Sexy, ambitious Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) leads the cold case squad of the Metropolitan Police in this affable British drama. Her team includes three aging former detectives lured out of retirement. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) is a womanizer, Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Bleak House) is clinically depressed, and Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Beiderbecke Affair) has conversations with his dead wife. Can this curmudgeonly trio of crime-busters learn new tricks to crack tough crimes? Or are old-fashioned hunches and footwork still best?
The masterful performances and top-tier guest stars make 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 "the crime show to watch" (Daily Post, U.K.). 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 466 minutes, SDH.
Episode 1: Lady's Pleasure
Five years ago, a teacher died at the wheel of her husband's prized sports car. Now he wants the car back, inspiring Sandra to reopen the investigation. Her only clue: a photo of a small tattoo in
- Behind-the-scenes featurette
- Cast filmographies
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 463 minutes, plus bonus programming (20 minutes)
Number of discs: 3
Color or B&W: Color
"Excellent crime series"--Daily Mail (UK)
"Enjoyably mischievous"--The Sunday Times (UK)
"Cutting-edge Brit TV"--The Guardian (UK)
"Unstoppable ratings monster"--The Sunday Telegraph (UK)
Television and Radio Industries Club Awards, TRIC Award Winner for TV Crime Programme (2009)