Prime Suspect (1991)

Prime Suspect (1991)

Prime Suspect -- the cutting edge drama created by the highly respected novelist Lynda La Plante, has received a myriad of international awards and much praise from critics all over the world. Helen Mirren stars as D.C.I. Jane Tennison - a strong, intelligent woman battling to prove herself as a capable detective in the male dominated "Old Boys Club" of law enforcement. From paedophile rings to serial murderers - D.C.I. Tennison, along with her team of crack detectives investigate some of the most brutal and unthinkable crimes the public faces today.

Episode Info

Final: 7x02 -- Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2) (Oct/22/2006)

DCS Jane Tennison concludes working on her final case, but receives several unwanted surprises along the way.
Helen MirrenHelen Mirren
As Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison
Jack EllisJack Ellis
As DI Tony Muddyman
John BenfieldJohn Benfield
As Chief Supt. Micheal Kernan
Mossie SmithMossie Smith
As WPC Maureen Havers
Philip WrightPhilip Wright
As DC Lillie
Richard HawleyRichard Hawley
As DI Richard Haskins
Tom Bell (1)Tom Bell (1)
As DS Bill Otley


Reviews: 58
Better every seasonRating: 2 likes, 1 dislikes

In a typically understated British fashion, Prime Suspect delivers excellent performances by an edgy, raucous cast of "old boy's club" cops and a steely-eyed, ambitious female Detective Chief Inspector (DCI), Tennison. Read more

Review posted on Monday, March 5th 2007 at 4:27 am

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Recurring Guests

Mark Strong as Det. Chief Supt. Larry Hall (4 eps)
Stephen Boxer as DCI Thorndike (4 eps)
Frank Finlay as Arnold Tennison (4 eps)
Stafford Gordon as Commander Trayner (3 eps)
Danny Dyer as Martin Fletcher (2 eps)
David Ryall as Oscar Bream (2 eps)
Adrian Schiller as Gold (2 eps)
Robert Pugh as DS Alun Simms (2 eps)
Zoe Coyle as Optician's Receptionist (2 eps)
Stuart Wilson (2) as Dr. Patrick Schofield (2 eps)

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Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: itv ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Sundays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 120 Minutes
Premiere: April 07, 1991
Ended: October 22, 2006
• El Principal sospechoso (Used In Argentina)
• Epäilyksen polttopiste (Used In Finland)
• Heißer Verdacht (Used In Germany)
• Hlavní podezřelý (Used In Czech Republic)
• I mördarens spår (Used In Sweden)
• Mobil Masterpiece Theatre: Prime Suspect (Pre-release Title), (Used In USA)
• Paholaisen palapeli (Alternative Title), (Used In Finland)
• Suspect n° 1 (Used In France)
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