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Law & Order: UK

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.

Spinoff Of:
Law & Order (1990-2010)

Similar Shows:
Law & Order: LA (2010-2011)
  • Currently 7.9/10
7.9/10 (15 Votes cast)

Episode Info

Final: 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.
Bradley Walsh (1)
As Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks (S01-S08)
Jamie Bamber
As Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin (S01-S05)
Paul Nicholls
As Detective Sergeant Sam Casey (S06-S07)
Ben Bailey-Brown
As Detective Sergeant Joe Hawkins (S08)
Harriet Walter
As Detective Inspector Natalie Chandler (S01-S06)
Paterson Joseph
As Detective Inspector Wes Leyton (S07-S08E07)
Sharon Small
As Detective Inspector Elizabeth Flynn (S08E08)
Ben Daniels
As Senior Crown Prosecutor James Steel (S01-S04)
Dominic Rowan
As Senior Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne (S05-S08)
Freema Agyeman
As Junior Crown Prosecutor Alesha Phillips (S01-S06)



Reviews: 7
Should return to the roots of the original showRating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

The strength of the original Law & Order (IMHO) was always that it explored issues of policing & legal matter -- like police survelliance, search & seizure; the ethics of certain tactics, etc. Read more

Review posted on Monday, October 5th 2009 at 4:23 pm


Reviews: 11
Very Very Very Boring and Disappointing!Rating: 0 likes, 2 dislikes

I have been a Law and Order fan for ages. Starting with the original US, later the UK version. The UK version was Oke, had their own style (the English way). Read more

Review posted on Monday, August 19th 2013 at 12:48 am

2 reviews available
Recurring Guests

Jessica Gunning as Angela (28 eps)
Nicola Sanderson as SOCO Joy Ackroyd (19 eps)
Alexander Perkins as SOCO Pete (14 eps)
Tariq Jordan as Forensic Technician Teddy (9 eps)
Adjoa Andoh as Pathologist Lilly (8 eps)
Paul Darrow as Lord Justice Prentice (7 eps)
Gillian McCutcheon as Lady Justice Margaret Blake (6 eps)
George Anton (1) as Dr. Roddy Armitage (6 eps)
Pip Torrens as Defence Barrister Philip Nevins (5 eps)
Crispin Redman as Lord Justice Rory Richards (5 eps)

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Warning: Law & Order: UK guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Action | Crime | Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Wednesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: February 23, 2009
Ended: June 11, 2014
Theme composed by Andy Price. Opening narration by Robert Glenister. Lyrics
• Den hårda lagen: London (Swedish title), (Used In Finland)
• Kova laki: Lontoo (Used In Finland)
• Law & Order: London (Used In Ireland)
• Londres, Police Judiciaire (Used In France)
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