Prime Suspect 2 (1992– )

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DCI Jane Tennison's investigation of a murder is complicated with the unexpected participation of her secret lover in her detective unit.

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Complete series cast summary:
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 DCI Jane Tennison (2 episodes, 1992)
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 DS Robert Oswalde (2 episodes, 1992)
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 D Supt Michael Kernan (2 episodes, 1992)
Jack Ellis ...
 DI Tony Muddyman (2 episodes, 1992)
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 DI Frank Burkin (2 episodes, 1992)
Richard Hawley ...
 DS Richard Haskons (2 episodes, 1992)
Philip Wright ...
 DC Lillie (2 episodes, 1992)
Ian Fitzgibbon ...
 DC Jones (2 episodes, 1992)
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 DC Rosper (2 episodes, 1992)
Lloyd McGuire ...
 Sgt Calder (2 episodes, 1992)
Stephen Boxer ...
 DCI Thorndike (2 episodes, 1992)
Claire Benedict ...
 Esme Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Vernon Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
Fraser James ...
 Tony Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
Ashley James ...
 Cleo Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
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 David Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
Jenny Jules ...
 Sarah Allen (2 episodes, 1992)
Josephine Melville ...
 Esta (2 episodes, 1992)
Tom Watson ...
 David Harvey (2 episodes, 1992)
Cynthia Powell ...
 Silver Haired Lady (2 episodes, 1992)
June Watson ...
 Eileen Reynolds (2 episodes, 1992)
Matt Bardock ...
 Jason Reynolds (2 episodes, 1992)
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 Joanne Fagunwa (2 episodes, 1992)
Anna Lorimer ...
 Sandra (2 episodes, 1992)
Stefan Kalipha ...
 Jonathan Phelps (2 episodes, 1992)
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Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison now deals with a racially charged murder. The long-dead body of a young black woman is discovered in a district recently convulsed by police brutality and which now is in the midst of a highly-charged political campaign. Her investigation is hampered by the hostility of the local populace, and the clumsy methods of some of her subordinates and irresponsible journalists make things worse. Can she solve the case before a race riot breaks out? Her job is complicated when a former lover is assigned to her command as a subordinate. Written by Reid Gagle

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In a 2006 interview, Helen Mirren stated that 'what did shock me profoundly was we had a storyline, where a house had been bought and they're re-modeling the garden and they find a dead body and then they find another one. And in my mind I was going - that's a little bit, you know, that's pushing it a bit - and then very shortly after that the Rosemary and Fred West case came about and I thought - my god. My god. Not only was it realistic. The real world went so much further'. See more »

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When Burkin is questioning a band member at a studio in relation to Nadine, the music starts despite the fact that bassist hasn't finished talking to Burkin, the bass can be clearly heard. See more »

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D Supt Michael Kernan: Senior policemen are politicians first and foremost, Jane. Remember that if you're up for super.
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References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Bit of a Dip
2 December 2006 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This one isn't written by La Plante and it shows. The cacophony of the station room is replaced by a hum. Things are more sorted, the plot details pointed to ostentatiously.

This one is about racism - about how racial tensions cause destruction all around. Many of the familiar faces from the first episode are back, but others are unfortunately gone.

This one goes on forever. All these episodes are four hours long but this one feels that long. Two hours through it and you'll expect an ending and then you'll check the clock and you're likely to yelp 'OMG another two hours?'

It's not bad - but it does drag. As all these stories, it's incredibly complex and intricately woven - and it will beat most television crime drama fare. But odds are at the end of the game you'll long for the return of La Plante.


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