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The murder of a young actress starts an investigation that uncovers on-screen tensions, a complex private life, controversial memoirs, and suspected abuse.

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Lynda La Plante
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kelly Reilly ...  DI Anna Travis / ... 11 episodes, 2009-2012
Ciarán Hinds ...  DCS James Langton / ... 11 episodes, 2009-2012
Shaun Dingwall ...  DCI Mike Lewis / ... 11 episodes, 2009-2012
Amanda Lawrence ...  DC Joan Faukland / ... 11 episodes, 2009-2012
Celyn Jones ...  DS Paul Barolli 9 episodes, 2010-2012
Michelle Holmes ...  DC Barbara Maddox 8 episodes, 2009-2012
Thusitha Jayasundera ...  Veronica Malins 5 episodes, 2009-2012
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Storyline

Young Detective Constable Anna Travis joins the team led by D.C.I. Langton to investigate a series of gruesome murders of young women, which first began eight years previously. All the victims were prostitutes and all killed in the same way. Then a seventh body is found but this is the corpse of a student, though a vital piece of evidence links her death to the others, involving a house in Manchester where Alan Daniels, a popular young actor, grew up. Anna goes undercover to get to know him better but finds herself getting emotionally involved. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Official Sites:

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Silent Scream See more »

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Portugal See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16 : 9
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Trivia

Although the series as a whole was axed by ITV, in a interview on 9th September 2013 Lynda La Plante said there would be another 4 Above Suspicion stories produced and they were just waiting for Kelly Reily to become available for filming. See more »

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Another great series from Lynda La Plante
12 October 2018 | by nancyldraperSee all my reviews

Another great series from Lynda La Plante. As always, great writing. Solid casting. Kelly Reilly and Ciara's Hinds set the pace for good supporting performances. Pretty grisly visuals. I give this series a 7 (good) out of 10. {Police Procedural}


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