The investigations of a National Crime Squad unit overseen by John Borne, a strict-yet-effective Detective Inspector who will stop at nothing to catch criminals operating on his patch.
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Series cast summary:
David Suchet ...  DI John Borne 6 episodes, 2002
Keith Barron ...  Supt. Bob Beausoleil 6 episodes, 2002
Ace Bhatti ...  DC Johnny Khan 6 episodes, 2002
Samantha Bond ...  DS Maureen Picasso 6 episodes, 2002
Melanie Hill ...  Ds Ruby Sparks 6 episodes, 2002
Gerard Horan ...  DC Charlie Spanish 6 episodes, 2002
Jenny Jules ...  DC Karen Bogard-Black 6 episodes, 2002
Paul McKay Paul McKay ...  DC Chrissie Crowe 6 episodes, 2002
Jonny Phillips ...  DS Peter Moon 6 episodes, 2002
Sara Stewart ...  DC Mary D'Eye 6 episodes, 2002
Ralph Brown ...  Ray du Barriatte 5 episodes, 2002
Daniel Mays ...  Danny Bird 5 episodes, 2002
Elspeth Rae Elspeth Rae ...  Daughter / ... 4 episodes, 2002
Michael Fassbender ...  DC Jack Silver 4 episodes, 2002
Calum MacPherson ...  Alex McLeod / ... 3 episodes, 2002
Ozzie Yue Ozzie Yue ...  Wayne Chang 3 episodes, 2002
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The investigations of a National Crime Squad unit overseen by John Borne, a strict-yet-effective Detective Inspector who will stop at nothing to catch criminals operating on his patch.

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English

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1.33 : 1
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The BBC lays another egg!
15 February 2006 | by TroopieSee all my reviews

The BBC has made many great dramas, & David Suchet has given us some fine performances. Sadly, neither is true of this contrived TV series. The fact that no 'Technical adviser'is listed says a lot, as there is no UK police unit like the one featured in this series -- & hopefully never will be! The writers seem to have tried to transplant 'Hawaii 5-0' to the UK, but sadly, there are no sunny beaches or exotic ladies to distract us from the weak plot, paper thin characters, & total lack of realism. I watched this on BBC Prime in Thailand but after tolerating a couple of oh so predictable episodes, I would prefer to watch a Thai drama -- even though I don't understand a word! Do yourself a favour -- avoid this series & keep your fingers crossed that the BBC learns from its mistakes.


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