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The Ghost Squad 

Ghost Squad is an unofficial top secret Internal Affairs unit that recruits former police officers who've proved their honesty during their service and sends them undercover to investigate and root out corruption within the police.

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Series cast summary:
Elaine Cassidy ...  Detective Amy Harris 7 episodes, 2005
Emma Fielding ...  Detective Superintendent Carole McKay 7 episodes, 2005
Jonas Armstrong ...  Pete Maitland 7 episodes, 2005
James Weber Brown ...  Deputy Asst. Commissioner Robert Townsend 3 episodes, 2005
Michael Thompson Michael Thompson ...  Cid officer 2 episodes, 2005
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Ghost Squad is an unofficial top secret Internal Affairs unit that recruits former police officers who've proved their honesty during their service and sends them undercover to investigate and root out corruption within the police.

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Crime | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2005 (UK) See more »

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Budget:

£6,000,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(8 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The Ghost Squad was an undercover unit formed to investigate police corruption. After complaints from police officers it was officially disbanded in 1998 but rumours of its existence continue. See more »

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pretentious, but Elaine Cassidy is great
15 January 2006 | by lisbeth22See all my reviews

I was a bit disappointed with this series (I haven't seen the last two episodes though). Most stories were simply too smug relying on the obvious dilemma the theme suggests... and the cinematic means as well as the narrative were always quite pretentious without being convincing, leaving loose ends all around. The distracting look of it, jump cuts and hand-held, "different" to a fault, could not hide the lack of quality in the storytelling.

The acting was quite good though - and that made the episodes worthwhile, above all those less "spectacular" subject-wise -, Elaine Cassidy being a standout as usual. I think she is internationally one of the finest actresses around.


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