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Prime Suspect: Prime Suspect 1

When DCI Shefford dies suddenly whilst investigating a murder case, DS Jane Tennison is given the chance to head up the investigation of the vicious slaying of a young girl. DS Tennison is suspicious of a particular suspect, but will she be able to find a link to the murdered victim?


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Sunday April 07th, 1991



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Guest Stars
Andrew Tiernan
As DC Rosper
Recurring
Craig Fairbrass
As DI Frank Burkin
Recurring
Ian Fitzgibbon
As DC Jones
Recurring
Malcolm Raeburn
As Insp. Sleeth
Recurring
Zoë Wanamaker
As Moyra Henson
Recurring
Andrew Morgan
As Boxing Hall extra
Angela Bruce
As Helen Masters
Anna Savva
As Mrs. Salbanna
Anthony Schaeffer
As Uniformed Officer
Barbara Dryhurst
As WPC Raeburn
Barry Purves
As Boxing Hall extra
Brian Hayes (1)
As TV Presenter
Bryan Pringle
As Felix Norman
Bryonie Pritchard
As WPC Southwood
Daphne Neville
As Mrs. Howard
Dave Bond (1)
As DS Eastel
Doug Fisher
As Edward Harvey
Gareth Tudor Price
As Willy Chang
Gary Whelan
As DS Terry Anson
Ian Hastings
As Reg McKinney
James Snell
As Arnold Upcher
Jimmy Hibbert
As Reporter
John Bowe
As George Marlow
John Forgeham
As DCI John Shefford
Jonathan Bridge
As Boxing Hall extra
Julian Firth
As Mr. Shrapnel
Marcus Romer
As DI Caldicott
Maria Mescki
As Lab Assistant
Mark Corlett
As Boxing Hall extra
Mark Spalding
As DC Oakhill
Martin Reeve
As Lab Assistant
Maxine Audley
As Mrs. Marlow
Michael Fleming
As Major Howard
Moya Ruskin
As Annette Frisby
Noel Dyson
As Mrs. Tennison
Peter Dennis
As Toastmaster
Phil Hearne
As Painter
Ralph Fiennes
As Michael
Renny Krupinski
As Clerk of Court
Rod Arthur
As Sgt. Tomlins
Rosy Clayton
As Carol
Sandra Butterworth
As WPC 'Karen'
Sara Thurston
As Mother
Seamus O'Neill
As DC Caplan
Tegan Summer
As Witness
Terry Taplin
As Cmdr. Trayner
Tom Bowles (1)
As DC Avison
Tom Wilkinson
As Peter Rawlins
Wilfred Harrison
As Mr. Tennison
Warning: Prime Suspect season 1 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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