Prime Suspect

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ITV (ended 2006)

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Prime Suspect
8.1
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Welcome to the Prime Suspect guide at TV.com. This is a long-running occasional detective drama series starring Helen Mirren as DCI (later Detective Superintendent) Jane Tennison, based on stories by Linda La Plante. The show has won awards on both sides of the Atlantic.
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  • In a typically understated British fashion, Prime Suspect delivers excellent performances by an edgy, raucous cast of "old boy's club" cops and a steely-eyed, ambitious female Detective Chief Inspector (DCI), Tennison.moreless

    9.5
    I absolutely love this show, the word brilliant doesn't even properly give it justice. As usual the UK has produced and delivered a series that puts to shame anything that American television has to offer. Helen Mirren is ranked one of the world's best actors-and for good reason.



    The stories are superb "who dunnits" with outstanding writing and acting all the way around. In addition to being a great crime solving drama, "Prime Suspect" succeeds as a character study of a middle-aged, professional woman who has sacrificed much of her personal life to rise among the ranks of the police force.





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    Categories

    Drama, Fantasy

    Themes

    Crime, 90s, British TV