Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison's investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, or possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Det. Supt. Jane Tennison (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Robert West (2 episodes, 2003)
Oleg Menshikov ...
 Milan Lukic (2 episodes, 2003)
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 DCI Simon Finch (2 episodes, 2003)
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 DS Alun Simms (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Duscan Zigic (2 episodes, 2003)
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 DC Michael Philips / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
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 DC Lorna Greaves (2 episodes, 2003)
Rad Lazar ...
 Kasim / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Jasmina Belkic (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Moslem (2 episodes, 2003)
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 DC David Butcher (2 episodes, 2003)
Anna Maria Ashe ...
 Newsreader (2 episodes, 2003)
Leena Dhingra ...
 Pathologist (2 episodes, 2003)
Kate Lynn Evans ...
 Rosemary Henderson (2 episodes, 2003)
Rupert Frazer ...
 George Giblin, M.P. (2 episodes, 2003)
Steve Gibbs ...
 DC Sean Firth (2 episodes, 2003)
Stuart Goodwin ...
 Anthony Vane / ... (2 episodes, 2003)
Sally Hurst ...
 OCB Secretary (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Police Doctor (2 episodes, 2003)
Femi Oguns ...
 Stephen Abacha (2 episodes, 2003)
Bharti Patel ...
 Tennison's secretary (2 episodes, 2003)
Tony Pritchard ...
 DAC Charles Evans (2 episodes, 2003)
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 Waterloo Vagrant (2 episodes, 2003)
Hugh Sachs ...
 Hotel Manager (2 episodes, 2003)
Dennis Titus ...
 Landlord (2 episodes, 2003)
Ann Warungu ...
 Haweeya (2 episodes, 2003)
Sarah Winman ...
 Rachel Bell (2 episodes, 2003)
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Helen Mirren (Calendar Girls, Gosford Park) is back as Inspector Jane Tennison in an eagerly awaited new episode of the Emmy award-winning series Prime Suspect on ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre. It's been seven years since Tennison put the handcuffs on a psychotic killer in the last episode. Now, amid pressure to retire, she faces a death squad that has unleashed the horrors of the Balkan civil war on London. Written by stebbones@excite.com

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ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre: Prime Suspect 6  »

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Helen Mirren had director approval. She had the the right to look at directors and meet them. She met Tom Hooper and approved him, telling him it had to be his vision and she would protect it. See more »

Goofs

Tennison's glasses suddenly appear on her face during the second interview with Milan Lukic. See more »

Quotes

Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: You know, there's a twelve week residential course I could send you on especially designed to help you appreciate cultural sensitivities.
DS Alun Simms: [Extending his arm] I'd prefer an amputation!
Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: Yeah, well that's not where you need cutting off. Go on, piss off!
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Follows Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996) See more »

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Top drawer crime story
11 November 2003 | by (Cardiff, Wales) – See all my reviews

This programme just aired in the UK and it is of the highest quality. Prime Suspect has been a consistently good TV drama and although it's been 6 years since PS5 (probably the weakest) this new outing for Jane Tennison is thoroughly gripping and moving. Helen Mirren is typically first rate, excellent support from Robert Pugh, Mark Strong and Frank Finlay. Peter Berry and Tom Hooper have crafted a complicated, emotional rollercoaster that had me glued to the TV for the duration. Highlights are the ending of part one and the scenes between Tennison and her father. Even the music is good. Do not miss.


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