The police investigate the murder of Alice Fielding who is found strangled in her flat. As they investigate her friends and acquaintances they find that her old boyfriend is now dating her mother. On...
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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".
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A murder has been committed... But as the evidence piles up, so does the confusion. Cold Blood returns you to the crime scene so you can examine all the clues for yourself. Can you piece ... See full summary »
Commander Clare Blake has risen to the top of her profession in the male-dominated Metropolitan Police Service and is now the head of the serious crimes unit. Some years previously she ... See full summary »
Art is an independent film-maker with big ideas... sadly nobody will listen to these ideas, with the exception of his best friend Jones. The series follows Art as his overactive imagination... See full summary »
Retired docker Don and his wife Dora live cautiously within their means. Their daughter Joanne, a single parent, struggles to make ends meet but their property developer son David has a ... See full summary »
DS Luke Stone's mobile phone uses the theme from the '70s classic British cop show The The Sweeney (1975) for its ringtone. See more »
[Stone has found a witness who saw a killer enter the building where the killing took place; a homeless man who was under a tree by the entrance]
D. I. Susan Alembic:
[pointing to the witness]
Him as your key witness? You'll be laughed out of court!
DS Luke Stone:
This from a senior investigating officer who employs a psychic!
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I had the misfortune to catch the latest episode of this show. I'm a regular viewer of TV crime shows but had never seen this. I was lucky.
Feeble in every department. It looks like it was shot through a filter of soup, the script was terrible - the story was hackneyed, psychologically inconsistent, and dull, the acting was weak. Kris Marshall is particularly unconvincing and looks uncomfortable in the role, even though this is the second series. The world the characters inhabit is a collection of watered down lifts from other shows (the light box they use to view photographs a typical example, ripping off the transparent boards from Waking the Dead to considerably less effect and impact).
Will go out of my way to avoid future episodes.
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