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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Cast

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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Gold: [Examining the decomposed corpse] Looks like it's a female, Oscar.
Oscar Bream: Oh, yes? What makes you say that, Mr. Gold?
Gold: It's wearing a bra.
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References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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Watch it for Colin Salmon's performance
21 January 2003 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I was flipping through channels and came across this second installment of the Prime Suspect mini-series which star Helen Mirren. However I'm not really a fan of the series, but was very impressed with the performance of Colin Salmon, who plays Sgt. Robert Oswalde. Salmon since then has worked on films such as the Bond films, Resident Evil, and the mini-series Dinotopia, however didn't ever have such a big part as he does in Prime Suspect 2. Salmon is very good in this role and his performance alone is a reason to watch it. Pretty decent mini-series.

SCORE: 7 out of 10 (good)


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