DCI Joseph Walker's renowned instincts and tenacity of character are questioned as his personal demons invade his latest investigation.
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 Phil Mead (2 episodes, 2008)
Ayça Ayabakan ...
 Marissa (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Salma Al Fulani (2 episodes, 2008)
Denise Gough ...
 Martha Wallace (2 episodes, 2008)
Laura Greenwood ...
 Leah Wallace (2 episodes, 2008)
Conor Grimes ...
 Roger McGovern (2 episodes, 2008)
Sean Hanrahan ...
 Peter Templar (2 episodes, 2008)
Diana Kent ...
 Helen Waite (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Stewart Dean (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Samuel Waite (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Lucy Waite (2 episodes, 2008)
Niall Macgregor ...
 Mark Moore (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Michael Wallace (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Daniel Hughes (2 episodes, 2008)
Remie Purtill-Clarke ...
 Alice Seaford (2 episodes, 2008)
Lucinda Raikes ...
 Pathologist (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Catherine Tyce (2 episodes, 2008)
Daniel Ryan III ...
 Terry Hedges (2 episodes, 2008)
Aftab Sachak ...
 Fareed Iqbal (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Khalid Al Faluni (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Sarah Templar (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Mel Palmer (2 episodes, 2008)
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 Joseph Walker (2 episodes, 2008)
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Marc Warren (Hustle, Dracula, Life On Mars) stars as DCI Joseph Walker, a haunted man who has finally met his match. His previously renowned finely tuned instincts and tenacity of character are questioned as his personal demons invade his latest investigation. A killer enacts a series of sadistic and elaborately staged murders with the intention of communicating a stark message to the world. Written by Anonymous

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touched by god
23 January 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I watched both episodes back to back - and I have to say that although Marc Warren has a limited look and appeal he stood shoulders above the rest of the cast.

When you watch enough of these shows it gets easier and easier to spot the villain- and in the and the killer was about as threatening as a bag of wet cornflakes. Don't hit me you big horrible baddie - i think not.

However if you strip away the major plot holes and the fact it was pretending to be a watered down Seven done by the BBC - it was watchable.


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