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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Jamie Draven ...
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 Eric Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2001
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 D.C. Nixon 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 ...
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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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'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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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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