Producer Kenith Trodd was part of a 1984 team brought together to study how the BBC should respond to Channel Four's pioneering efforts in making films for both television and theatrical ... See full summary »
When the body of a murdered 12 year old girl is found in a skate park on the street where she lives the local police storm into action. Mistakes are made in the heat of an emotionally ... See full summary »
With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.
Jack Rosenthal used the same character name, Bamber, for the head removal man in both this series (when he was played by Warren Clarke) and in the film The Chain (1984) (when he was played by 'Warren Mitchell'). In both cases, the character was a know-it-all who incessantly impressed (and bored!) his colleagues with his prodigious knowledge - hence the nickname "Bamber", a reference to Bamber Gascoigne, the question master on University Challenge (1962). See more »