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Thorne: Sleepyhead 

DI Tom Thorne's only key to catching a serial killer is a survivor unable to move or communicate.
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Lorraine Ashbourne ...  Ruth Brigstocke unknown episodes
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Thorne Sleepyhead: follows DI Tom Thornes investigation into a mysterious serial killer. His first three victims ended up dead. His fourth was not so fortunate. Alison Willetts is unlucky to be alive. She has survived a stroke, deliberately induced by manipulation of pressure points on the head and neck. She can see, hear and feel, she is aware of everything going on around her, but she is unable to move or communicate. In leaving Alison alive, the police believe the killer's made his first mistake. Written by gagan jindal

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Following Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010) and Thorne: Scaredycat (2010), Mark Billingham expressed a desire to film all ten Thorne novels. Likewise, David Morrissey confirmed in February 2011 that a second series had gone into production. However, in a newsletter issued to members of his mailing list in December 2012, Billingham stated that Morrissey's role in The Walking Dead (2010) had suspended plans for the Thorne series. To date, no further episodes of Thorne have been produced. See more »

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The Jack Shepherd playing Jim Thorne is Jack Shepherd (I), and not the Jack Shepherd (V) the link goes to. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 7 October 2010 (2010) See more »

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It's Not Supposed To Be That Way
written by Willie Nelson
performed by Waylon Jennings
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Coulda, shoulda, woulda.
14 November 2019 | by ronaldalamascus-90506See all my reviews

This could have been excellent or at least better than it was in the end. Too many flashbacks, confusing characters and dialogue. And the messy conclusion did nothing to advance the cause of any sort of resolution or closure. And to begin to suggest the end result of the "victim" was ludicrous. I am not familiar with the author's work but he cannot possibly be pleased with this presentation.


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