Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)

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DI Tom Thorne hunts for a psychopath who may have formed a depraved partnership.



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Stuart Nicklin
Jaleh Alp ...
Jana Lovik
Uniformed Copper
Ruth Brigstocke
Mark Barrows ...
Officer Mitch
Claire Benedict ...
Maeve Reynolds
Steph Bramwell ...
Jocelyn Evans
Martin Palmer
Seema Khera
David Charles ...
Tim Chipping ...
Surveillance Officer
Karal Turay
Surveillance Officer
Helen Elizabeth ...
Dave Holland (as O.-T. Fagbenle)


Two women have been murdered within hours of one another near St. Pancras station, but in quite different ways. When a connection is made with two other murders which occurred months before, but also on the same day, DI Thorne realizes two serial killers may be at work in a macabre partnership. Written by Anonymous

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25 August 2011 (Poland)  »

Also Known As:

Die Tränen des Mörders  »

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Pretty damn good but it isn't Scott and Baily
25 March 2015 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

A few reviewers here have rated this as a 1 which I really don't understand. The performances from the actors are first rate and the direction is superb for a TV series. If you compare it with Luther which, don't get me wrong, is wonderful, it's far more believable and better acted. Alright, it has the annoying tendency of all British cop shows to have a "damaged" police officer as the main protagonist, and yes, the procedures aren't exactly accurate, but this is a TV series, not a documentary. If it followed a police officer's role to the letter it would be pretty damn boring. If you want to see something like that then the nearest you'll get to it is the excellent Scott and Baily. Everybody in this show shines. It even has the superb Eddie Marsen in it! I suspect that followers of the books will be a little miffed but as I haven't read the books I couldn't give a monkey's. It might be worth bearing in mind that a book and a TV series are two different things. As for me, I'm gutted they decided not to make more series.

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