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Series cast summary:
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 Dolly Rawlins (6 episodes, 1995)
Linda Marlowe ...
 Ester Freeman (6 episodes, 1995)
Maureen Sweeney ...
 Gloria Radford (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Julia Lawson (6 episodes, 1995)
Zoe Heyes ...
 Connie Stephens (6 episodes, 1995)
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 Angela Dunn (6 episodes, 1995)
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 DS Mike Withey (6 episodes, 1995)
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 DCI Ron Craigh (6 episodes, 1995)
Douglas McFerran ...
 DS John Palmer (6 episodes, 1995)
Maggie McCarthy ...
 Kathleen O'Reilly (5 episodes, 1995)
Sophie Uliano ...
 Susan Withey (5 episodes, 1995)
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 Jim Douglas (5 episodes, 1995)
Kate Williams ...
 Audrey Withey (4 episodes, 1995)
Huggy Leaver ...
 Eddie Radford (4 episodes, 1995)
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 John Maynard (4 episodes, 1995)
Buffy Davis ...
 Norma Walker (4 episodes, 1995)
Jeff Nuttall ...
 Tommy Malin (3 episodes, 1995)
Charlie Caine ...
 Lennie Black (3 episodes, 1995)
Philip Croskin ...
 Raymond Dewey (3 episodes, 1995)
Natasha Alexander ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Katrina Buchanan ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Irene Sutcliffe ...
 Mrs. Simms (2 episodes, 1995)
Collette Johnson ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Lorraine Corroll ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Claudia Curran ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Amanda Maylin ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Gemma Latham ...
 Mary O'Reilly (2 episodes, 1995)
Georgina Latham ...
 Kate O'Reilly (2 episodes, 1995)
George Jackos ...
 Hector (2 episodes, 1995)
Delyth Morgan ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Anthony Allen ...
 Mr. Crow (2 episodes, 1995)
Sue Gifford ...
 Prisoner (2 episodes, 1995)
Holly Latham ...
 Sheena O'Reilly (2 episodes, 1995)
Antony Webb ...
 Jimmy Donaldson (2 episodes, 1995)
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 PO Barbara Hunter (2 episodes, 1995)
Ursula Howells ...
 Mrs. Lawson (2 episodes, 1995)
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Dolly Rawlins has just been released from prison after serving nine years for the murder of her husband, Harry, following a robbery that she and several other women had carried out on a security van that Harry was planning to raid [see _"Widows" (1983) (mini)_ and _"Widows 2" (1985) (mini)_]. Having acquired a reputation in prison as a dominant and respected figure, and being apparently now a reformed character, Dolly teams up with a number of other ex-convicts: Gloria Radford (who had fenced stolen guns), Ester Freeman (who ran a brothel), Connie Stevens and Angela Dunn (prostitutes), Julia Lawson (a drug dealer) and Kathleen O'Reilly (a forger). Dolly and the other women make plans to set up a children's home in a derelict Victorian house. But Dolly is planning one final armed robbery on a mail train. The other women want a share in the proceeds in this robbery... but they are also secretly planning to get their hands on Dolly's money and jewels from the previous robberies. The ... Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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Dolly tells Ester that she saw Shirley Miller being shot. However in Widows 2 (1985) she was not present at the shooting. See more »

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Referenced in Verity Lambert: Drama Queen (2008) See more »

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where are all of the other reviews (UK)?
27 July 2004 | by (washington, d.c.) – See all my reviews

I picked this DVD up on a lark, because I'm a tremendous fan of the original 'Prime Suspect' series, though not LaPlante's later 'Killer Net' - 'Net' is an interesting premise, but could have benefited from better research.

Anyway, this was a pretty good feature - well drawn characters and an interesting storyline, even if it takes an abrupt left-turn toward the 2nd episode.

I won't go into the particulars, but if you're a fan of British Crime drama, and 'capers' in general, this miniseries is highly recommended. I was not familiar with Ann Mitchell's work, but she's tremendous here in an ensemble cast that's nothing short of spectacular.

I'm really surprised that this miniseries hasn't shown up on either Masterpiece Theater or BBCAmerica. Here's to hoping! Catch it if you get the opportunity.

7/10


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