Prime Suspect

120 minutes

The series focuses on a no-nonsense female Detective Chief Inspector (DCI), Jane Tennison (played by Helen Mirren), who is attached to the Metropolitan Police, initially at the fictional Southampton Row police station. It is set mostly in London and the outer areas, with series 5 being set in Manchester. In later series, she is promoted to Detective Superintendent and reassigned to rotating duties, beginning with the vice squad in Soho. The series shows how she survives and negotiates in a male-dominated profession determined to see her fail with the support of her boss, Detective Chief Superintendent Mike Kernan and loyal Sgt. Richard Haskons. As mentioned in the behind-the-scenes documentary that accompanies "The Final Act" DVD, Jackie Malton, who was one of only four female DCIs at the time this series began, acted as an advisor to the writers.

120 minutes

The series focuses on a no-nonsense female Detective Chief Inspector (DCI), Jane Tennison (played by Helen Mirren), who is attached to the Metropolitan Police, initially at the fictional Southampton Row police station. It is set mostly in London and the outer areas, with series 5 being set in Manchester. In later series, she is promoted to Detective Superintendent and reassigned to rotating duties, beginning with the vice squad in Soho. The series shows how she survives and negotiates in a male-dominated profession determined to see her fail with the support of her boss, Detective Chief Superintendent Mike Kernan and loyal Sgt. Richard Haskons. As mentioned in the behind-the-scenes documentary that accompanies "The Final Act" DVD, Jackie Malton, who was one of only four female DCIs at the time this series began, acted as an advisor to the writers.

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Concluding DCS Jane Tennison's last adventure. She cracks the case, but gets a series of shocks.

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s7e2 Part 2
October 22, 2006
Concluding DCS Jane Tennison's last adventure. She cracks the case, but gets a series of shocks.
Series Finale
Helen Mirren returns as DCS Jane Tennison in a new adventure, positively the last Prime Suspect.

In the first of the two-part Prime Suspect 7, Jane investigates the disappearance of a fourteen-year-old girl, and finds hidden depths.

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s7e1 Part 1
October 15, 2006
Helen Mirren returns as DCS Jane Tennison in a new adventure, positively the last Prime Suspect. In the first of the two-part Prime Suspect 7, Jane investigates the disappearance of a fourteen-year-old girl, and finds hidden depths.
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April 7, 1991
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s1e2 Part 2
April 8, 1991
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s2e1 Part 1
December 15, 1992
December 15, 1992
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December 16, 1992
December 16, 1992
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December 19, 1993
December 19, 1993
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December 20, 1993
December 20, 1993
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s4e1 The Lost Child
April 30, 1995
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The Lost Child
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s4e2 Inner Circles
May 7, 1995
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October 20, 1996
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October 21, 1996
October 21, 1996
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s6e1 Part 1
November 9, 2003
November 9, 2003
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s6e2 Part 2
November 10, 2003
November 10, 2003
Part 2
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s7e1 Part 1
October 15, 2006
October 15, 2006
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Season Premiere
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Like her or loathe her, you had to respect the he** out of Jane Tennyson, she gave everything to the job and Helen Mirren had a tough time in the press as they didn't like, at that time, a strong female lead - like most of Tennyson's colleagues. I remember thinking that I just didn't know how she managed to put up with all the misogyny but for her it was about the work, helping people, not holding hands but solving murders and putting people away for them. Amazing character actors throughout all seasons. Running for 7 seasons itself tells you how good it was. A true before-its-time show.
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