Detective Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is a respected, uncompromising and forward thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London.
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 Sgt. Clive Harvey 4 episodes, 2005
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 D.I. Michael Jericho 4 episodes, 2005
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 DC John Caldicott / ... 4 episodes, 2005
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 AC Graham Cherry / ... 4 episodes, 2005
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 WPC Penny Collins 4 episodes, 2005
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Eve Matheson ...
 Rita Harvey 4 episodes, 2005
Aurélie Bargème ...
 Juliette 4 episodes, 2005
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 Christie 3 episodes, 2005
Zoe Colton ...
 Jenny Harvey 3 episodes, 2005
Aran Bell ...
 Jericho's Father 3 episodes, 2005
Andrew Thorpe ...
 Young Jericho 3 episodes, 2005
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Grant Davis ...
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DCI Jericho is a brilliant detective and a darling of the media. However, he is haunted by the memories of his father, a policeman whose murder Jericho witnessed as a boy. Never married, and alone since his childhood sweetheart left him for another during WWII, Jericho is obsessed with his work at Scotland Yard. Yet, he finds himself drawn to his beautiful French neighbor Juliette - a prostitute with a tortured past. Set amidst the social upheaval of post-war 1950s London, Jericho unravels headline-grabbing mysteries. His diligent team includes faithful friend and colleague Detective Sergeant Clive Harvey and the ambitious young Detective Constable John Caldicott, whose warm relationship with his fiancÈe starkly contrasts Jericho's lonely nighttime vigils. Written by Anonymous

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Episode 1.1 was dedicated to the memory of N'Deaye Ba (aka Inday Ba) who played Martha Sorin. She died on 26 April 2005, shortly after she finished filming for her role in Jericho. See more »

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Outstanding Mystery Series
3 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There have been only a few television shows (and movies) that have compelled me to recommend them highly to others - "Foyle's War", "The Sandbaggers," and "Horatio Hornblower" come quickly to mind. I'm adding the Jericho series to the list, based on the two installments that I've thus far been able to view, "A Pair of Jagged Claws" and "The Killing of Johnny Swan".

Both episodes were well-crafted and very atmospheric. The acting, as expected given the actors involved, has been outstanding, and the mysteries themselves - both of which touch upon key social issues - have been intriguing. I do agree that the music can distract attention and cover over the dialog. However, for me it was a minor nuisance. Overall, these two episodes have been wonderful to watch, and I wish more television series and movies were as well-constructed and well-acted. I am waiting rather impatiently for the US versions of "To Murder and Create" and "The Hollow Men" to become available, and hope there will be even more installments of this excellent mystery series available in the near future.


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