When a Sudanese leader sews his mouth shut and goes on a hunger strike until the long-missing skull of the Mahdi is returned, the Foreign Office pressures the team to find it.

Director:

Writers:

, (creator)

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
Lisa Jackson ...
Elaine Wilson
...
Catherine Braithwaite
...
...
Leila Jaffiri
...
...
Simon Delaney ...
Jaspers Burroughs
Kananu Kirimi ...
Salma Ahmed
...
Edit

Storyline

The team is assigned to recover the skull of the Mahdi, taken from the Sudan as a war trophy at the end of the 19th century. No one has any idea where the skull may be, but Chief Superintendent Boyd is told that returning the relic is key to peace in the Sudan. He's also asked to look into the death 20 years previously of a Sudanese refugee, Omar Jaffiri, as there is evidence that his death and the disappearance of the skull may be connected. Their investigation leads them to the Fakir Society, a hundred year old private club that has many secrets. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 January 2007 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd: Sir Anthony, I understand you requested the cold case unit.
Young Leila Jaffiri: I heard you were very good with old bones.
See more »

Connections

References A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?