A dark thriller centering on Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft, a female detective with an explosive secret.

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Series cast summary:
Sarah Parish ...  Elizabeth Bancroft / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2020
Ryan McKen ...  Daanish / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2020
Adam Long ...  Joe Bancroft 7 episodes, 2017-2020
Lee Boardman ...  George Morris / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2020
Adrian Edmondson ...  Cliff Walker / ... 7 episodes, 2017-2020
Charles Babalola ...  Andy Bevan / ... 6 episodes, 2017-2020
Faye Marsay ...  Katherine Stevens 4 episodes, 2017
Anjli Mohindra ...  Zaheera Kamara 4 episodes, 2017
Mark Preston ...  Policeman 4 episodes, 2017
Amara Karan ...  Anya Karim 4 episodes, 2017
Art Malik ...  Alan Taheeri 4 episodes, 2017
Shameem Ahmad ...  Mrs. Kamara / ... 4 episodes, 2017-2020
David Avery ...  DSU Jake Harper / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Jacqueline Boatswain ...  Chief Constable Frances Holland / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Charlotte Hope ...  Annabel Connors 3 episodes, 2020
James Quinn ...  DS Richard Potter / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Tom Wells ...  Adam Mullen 3 episodes, 2020
Steve Evets ...  Len Dorman 3 episodes, 2017
Lily Sacofsky Lily Sacofsky ...  Laura Fraser 3 episodes, 2017
Yemisi Oyinloye ...  DC Sally Reed 3 episodes, 2020
Jane Hamer Jane Hamer ...  CID Officer 3 episodes, 2017
Izaan Haq Izaan Haq ...  Rahid Kamara / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Samantha Jones Samantha Jones ...  Young Bancroft 3 episodes, 2017
James Parris James Parris ...  Young Fraser / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Grant Crookes Grant Crookes ...  Police Officer 3 episodes, 2020
Paul Bown Paul Bown ...  Michael Connors 2 episodes, 2020
Graham Butler Graham Butler ...  Harry Walker 2 episodes, 2020
Dominic Doughty Dominic Doughty ...  Martin Mullen 2 episodes, 2020
Francesca Annis ...  Carol Bancroft 2 episodes, 2020
Linus Roache ...  Tim Fraser 2 episodes, 2017
Neil Ashton Neil Ashton ...  DS Jim Stuart 2 episodes, 2017
Amit Dhut ...  Athif Kamara 2 episodes, 2017
Mark Anthony Dawson Mark Anthony Dawson ...  Armed police / ... 2 episodes, 2017-2020
Kenneth Cranham ...  Charlie Baverstock / ... 2 episodes, 2017
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Storyline

Bancroft, a brilliant copper has given her life to the police force. Consequently, she's trusted and adored by her colleagues and promotion to Detective Chief Superintendent looks assured. Bancroft runs an operation to bring down the pernicious and vicious Kamara gang. She adopts dubious methods, but the most violent brother, Athif, rules the local town with an iron fist, so it's hard not to applaud her actions. Written by ITV

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 2017 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Commissaire Bancroft See more »

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This mini-series was originally scheduled to be broadcast on the ITV Encore television channel in 2018. However, problems with another ITV mini-series, Hatton Garden (2019), caused the broadcaster to bring forward the broadcast of Bancroft to December 2017 to replace the other series. See more »

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Referenced in Granada Reports: 31 December 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) See more »

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A dark and compelling thriller
16 December 2017 | by ronarimesSee all my reviews

I had to review this after reading such a negative opinion. I watched the first episode with 4 other friends and we were all totally hooked. So much so that we continued to follow through, guessing only at the outcome. None of us predicted the final twists and that was what held our interest. The series was refreshingly different and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. Good strong acting.


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