"The most popular program on British TV" (London Evening Standard) returns with more old-school crime solving and witty banter. Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman, Sexy Beast) and her team of aging cops tackle cold cases abandoned by the Metropolitan Police. Each detective has a fair share of personal demons: Jack Halford (James Bolam, The Biederbecke Affair) is haunted by his wife's murder. Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman, The Sweeney) has a troubled relationship with his daughter. Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong, Bleak House) battles the bottle, and Sandra seeks the truth about her family's shady past.
Seen on public television, this long running, critically acclaimed British series features smart writing, compelling stories, likeable characters, and a top-notch cast of seasoned actors and guest stars including Claire Bloom (The King's Speech), James Fox (A Passage to India), David Troughton (Norman Conquests), and Ronald Pickup (Lillie). 8 episodes, 3 DVDs, approx. 467 minutes, SDH.
Episode 1: Spare Parts
When Jack meets his nemesis, Ricky Hanson, in court, Hanson's attorney ruthlessly discredits each member of the team. Reinvestigating the murder of a wealthy businessman who left a fortune to
- Behind-the-scenes featurette
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 467 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 3
Color or B&W: Color
"Engagingly different detective drama"--Daily Mail (UK)
"Offbeat, amusing, and well written"--Deseret News
"Lighthearted whodunit" --The Times (UK)
"The most popular program on British TV" --London Ev
Television and Radio Industries Club Awards, TRIC Award Winner for TV Crime Programme (2009)
Writer's Guild of Great Britain Award Nomination for Soap/Series (TV) (2007)