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Viewers are saying the same thing about The Pembrokeshire Murders

The story follows the police investigation into a 20-year-old search for a serial killer 

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Emmy Griffiths
TV & Film Editor
January 12, 2021
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Did you watch The Pembrokeshire Murders on Monday night? Viewers seemed to enjoy the true-crime ITV drama, and there was one major part of the show that everyone agreed on!

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Taking to Twitter, plenty of people praised that the series had cast Welsh actors. One person wrote: "I can’t tell you how amazing it is to see Welsh characters portrayed by Welsh actors, [expletive] superbly, on a National platform. Feeling very proud to be Welsh tonight. Congrats #ThePembrokeshireMurders on nailing it." 

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Another fan added: "HOW BLOODY REFRESHING to be able to watch quality Drama set in Wales and just enjoy it without the jarring awful accents we hear so often. Crammed with brilliant Welsh talent, da iawn @ITV - if you missed  #ThePembrokeshireMurders then catch up!" 

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A third person wrote: "This might sound petty to some, but to every Welsh person who watch #ThePembrokeshireMurders - I am so happy we all got to see a gripping Welsh drama - using actors actually from Wales combining both established and new talent. What a refreshing change." 

Have you checked out the show yet? The official synopsis reads: "In 2006, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Steve Wilkins decided to reopen both cases. Employing pioneering forensic methods, Wilkins and his handpicked team found microscopic DNA and fibres that potentially linked the murders to a string of burglaries committed in the 80s and 90s. 

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Luke Evans stars in the new drama

"The perpetrator of those robberies was nearing the end of his prison sentence, but if Steve Wilkins was right, he was also a serial killer ... Could Steve and his team find enough forensic evidence to charge their suspect before he was released to potentially kill again?" 

The show is based on the events of the book The Pembrokeshire Murders - Catching the Bullseye Killer, which was written by ex-DCI Steve Wilkins, who Luke Evans plays in the drama. 

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