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)
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 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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'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: What have we missed? What are we missing?
D.I. Duncan Warren: The connection.
D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: Maybe we're getting too bogged down in materials. We missed the connection because the killer's made it...in his head!
D.I. Duncan Warren: Something concrete links James Birch and Philip Blake, we just don't know what it is. Two in one day, it's revenge, it's...a one off.
D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: I hope so.
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Decent but not much more then that
10 January 2015 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I decided to watch this based on the rating here and the positive reviews.

I don't agree with the high rating and the very positive reviews, while this is not a bad mini series it's nothing special either in my opinion. Some compare it to Se7en, that is absolutely not the case.

It is your average,run off the mill, cop vs serial killer scenario, without giving too much away of the plot i can say that it baffles me that the the connection wasn't made earlier (i did and nothing is given away). So i was watching this thinking there had to be another plot twist that i missed, i didn't.

Furthermore, the production is average, the acting is above average but what annoys me with these kind of series that there always has to be something wrong with the "hero". Either a drinking problem, separated, dead child or you name it. Why is that? In my opinion, if you have nothing to do an a rainy Sunday afternoon you can watch this but don't expect anything too much. They tried too hard.


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