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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Series cast summary:
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 Det. Supt. Jane Tennison (1 episode, 2003)
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 Robert West (1 episode, 2003)
Anna Maria Ashe ...
 Newsreader (1 episode, 2003)
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 Jasmina Belkic (1 episode, 2003)
Leena Dhingra ...
 Pathologist (1 episode, 2003)
Kate Lynn Evans ...
 Rosemary Henderson (1 episode, 2003)
Rupert Frazer ...
 George Giblin, M.P. (1 episode, 2003)
Steve Gibbs ...
 DC Sean Firth (1 episode, 2003)
Stuart Goodwin ...
 Anthony Vane (1 episode, 2003)
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 DC David Butcher (1 episode, 2003)
Sally Hurst ...
 OCB Secretary (1 episode, 2003)
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 DC Michael Philips (1 episode, 2003)
Rad Lazar ...
 Kasim Ibrahimivic (1 episode, 2003)
Oleg Menshikov ...
 Milan Lukic (1 episode, 2003)
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 DCI Simon Finch (1 episode, 2003)
Tanya Moodie ...
 DC Lorna Greaves (1 episode, 2003)
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 Police Doctor (1 episode, 2003)
Femi Oguns ...
 Stephen Abacha (1 episode, 2003)
Bharti Patel ...
 Tennison's secretary (1 episode, 2003)
Tony Pritchard ...
 DAC Charles Evans (1 episode, 2003)
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 DS Alun Simms (1 episode, 2003)
Finlay Robertson ...
 Waterloo Vagrant (1 episode, 2003)
Hugh Sachs ...
 Hotel Manager (1 episode, 2003)
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 Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall (1 episode, 2003)
Dennis Titus ...
 Landlord (1 episode, 2003)
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 Duscan Zigic (1 episode, 2003)
Ann Warungu ...
 Haweeya (1 episode, 2003)
Sarah Winman ...
 Rachel Bell (1 episode, 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 »

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Tennison refers to Zigic as a Bosnian to the SWAT team leader, but earlier his nationality is represented as Serbian. See more »

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Haweeya: Will he come after me, too?
Det. Supt. Jane Tennison: No. No - because I'm going to find him, and I'm going too lock him away - and he's *never* coming out.
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Follows Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995) See more »

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Very satisfying ending.....
12 August 2004 | by (Stockholm) – See all my reviews

Just finished watching #6 which was screened in two parts this week on SVT1. Was on the edge of my seat for both episodes.

Mirren is, as always, a joy to watch.

This riveting story is blessed with a great ending. It felt really good after this one. Quite a lot of thriller/police dramas end without one feeling that justice has been meted out. Here, the main antagonists get their just desserts. And I mean everybody. Especially the woman from the secret service. That look she gives her man at the end is priceless.

Beautifully shot and nicely scored. A great bit of telly to be sure.

Top marks here!


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