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Jericho 

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama | TV Mini-Series (2005)
Detective Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is a respected, uncompromising and forward thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London.
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Series cast summary:
David Troughton ...  Sgt. Clive Harvey 4 episodes, 2005
Robert Lindsay ...  D.I. Michael Jericho 4 episodes, 2005
Ciarán McMenamin ...  DC John Caldicott / ... 4 episodes, 2005
Nicholas Jones ...  AC Graham Cherry / ... 4 episodes, 2005
Lydia Leonard ...  Angela 4 episodes, 2005
Kellie Bright ...  WPC Penny Collins 4 episodes, 2005
Lee Ross ...  Louis 4 episodes, 2005
Eve Matheson Eve Matheson ...  Rita Harvey 4 episodes, 2005
Aurélie Bargème Aurélie Bargème ...  Juliette 4 episodes, 2005
Brendan Coyle ...  Christie 3 episodes, 2005
Zoe Colton Zoe Colton ...  Jenny Harvey 3 episodes, 2005
Aran Bell Aran Bell ...  Jericho's Father 3 episodes, 2005
Andrew Thorpe Andrew Thorpe ...  Young Jericho 3 episodes, 2005
Peter Bowles ...  Fleming 2 episodes, 2005
Grant Davis Grant Davis ...  Grace 2 episodes, 2005
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DCI Jericho is a brilliant detective and a darling of the media. However, he is haunted by the memories of his father, a policeman whose murder Jericho witnessed as a boy. Never married, and alone since his childhood sweetheart left him for another during WWII, Jericho is obsessed with his work at Scotland Yard. Yet, he finds himself drawn to his beautiful French neighbor Juliette - a prostitute with a tortured past. Set amidst the social upheaval of post-war 1950s London, Jericho unravels headline-grabbing mysteries. His diligent team includes faithful friend and colleague Detective Sergeant Clive Harvey and the ambitious young Detective Constable John Caldicott, whose warm relationship with his fiancÈe starkly contrasts Jericho's lonely nighttime vigils. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama

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Not Rated
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Trivia

Episode 1.1 was dedicated to the memory of N'Deaye Ba (aka Inday Ba) who played Martha Sorin. She died on 26 April 2005, shortly after she finished filming for her role in Jericho. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Comedy Connections: To the Manor Born (2006) See more »

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Perfect!
27 April 2008 | by Thorsten-KringsSee all my reviews

Jericho's name alludes to THE classic Scotland Yard detective, Gideon. Gideon's Way was the best cop show on British television before the Sweeney. The main reason was the excellent writing and the great characters. Jericho picks these high standards up and develops them further by giving the series a dark touch. Also in terms of cinematography Jericho looks more like neo-noir than TV. So all in all it's a very classy production. Robert Lindsay proves to be not only one of the best actors of his generation but in the UK. He does high brow and entertainment with the same ease and elegance. After about 10 minutes you don't evcen remember that there ever was a series called My family. His Jericho is dark and brooding. The other great performance in this series comes from Peter Bowles. We know him as suave man about town from many TV productions but here he gives the performance of a life time as dark, menacing crime lord. Perfect!


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English

Release Date:

16 October 2005 (USA) See more »

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Granada Television, WGBH See more »
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(4 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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