"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two... See full summary »






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Series cast summary:
 Det. Supt. Tony Clark / ... (35 episodes, 1992-1994)
Tom Georgeson ...
 Det. Insp. Harry Naylor / ... (35 episodes, 1992-1994)
 Det. Sgt. Maureen Connell / ... (35 episodes, 1992-1994)
 Chief Supt. John Deakin / ... (26 episodes, 1992-1994)
Robin McCallum ...
 Det. Supt. David Graves / ... (18 episodes, 1992-1994)


"Between The Lines" is set in the Complaints Investigation Bureau (CIB) - the department responsible for investigating other police officers - of London's Metropolitan Police. The first two series had stories based around various different aspects of the darker side of the police, ranging from such topics as petty corruption, racism and sexual harassment through to grand conspiracy, with some plot threads running through the series over several episodes. The series also dealt with the personal lives of it's less-than-clean-cut characters, particularly the womanising lead character Tony Clark, and is also notable for its inclusion of a lesbian character in a major role. In the third and final series, the focus changed significantly, moving away from the police force to other areas of security and espionage. Written by <mcollins@nyx.net>

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Why I think this is the best Brit Cop show ever
10 February 1999 | by (Burlington, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I have watched every episode at least twice over the past 5 years (we got this series a little later than the UK of course). It's realistic cut throat, no holds barred depiction of UK police corruption was leading edge. Presented in the UK at a time when confidence in the UK police was at a record low, this show encapsulated the feelings of the day. It is very well acted, the principals gelling nicely right from the first episode. The third series is less tight and focussed, which explains why the main cast members refused to sign up for a 4th series. Neil Pearson (one of the sexiest men on the screen these days) is extremely convincing as Tony Clark. In fact, I can't think of any weak performances at all. great writing too. certainly a "10"

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