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Law & Order: UK





"In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups. The police who investigate crime, and the Crown Prosecutors who prosecute the offenders. These are their stories."

Based on the wildly successful American show of the same name, Law & Order: UK follows a group of detectives and prosecutors as they work together to solve crimes and bring perpetrators to justice in London. Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh) is a cop from the East End with a tough past and a big heart. His partner, Joe Hawkins (Ben Bailey Smith), is a young officer who has come straight from child protection to the murder squad. Their boss DI Wes Leyton (Paterson Joseph) has been through it all and knows the only way to change things is from the inside. On the side of the court is Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne (Dominic Rowan), a gifted and uncompromising criminal prosecutor. His second chair is defence barrister turned Crown Prosecutor Kate Barker (Georgia Taylor) who is fresh from the more lucrative side of the courtroom. With Henry Sharpe (Peter Davison) as their wise and pragmatic boss. The two teams encounter never-ending action in their quest to keep London safe.

Employing the original series' iconic two-part structure that focuses first on the investigation of a crime at the police level and then shifts in its second half to the prosecution of the suspects, Law & Order: UK approaches the format and characters from a uniquely English perspective. The episodes are based on scripts and episodes of the parent series.

Episode Info

Prev: 8x08 -- Repeat to Fade (Jun/11/2014)


Still reeling from the shocking death of one of their team, Ronnie and Joe have a new case to deal with when an innocent young mother is stabbed to death in a busy London market place.


Cast
Bradley Walsh (1)Bradley Walsh (1)
As Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks (S01-S08)
Jamie BamberJamie Bamber
As Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin (S01-S05)
Jamie BamberJamie Bamber
As Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin (S01-S05)
Paul NichollsPaul Nicholls
As Detective Sergeant Sam Casey (S06-S07)
Ben Bailey SmithBen Bailey Smith
As Detective Sergeant Joe Hawkins (S08)
Ben Bailey SmithBen Bailey Smith
As Detective Sergeant Joe Hawkins (S08)
Harriet WalterHarriet Walter
As Detective Inspector Natalie Chandler (S01-S06)
Harriet WalterHarriet Walter
As Detective Inspector Natalie Chandler (S01-S06)
Paterson JosephPaterson Joseph
As Detective Inspector Wes Leyton (S07-S08E07)
Paterson JosephPaterson Joseph
As Detective Inspector Wes Leyton (S07-S08E07)

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Recurring Guests

Robert Glenister as Jimmy Valentine (73 eps)
Jessica Gunning as Angela (36 eps)
Nicola Sanderson as SOCO Joy Ackroyd (27 eps)
Alexander Perkins as SOCO Pete (20 eps)
Tariq Jordan as Forensic Technician Teddy (14 eps)
Adjoa Andoh as Pathologist Lilly (12 eps)
Gillian McCutcheon as Lady Justice Margaret Blake (10 eps)
George Anton (1) as Dr. Roddy Armitage (10 eps)
Adelayo Adedayo as Kayla (10 eps)
Nicholas Blane as Pathologist Oswald Spear (9 eps)

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Themes
Theme composed by Andy Price. Opening narration by Robert Glenister. Lyrics
Akas
• Law & Order: London (Used In Ireland)
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