Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.
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 DC Rachel Bailey / ... (33 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC Janet Scott (33 episodes, 2011-2016)
Tony Mooney ...
 DC Pete Readyough (32 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC Ian Mitchell / ... (31 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DCI Gill Murray (30 episodes, 2011-2014)
Delroy Brown ...
 DC Lee Broadhurst (30 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DC Kevin Lumb (20 episodes, 2011-2013)
Judith Barker ...
 Dorothy Parsons (19 episodes, 2012-2016)
Harriet Waters ...
 Taisie Scott (19 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 DS Andy Roper (14 episodes, 2011-2012)
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 PC Sean McCartney / ... (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

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Lesley Sharp, (DC Janet Scott) and Nicholas Gleaves, (DS Andy Roper) are married, in real life. See more »

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Superb female copper drama
10 October 2012 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

I have seen only two episodes so far of season 1, but already it looks like this female detectives duo is the among the best, definitely the best of the season. The chaotic private lives of DI's Janet Scott and Rachel Bailey and the solving of the cases are presented in a perfect mix. An especially good point: we are off dead bodies and CSI-like gore (at least for the first two episodes). They still exist, of course, but off-screen. The details are related to us in indirect ways, through the cops' case meetings, the questioning of suspects, conversations in cars, and walk-with-me talks. What we do see instead are the consequences of the crimes committed: We see them in the faces of wonderful hugely talented actors that fill even the tiniest role. It makes up more than enough for the only grievance I have: spoiled by the lavish period production of Inspector George Gently I was hoping to see more of the Yorkshire landscape.


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