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Scott & Bailey 

Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.
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Series cast summary:
Suranne Jones ...  DC Rachel Bailey / ... 33 episodes, 2011-2016
Lesley Sharp ...  DC Janet Scott 33 episodes, 2011-2016
Tony Mooney Tony Mooney ...  DC Pete Readyough 32 episodes, 2011-2016
David Prosho David Prosho ...  DC Ian Mitchell / ... 31 episodes, 2011-2016
Amelia Bullmore ...  DCI Gill Murray 30 episodes, 2011-2014
Delroy Brown Delroy Brown ...  DC Lee Broadhurst 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Ben Batt ...  DC Kevin Lumb 20 episodes, 2011-2013
Judith Barker Judith Barker ...  Dorothy Parsons 19 episodes, 2012-2016
Harriet Waters Harriet Waters ...  Taisie Scott 19 episodes, 2011-2016
Nicholas Gleaves ...  DS Andy Roper 14 episodes, 2011-2012
Sean Maguire ...  PC Sean McCartney / ... 14 episodes, 2012-2013
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

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29 May 2011 (UK) See more »

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The programme was granted permission to film in HM Prison Risley in Cheshire, where locations manager James Muirhead and a crew of 35 filmed for a day. See more »

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Compelling Police Drama with Amazing Back Stories
18 December 2014 | by robertabaldwinteamSee all my reviews

Wow! Discovered this Brit series by chance and got hooked immediately. Characters are written with depth and honesty, their private lives brimming with challenges and uncertainty, while the major cases they explore are are also pretty fascinating. Of course, the acting is terrific. Scott (Lesley Sharp) and Bailey (Suranne Jones) are an unlikely but compelling duo, one a dutiful wife and mother; the other single and screwed up. Their back stories are no less than riveting. Casting across the board is seductively brilliant, including, in recurring roles, Amelia Bullmore as SCI Murray, the detective in charge; Nicholas Gleaves, as another detective in the squad; and Rupert Graves as a sexy barrister who nearly destroys Bailey's career. By the time you get to episode 5 or 6 in the first season, you start worrying that there are only 3 more seasons to go in this wonderfully satisfying drama.


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