Prime Suspect

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Prime Suspect
Premiere April 7, 1991
Finale October 22, 2006
Creator Lynda La Plante
Network ITV
Style 100-minute police procedural drama
Company Granada Television
ITV Productions
Seasons 7
Episodes 15
Origin UK

Prime Suspect (1991-2006) is a police procedural drama that aired on ITV. It was about the adventures of Jane Tennison, a tough female cop in a traditionally male-dominated occupation.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast
Helen Mirren Jane Tennison 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Supporting/Recurring Cast
John Benfield Michael Kernan 1 2 3 4
Richard Hawley Richard Haskons 1 2 3 4
Phillip Wright DC Lillie 1 2 3
Jack Ellis Tony Muddyman 1 2 4
Craig Fairbrass Frank Burkin 1 2
Ian Fitzgibbon DC Jones 1 2
Andrew Tiernan DC Rosper 1 2
Tom Bell Bill Otley 1 3 7
Mossie Smith Maureen Havers 1 4
Stephen Boxer DCI Thorndike 2 3 4
Stafford Gordon Commander Traynor 2 3 4
Mark Strong Larry Hall 3 6
Robert Pugh Alun Simms 6 7

Seasons

Season Premiere Finale #
ITV
Season One April 7, 1991 April 8, 1991 2
Season Two: Prime Suspect II December 15, 1992 December 16, 1992 2
Season Three: Prime Suspect 3 December 19, 1993 December 20, 1993 2
Season Four: Prime Suspect 4 April 30, 1995 May 15, 1995 3
Season Five: Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement October 20, 1996 October 21, 1996 2
Season Six: Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness November 9, 2003 November 10, 2003 2
Season Seven: Prime Suspect: The Final Act October 15, 2006 October 22, 2006 2

In-Depth

DVD & Blu-ray Releases

DVD

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Collection September 7, 2010 9 purchase
Season Sets
Prime Suspect 1 October 14, 2003 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 2 February 24, 2004 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 3 February 24, 2004 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 4 April 20, 2004 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 5 April 20, 2004 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 6: The Last Witness May 18, 2004 2 purchase
Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act September 11, 2007 2 purchase

Blu-ray

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Collection August 27, 2013 7 purchase

External Sites