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Unforgiven 

Yorkshire award-winning crime drama by Sally Wainwright following a young woman's release from prison after 15 or 16 years time served for murdering two police officers. All she wants now is to find her younger sister.
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Series cast summary:
Suranne Jones ...  Ruth Slater 3 episodes, 2009
Emily Beecham ...  Lucy Belcombe / ... 3 episodes, 2009
Matthew McNulty ...  Steve Whelan 3 episodes, 2009
Siobhan Finneran ...  Izzie Ingram 3 episodes, 2009
Peter Davison ...  John Ingram 3 episodes, 2009
Flora Spencer-Longhurst ...  Emily Belcombe 3 episodes, 2009
Douglas Hodge ...  Michael Belcombe 3 episodes, 2009
Jemma Redgrave ...  Rachel Belcombe 3 episodes, 2009
Faye McKeever ...  Hannah Whelan 3 episodes, 2009
Jack Deam ...  Kieran Whelan 3 episodes, 2009
George Costigan ...  Eddie Ackroyd 2 episodes, 2009
Daryl Fishwick Daryl Fishwick ...  Carol Crossland 2 episodes, 2009
Freddie Jackson Freddie Jackson ...  Charlie Ingram 2 episodes, 2009
Matt Hall Matt Hall ...  Rufus Ingram 2 episodes, 2009
Bill Rodgers ...  Alan 2 episodes, 2009
Will Mellor ...  Brad 2 episodes, 2009
Rebekah Staton ...  Tracey Broadbent 2 episodes, 2009
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Yorkshire award-winning crime drama by Sally Wainwright following a young woman's release from prison after 15 or 16 years time served for murdering two police officers. All she wants now is to find her younger sister.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

12 January 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Unforgiven See more »

Filming Locations:

England, UK

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Red Production Company See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Suranne Jones (Ruth Slater) & George Costigan (Eddie Ackroyd) also worked together on Scott & Bailey (2011) as DC Rachel Bailey & Joe Bevan respectively. See more »

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Featured in Unforgiven: Behind the Scenes (2009) See more »

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Suranne superb
26 January 2009 | by beresfordjdSee all my reviews

Suranne Jones shows what she can do in this TV drama. A little predictable in plotting but Suranne's performance is excellent. You are always involved in her character and she makes Ruth believable. To go from a soap like Corrie (which must have been a marvellous learning situation for a young actor) to proper drama like Unforgiven is a leap which many do not manage. Suranne chose fairly wisely, with the exception of Harley Street, and was always watchable and credible. The supporting cast are pretty good too, some playing against their usual type. The three part series is one that appeals to me if one cannot watch it in its entirety.Itv seem to do this format well and in these more austere times they are still championing good intelligent drama when the mood takes them. The BBC still do period stuff better but credit where credit is due.


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