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Prime Suspect: The Lost Child -- In Series 4, the newly promoted Detective Superintendent Tennison moves among stations to head high-profile cases for the Area Major Investigation Team. A wrenching personal decision colors her search for an abducted toddler in The Lost Child.


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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 .... sound 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)
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
David Weir .... location manager
Sue Wild .... continuity

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8 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Robert Glenister's portrait of child abuser Chris Hughes, 4 October 2005
Author: janine-vermeltfoort from Netherlands

After having seen The Lost Child for quite a number of times since its release in 1995, and having read the reader's comments (mostly about Jane Tennison's background and Helen Mirren's superb role in it), it strikes me more than ever that no comments are made upon the brilliant role Robert Glenister is playing as Chris Hughes. Even after 10 years it is still one of the most credible ways of portraying the complex personality of a child abuser, carrying the weight of his own past.Watching the episode for the full one and a half hour makes you constantly switch between feelings of love and hate for this guy, in which the hate prevails because of the gravity of his actions. I have seen more brilliant roles of my favorite actor, but this one never fails to make the largest impression possible to me. Helen Mirren would never shine without these wonderful actors next to her. Praise for Robert Glenister!

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