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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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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 ...  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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English

Release Date:

29 May 2011 (UK) See more »

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Scott & Bailey is a British drama series that debuted on ITV on 29 May 2011 and concluded on 27 April 2016. See more »

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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #15.100 (2011) See more »

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One of the Best Cop Shows Ever!
27 October 2012 | by actor-15See all my reviews

I don't know what others are watching but I'm an actor and I watch a lot of TV and Films (and have been in a lot as well) and this show which my wife and I just finished watching was amazing! Powerful women doing wonderful things without making a big deal out of gender is almost impossible to pull off and almost never happens in American TV. This is what Rizzoli and Isles could have been if they didn't have all the "funny" stuff and if they let their characters be true to themselves. This is what the Closer was at its best but finally I found the writing and the directing and the acting so much better in Scott and Bailey than well any other show of its type on TV on either side of the pond. Get a region free DVD and buy this series and tell me I'm not right. The relationships are sharp (better than Blue Murder which is also a good series) and the stories are valid and dark and the humor works cause it is not forced. The only Detective show I like better at the moment is Luther and it is not quite as good an ensemble show as this one. 10 stars easily


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