Sexy, ambitious Superintendent Sandra Pullman leads the Metropolitan Police Force's Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad (UCOS) in this affable police drama. Her team: Three aging former detectives lured out of retirement. Gerry Standing is a womanizer, Brian Lane is clinically depressed, and Jack Halford has conversations with his dead wife. Can this curmudgeonly trio of crime-busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes, or are the old ways--a blend of guile and hunches--still best?
Amanda Redman (Home with the Braithwaites), Dennis Waterman (The Sweeney), Alun Armstrong (Bleak House), and James Bolam (Beiderbecke Trilogy) star in this long-running, award-winning British series, an "unstoppable ratings monster" (London Sunday Telegraph) in the U.K. A drama with tongue firmly in cheek, deftly written and perfectly cast, it's a "gale-force blast of fresh air" (Radio Times, U.K.). Season 2 is 8 episodes, 467 min. on 3 DVDs.
New boss Robert Strickland asks the team to re-open the case of David Barrie, a barrister found dead, bound and gagged, in his car in the 1980s. The case was a rare instance of officer in charge Ronnie Ross not getting his man. Chief
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 467 minutes
Number of Discs: 3
Color or B&W: Color
"Fresh, original and funny" - The Guardian (U.K.)
"A masterclass in effortless character acting" - The Guardian (U.K.)
"Crack cast" - The Guardian (U.K.)
"Deftly humorous...a treat" - The Independent
Television and Radio Industries Club Awards Winner for TV Crime Programme (2009)