A drama series following an elite police unit formed to combat the explosion of identity-related crime.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Aidan Gillen ...  DI John Bloom 6 episodes, 2010
Keeley Hawes ...  DSI Martha Lawson 6 episodes, 2010
Holly Aird ...  Tessa Stein 6 episodes, 2010
Elyes Gabel ...  DC Jose Rodriguez 6 episodes, 2010
Shaun Parkes ...  DS Anthony Wareing 6 episodes, 2010
Agni Scott ...  Adile Kemal 6 episodes, 2010
Aleksandar Mikic Aleksandar Mikic ...  Atif 5 episodes, 2010
Patrick Baladi ...  AC Hugh Wainwright 4 episodes, 2010
Ken Bones ...  Halit Kemal 2 episodes, 2010
Tamer Hassan ...  Nazar Kemal 2 episodes, 2010
Marnie Baxter ...  Wedding Dress Fitter 2 episodes, 2010
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A drama series following an elite police unit formed to combat the explosion of identity-related crime.

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Catching the crooks who steal lives. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 July 2010 (UK) See more »

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ITV Studios See more »
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Runtime:

(6 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Ironically Keeley Hawes (DSI Martha Lawson) herself was once scammed when her credit card was cloned and used on a spending spree in Spain. On another occasion a joint account with her husband was relieved of £7,000 and all of it spent at Tesco stores in the UK. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 2 July 2010 (2010) See more »

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Forgettable
25 June 2011 | by zimmermansteinSee all my reviews

Shallow and predictable. Perfect for an American TV equivalent. The writing is obvious and sensational. The core cast's acting is abominable. The foil, Keeley Hawes is employed as a prop. Her presence is insufferably stilted. The show is a sound effects bonanza. John Lunn's music is dated, generic, and aggressively overused. The most enjoyable moments of the series are in episode five, thanks only to Clive Russell.

The director, the writer, and the creator helped to make many episodes of the inspirational 'Waking the Dead', notably the final story, 'Waterloo'. But all the richness of that great show is lost to 'Identity'. This is the police procedural fallen victim to the lowest common denominator and, probably, decision by committee.


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