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Supt. Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Helen Mirren ... Supt. Jane Tennison

Beatie Edney ... Susan Covington

Robert Glenister ... Chris Hughes

Lesley Sharp ... Anne Sutherland
Tracy Keating ... Carolyn Norwood
Richard Hawley ... DI Richard Haskons
Jack Ellis ... DI Tony Muddyman
David Phelan ... DC Pride

Graham Seed ... Doctor

John Benfield ... DCS Kernan

Tony Rohr ... DS McColl

Mark Bazeley ... DC Aplin
Chris Brailsford ... DC Westbrook
Mossie Smith ... WPC Maureen Havers
Caroline Selby ... Alison Sutherland
Candice Paul ... Gayle Sutherland
Adrian Lukis ... John Warwick
Fergus O'Donnell ... DC Hawker

Stuart Wilson ... Dr. Patrick Schofield
Stephen Tindall ... DCI White

Anthony Daniels ... Pathologist

David Ryall ... Oscar Bream
Patrick Cremin ... DI Andrews
Sam Cox ... DCI Birnam
Richard Cubison ... Commander Lane
Mac Andrews ... Stubbs
Anna Niland ... WPC
Malcolm Raeburn ... Supt. Sleeth
Robin Ashenden ... Reporter

Directed by
John Madden 
Writing credits
Paul Billing (written by)

Produced by
Rebecca Eaton .... executive producer: USA
Sally Head .... executive producer
Paul Marcus .... producer
Original Music by
Stephen Warbeck 
Cinematography by
David Odd 
Film Editing by
Anthony Ham 
Casting by
Doreen Jones 
Production Design by
Chris Truelove 
Art Direction by
Stephen Graham 
Costume Design by
Mike O'Neill 
Makeup Department
Jane Hatch .... makeup supervisor
Anastasia Shirley .... assistant makeup artist
Production Management
Bill Leather .... production supervisor
David Meddick .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Trina Fraser .... first assistant director
Sue Whitley .... second assistant director
Art Department
Iain Andrews .... assistant art director
Murray Cook .... graphic designer
Trevor Devoy .... production buyer
Tony Mills .... construction manager
Terry Nixon .... stand-by props
Sound Department
Ben Brookes .... boom operator
Dean Humphreys .... re-recording mixer
John Rutherford .... dubbing editor
John Senior .... dubbing editor
Nick Steer .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Steve Tomkow .... special effects
Andy Bradford .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Jimmy Camp .... gaffer
Craig Feather .... focus puller
Mike Fisher .... camera grip
Tony Slater Ling .... clapper loader (as Tony Ling)
Howard Somers .... camera operator
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Samantha Horn .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
David Boyle .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Chris Clarkson .... assistant film editor (uncredited)
Location Management
David Weir .... location manager
Other crew
Gwenda Bagshaw .... script associate
Elizabeth Bradley .... script editor
Craig McNeil .... production executive
Carl Morris .... production financing
Milly Preece .... production coordinator
Valery Ryan .... script editor
Sue Wild .... continuity

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Supt. Jane Tennison:You don't approve of women who take their careers seriously?
John Warwick:Not if it makes 'em selfish. I don't approve of anyone who makes a career a fetish.
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11 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Spooky, 10 May 2006
Author: Rick Blaine from London

This one unravels deftly. You might not know what's coming. If you really watch for details, you might. Again, the realism of this series beats the 'twinkie' world of Law & Order any day. This is not a Dick Wolf Happy Meal - this is the real thing, and at the top of the heap of great actors and other craftsmen involved is Helen Mirren, a wonder if there ever was one.

Sometimes you have to step away from the quality stuff and wander over into comic book land so to speak to fully appreciate what you're getting. This part is not a cozy one to snuggle up with; this one will make you think - but it's that good. A child is missing; there's a hunt for the child; that's all you need to know. As it wears on, the narrative 'sort of' tells you what you will finally understand. This is neither a 'whodunnit' nor a straightforward drama nor a police series - it's a bit of all three. And watching Helen Mirren do her stuff is going to be a treat for all your senses.

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