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Gerard Horan ...
 Detective Chief Superintendent John Domaille (2 episodes, 2000)
Stephen Moore ...
 Professor David Gee (2 episodes, 2000)
Claire Webzell ...
 Sonia Sutcliffe (2 episodes, 2000)
Paul Angelis ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Jack Ridgeway (2 episodes, 2000)
Pip Donaghy ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Will Brooks (2 episodes, 2000)
Howard Ward ...
 Det. Supt. John Stainthorpe (2 episodes, 2000)
Jim Millea ...
 Det. Insp. John Boyle (2 episodes, 2000)
John Graham-Davies ...
 Det. Insp. Tony Glendenning (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Det. Sgt. Peter Smith (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Det. Sgt. Parks (2 episodes, 2000)
Katharine Rogers ...
 WPC Sue Neave (2 episodes, 2000)
Laura Richmond ...
 WPC Ruth Ford (2 episodes, 2000)
Paula J. Horton ...
 WPC Susan Phillips (2 episodes, 2000)
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 DC Cambrook (2 episodes, 2000)
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 DC Cleasby (2 episodes, 2000)
Matt Healy ...
 DC Rogan (2 episodes, 2000)
Darren Roberts ...
 DC Wakeman (2 episodes, 2000)
Martin Ronan ...
 DC Sandford (2 episodes, 2000)
Terence Mann ...
 DC Marks (2 episodes, 2000)
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 DC Barkham (2 episodes, 2000)
John Griffin ...
 DC Garrett (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Keighley Constable (2 episodes, 2000)
Craig Cheetham ...
 Peter Sutcliffe (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Margaret Oldfield (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Gillian Oldfield (2 episodes, 2000)
Sam Townend ...
 Christopher Oldfield, aged 13 (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Christopher Oldfield aged 9 (2 episodes, 2000)
Neil Boorman ...
 Wilf MacDonald (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Sylvia Holland (2 episodes, 2000)
Suzanne Ellison ...
 Irene MacDonald (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Chapeltown Prostitute (2 episodes, 2000)
Tanya Myers ...
 Myra Lawton (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Terence Hawkshaw (2 episodes, 2000)
Jean Stevens ...
 Mrs. Hawkshaw (2 episodes, 2000)
Ken Bradshaw ...
 Adrian Windows (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Rita Rytka (2 episodes, 2000)
Ted Robbins ...
 Chauffeur (2 episodes, 2000)
Gemma Phoenix ...
 Schoolgirl (2 episodes, 2000)
Peter Lorenzelli ...
 Barker (2 episodes, 2000)
Laura Crossley ...
 Tracey Browne (2 episodes, 2000)
Christine Mackie ...
 Mrs. Browne (2 episodes, 2000)
James Higgins ...
 Stevenson (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Asst. Chief Const. George Oldfield (2 episodes, 2000)
Chris Brailsford ...
 Ken Rees (2 episodes, 2000)
Gillian Brownson ...
 Nurse (2 episodes, 2000)
Rosy Clayton ...
 Maggie (2 episodes, 2000)
John Duttine ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Jim Hobson (2 episodes, 2000)
Steven Dykes ...
 Dewsbury Sergeant (2 episodes, 2000)
Juliet Ellis ...
 Olivia Reivers (2 episodes, 2000)
Keiran Flynn ...
 DC Andy Laptew (2 episodes, 2000)
Simon Hanna ...
 PC Robert Hydes (2 episodes, 2000)
Zoie Kennedy ...
 WPC (2 episodes, 2000)
James Laurenson ...
 Chief Const. Ronald Gregory (2 episodes, 2000)
Kate Layden ...
 Mrs. Sykes (2 episodes, 2000)
Francis Maguire ...
 DC Greenwood (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Diane Simpson (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Jimmy Furey (2 episodes, 2000)
James Quinn ...
 Det. Sgt. Desmond O'Boyle (2 episodes, 2000)
Malcolm Raeburn ...
 Bradford Sergeant (2 episodes, 2000)
Steve Ramsden ...
 Sergeant Bob Ring (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Det. Supt. Dick Holland (2 episodes, 2000)
Lynda Rooke ...
 Mrs. Hill (2 episodes, 2000)
Kate Rutter ...
 Jane Barker (2 episodes, 2000)
Mike Savage ...
 Det. Chief Supt. Clark (2 episodes, 2000)
(2 episodes, 2000)
John Kay Steel ...
 Professor Stanley Ellis (2 episodes, 2000)
Hannah Storey ...
 Teresa Sykes (2 episodes, 2000)
John Wheatley ...
 Keith McPhail (2 episodes, 2000)
Patricia Wilcock ...
 Rachel Horton (2 episodes, 2000)
Stephen Woods ...
 Police Pathologist (2 episodes, 2000)
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This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry. Written by Martin Underwood <imdb@martinunderwood.f9.co.uk>

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A brilliant dramatisation
17 November 2000 | by (Banbury, England) – See all my reviews

Very well done dramatic reconstruction of the events leading up to the eventual arrest of the Yorkshire Ripper. Richard Ridings is an excellent and under-used actor. I hope we can see him in lots more (apart from 'Fat Friends' which has just finished screening). Also, please, whoever is responsible, release "This is Personal.." on video so we can keep it! I taped it at the time but managed to tape over!


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