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Release Date:
17 June 1997 (UK) See more »
Drama series about an ex-policeman, who now uses his detective skills while working for insurance companies.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 40)

Kevin Whately ... James 'Jimmy' Griffin / ... (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Annette Ekblom ... Sally Griffin (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Danny Worters ... Dominic Griffin (12 episodes, 1997-1998)

Holly Davidson ... Jodie Griffin (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Al Ashton ... Vinnie Stanley (12 episodes, 1997-1998)

Jill Baker ... Claudette Monro-Foster (8 episodes, 1997-1998)

Sarah-Jane Potts ... Harriet Potter (6 episodes, 1997)
Charlotte Bellamy ... Harriet Potter (6 episodes, 1998)

Michelle Fairley ... Gabby Rodwell (6 episodes, 1997)
Trevor Byfield ... Frank Mortimer (6 episodes, 1997-1998)

John McEnery ... Alex 'Godzilla' Turnbull (5 episodes, 1998)

Series Directed by
Roger Gartland (4 episodes, 1997)
Bob Blagden (2 episodes, 1997)
Moira Armstrong (2 episodes, 1998)
Graeme Harper (2 episodes, 1998)
Baz Taylor (2 episodes, 1998)

Danny Derbridge (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Al Ashton (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tim O'Mara (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
James Robson (2 episodes, 1998)

Series Produced by
Adrian Bate .... producer (6 episodes, 1997)
Ian Strachan .... associate producer (6 episodes, 1998)
Carol Wilks .... producer (6 episodes, 1998)
Joep Bannenberg .... line producer (2 episodes, 1997)
Brian True-May .... executive producer (2 episodes, 1998)

Patricia Greenland .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Jo Wright .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Alan Clark (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Cinematography by
David Higgs (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Bryce Clayton (2 episodes, 1998)

Derek Bain (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Joan McCann (2 episodes, 1998)
Toby Whale (2 episodes, 1998)

Suzanne Crowley (unknown episodes)
Gilly Poole (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
Robert Foster (9 episodes, 1997-1998)

John Plush (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
Rachel Heady (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Costume Design by
John Fraser (2 episodes, 1998)

Judy Pepperdine (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Jane Bevans .... makeup artist (1 episode, 1998)
C.J. Wills .... makeup designer (1 episode, 1998)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chris Alexander .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1998)
Susannah Booker .... third assistant director (2 episodes, 1998)
Vaughan Watkins .... second assistant director (2 episodes, 1998)

Toby Ford .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Peter Stenning .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Garry Dawson .... prop storeman (6 episodes, 1997)
Kevin Day .... stand by props (6 episodes, 1998)
Series Sound Department
Alun Banks .... boom operator (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Les Honess .... sound recordist (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ian Tapp .... sound re-recording mixer (10 episodes, 1997-1998)
Rupert Scrivener .... sound re-recording mixer / dubbing mixer (4 episodes, 1997)
Series Special Effects by
Stuart Brisdon .... special effects (2 episodes, 1998)
Series Visual Effects by
Colin Gorry .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Stuart St. Paul .... stunt coordinator (2 episodes, 1998)

Riky Ash .... stunt driver / stunts (unknown episodes)
Dave Holland .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Andreas Petrides .... stunts (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael McGarrigle .... wardrobe assistant (6 episodes, 1998)
Series Editorial Department
John Blackwell .... assistant editor (12 episodes, 1997-1998)

Marc Eskenazi .... on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Series Transportation Department
David Barry .... transportation coordinator (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Series Other crew
Frans Kuijper .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1997)

Charlotte Blair .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Julianne Long .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Lame and Unwatchable Kevin Whatley Series, 2 November 2014
Author: James Mordecai from Vancouver, British Columbia

Kevin Whatley disappoints in this boring and lame series featuring an insurance investigator. Nothing works in this series. It has unresolved plot lines and overall bad acting. And, its theme tune which is so evidently a ripoff from 'careless whispers', is just plain bad. Lasting just 2 seasons, this show is also badly directed and contains more domestic drama than actual mystery.

This show is nothing like Morse or even Lewis. As an investigator, Griffin is clueless. This only reason why Whatley stills gets roles is because of Morse's legacy.

I would not recommend this series.


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