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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

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Series cast summary:
David Hayman ...  Det. Supt. Michael Walker / ... 37 episodes, 1997-2009
Dorian Lough Dorian Lough ...  DS David Satchell / ... 34 episodes, 1997-2009
Victoria Smurfit ...  DCI Roisin Connor 24 episodes, 2003-2009
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Det. Supt. Michael Walker, teamed with DI North and DCI Connor, follow each case from crime committed, through the pursuit of justice, to the law courts where the efforts of the force will be tested - sometimes to breaking point.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Official Sites:

ITV [United Kingdom]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 October 1997 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Brottet och straffet See more »

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Isle of Man Film See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Big characters, thin plots -- where's my scotch?
7 November 2015 | by epaldeltaSee all my reviews

If law and order in Britain were anything like this series, they'd get it wrong even when the evidence jumped into their arms and grabbed the ubiquitous scotches and cigs. Well-acted intriguing characters -- always LaPlante's forte -- are worth watching, even if rampant incompetence among police, lawyers, judges and juries seems to be what drives the stories rather than clever twists. Some of the gap between concept and execution should probably be overlooked because this is the first series, and extra points granted for roaming outside the well-defined lines of the genre. The irascible DCI Walker (Hayman) commands the screen and the squadron and the well-fleshed minor characters are hold it well when Walker's not around. Fans of LaPlante's style won't be disappointed, but casual viewers might want to tune in to later series.


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