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 DCI Noel Bain (21 episodes, 1994-2002)
Ffion Wilkins ...
 Hannah Bain / ... (16 episodes, 1994-2002)
Sharon Morgan ...
 Professor Margaret Edwards, pathologist / ... (11 episodes, 1994-2002)
Gillian Elisa ...
 DS Alison Griffiths (10 episodes, 1994-1997)
Geraint Lewis ...
 DS Carwyn Phillips / ... (9 episodes, 1994-1997)
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DCI Noel Bain looks back fondly to the days when policing involved chasing villains, playing rugby and drinking beer. However, he has come to realize that contemporary policing imposes dilemmas that no training manual could ever anticipate.

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27 November 1994 (UK)  »

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Welsh-language versions of the earlier seasons' episodes were filmed in parallel with the English-language episodes, for transmission in Wales with a series title Yr Heliwr (The Hunter). See more »

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Spun-off from A Mind to Kill (1991) See more »

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love this dark gem
15 September 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This series is now showing in Australia for what I believe is the first time.

Trouble is it's on after midnight and hardly anyone's watching it.

Wonderfully atmospheric cop series.

It has a darkness about it that stays with you after you go to bed.

Utterly credible .. acted with restraint and so refreshingly the antithesis of the diet of police forensic porn mostly served up to us these days.

There's something genuinely likable about Bain .. but also a real world grittiness about him .. that doesn't always render him predictable.

Enjoying a love affair with this show at the moment .. would advise any Aussies not watching it who are reading this in Sep 05 to check it out on Channel 7 Tuesdays at midnight.

Set the VCR if you have to and let it get into your head .. it might take an episode or two .. but you'll be rewarded..


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