Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness (2003)

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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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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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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 »

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Towards the beginning Tennison says she is 54 years old, however in Prime Suspect 5 she says she is 50. As Prime Suspect 6 is set 7 years later she would be 57 not 54. See more »

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Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: [asked if she is competent] Well, I've memorized the name of the current prime minister, if that's of any help.
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Follows Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995) See more »

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The absolute, unequivocal best Jane Tennyson
18 May 2007 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

I've watched (and was hooked) the entire series from Day 1...I only wish there were 10 more episodes to look forward to....This series, and this particular episode, set the standard for all TV detective series....I don't like to go into the story line for a couple of reasons...One is to let a new viewer have the full experience without prejudice (I envy you), and two, by not revealing the smallest detail, I add my tiny part of suspense and drama to the work....so no details here....Jane Tennyson and company are superb actors...My coda........Here is quality, intense television melodrama at its best....


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