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26 April 2004 (USA) See more »
Nesbitt Hoping to be 'Six Feet Under'
 (From WENN. 24 October 2002)

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  (in credits order)

James Nesbitt ... Thomas Murphy
Claudia Harrison ... Annie

Vincent Regan ... Hatcher

Mark Benton ... McBride

David Bradley ... Hatcher Snr.

Alex Norton ... Murdoch
Peter McNamara ... Mitchell
Matt Bardock ... Johnny
Del Synnott ... Carter

Takuya Matsumoto ... Shiro Kawaisara

Emma Cooke ... Noreen
Shaughan Seymour ... Duggan
Takatsuna Mukai ... Shiro's Bodyguard

Togo Igawa ... Fuji
Bill Moody ... James Warbeck
David Griffith ... Wilkinson
Terence Harvey ... Burgess
Ysobel Gonzalez ... Lianne
David Sargent ... Barman

Judith Shekoni ... Receptionist
John-Simon Rawlings ... Johnny Cash Impersonator
Stuart McGugan ... Shopkeeper
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tom Rooke ... Joe (as Thomas Rooke)

Directed by
John Strickland 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Colin Bateman 

Produced by
Greg Brenman .... executive producer
Robert Cooper .... executive producer
Sanne Craddick .... producer
Jacquie Glanville .... line producer
Yvonne Isimeme Ibazebo .... line producer
Tom Sherry .... producer
Original Music by
Nick Bicât 
Cinematography by
Dominic Clemence 
Film Editing by
Patrick Moore 
Casting by
Andy Pryor 
Production Design by
Chris Edwards 
Art Direction by
Tom Still 
Costume Design by
Les Lansdown 
Makeup Department
Sandy Staples .... makeup designer
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lucy Amor .... second assistant director
Richard Lingard .... first assistant director
Art Department
Matt Gant .... stand-by art director
Shane Harford .... dressing props
Kellie Waugh .... stand-by art director
Bill Stallion .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Stuart Bagshaw .... assistant dubbing mixer
Ronald Bailey .... sound mixer
Ken Campbell .... sound recordist
Colette D. Dahanne .... adr mixer (as Colette Dahanne)
Simon Hayter .... sound recordist
Special Effects by
Tony Auger .... special effects supervisor
Derek Langley .... special effects supervisor
Gerry Behan .... stunts
Ken Doherty .... stunts
Glenn Marks .... stunt coordinator
Ian van Temperley .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
David McAnulty .... key grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Steve O'Sullivan .... costume assistant
Transportation Department
David Barry .... transportation
Other crew
Kevin Jackson .... assistant head of drama, BBC northern Ireland
Adrian Kelly .... production secretary
Bridget Kenningham .... assistant location manager
Paula Spinks .... script supervisor
Stephen Walker .... production coordinator

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Good stuff, 30 January 2002
Author: Tom Rodgers from Stafford, England

This was an impressive effort from James Nesbitt (better known as Adam from ITV's Cold Feet), ably supported by RADA graduate Claudia Harrison.

Yeah sure, the story had definitely been seen before - policeman impresses crime boss, infiltrates gang - and all the undercover cop cliches were present and correct (maverick, plays by his own rules, possibly family tragedy), but still, this was well-acted, tightly scripted, satisfying TV. We hope to see more from James Nesbitt in the future. 8/10

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