After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Red Metcalfe (2 episodes, 2001)
Frances Grey ...
 Kate Beauchamp (2 episodes, 2001)
Jamie Draven ...
 Jez Clifton (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Eric Metcalfe (2 episodes, 2001)
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 D.C. Nixon (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Duncan Warren (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Susan Metcalfe (2 episodes, 2001)
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 D.C.S. Emerson (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Rev. Stephen Hedges (2 episodes, 2001)
Colin Gourley ...
 Roger Parkin (2 episodes, 2001)
Billie-Claire Wright ...
 Chloe (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Lubezski (2 episodes, 2001)
Howard Crossley ...
 D.C. Freeman (2 episodes, 2001)
Eddie Cooper ...
 Sam Warren (2 episodes, 2001)
Gillian Taylforth ...
 Helen Warren (2 episodes, 2001)
Serena Gordon ...
 Alison Reeves (2 episodes, 2001)
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After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare.

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El Mesías  »

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Trivia

'Michelle Forbes' had to learn sign language for her part and did so within six days. See more »

Quotes

D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: Ten dead!
D.S. Jez Clifton: At least we saved you.
D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: That's not much consolation.
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Followed by Messiah: The Promise (2004) See more »

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Unbelievable
1 September 2002 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is the best drama I've seen in a very long time, if not ever. Firstly, Ken Stott is an absolutely fantastic actor, he perfected the part so you really believed he was DCI Red Metcalfe, struggling with all his secrets and dark past. In fact all the actors were excellent in their roles, particularly Neil Dudgeon, Frances Grey and of course, Jamie Draven. The novel in the first place was highly original with an amazingly complex plot, and this was successfully adapted into a high quality, brilliant directed screenplay. To sum up, this was an electrifying piece of ground-breaking drama, every moment communicating mesmerising details about this complex plot and it's highly believable characters. See it if u can, believe me.


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