55 Degrees North (2004–2005)

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A London detective moves to Newcastle after blowing the whistle on a corrupt colleague.

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Series cast summary:
Don Gilet ...
 DS Nicky Cole (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Claire Maxwell (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Andrew Dunn ...
 Sgt. Rick Astel (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Errol Hill (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 PC Martin Clark (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Michael Hodgson ...
 DS Frank Maguire (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Darren Morfitt ...
 DS Patrick Yates (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Emma Cleasby ...
 Sgt. Katherine Brookes (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
Jaeden Burke ...
 Matty Cole (14 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Georgina Hodge (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
Brian Protheroe ...
 James Wren (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
David Nellist ...
 Humby / ... (8 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 DI Russell Bing (7 episodes, 2005)
Sam Williams ...
 Mikey (7 episodes, 2005)
Christian Rodska ...
 DI Dennis Carter (6 episodes, 2004)
Neil McCaul ...
 Chief Supt Daniel Baxter / ... (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
Ian McLaughlin ...
 Sgt. Clive Edwards / ... (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
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A London detective moves to Newcastle after blowing the whistle on a corrupt colleague.

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The characters in the show work for the fictional Tyneside police service. The real police service that serves Newcastle-upon-Tyne is Northumbria police. See more »

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Good, with a lot of possibility

OK so i read the last post about the series, and while i agree that this program has a lot of clichés in it that doesn't make it a bad program.

Now-a-days too many programs and films give you either an anti hero or a hero who is not clean cut, sometimes its nice to have a hero who does always win in the end.

What i see as the major selling point of the program is the overall story, DS Nicky Cole moves to newcastle after he informs on his senior officer in London on corruption charges, when he arrives (he moved police departments too so now he works in the newcastle police) he find out that his new senior office may have knowen his old one, and he is stuck on the night shift.

Nicky proceeds to solve all the crimes put before him, and get past many of the problems facing him (racisim - although thankfully this is a minor pert in the show, i don't like shows where the colored hero is always either facing large amounts of racist comments and deals with it proving everyone wrong, or where they continually feel the need to prove themselves and ever second line it 'its because i'm black' this show has just about the perfect balance there is tension with some of the newcastle 'locals' but Nicky seems to just take it in his stride, on episode he is very cool with a banana, just watch it and you'll see what i mean) such as tension with other officers and locals and never being given the chance to get moved to the day shift.

As this is only a 6 part story continuity is hard as they are trying to put a lot of story is to a short time, you have all the 'daily' stories, the over all 'big' storyline, the little tangets with the other characters and such like.

all in all i recommend you watch this, you may like it you may not, but at the end of the day its all about what you like isn't it!!


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