A look at the people in charge and on the front lines of a contemporary police force.
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 Warwick (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Banjo (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Finn (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Clarkey (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Robbie / ... (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Davina (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Charles Inglis (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Matt Coward (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Liz Garvey (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Tony (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Mia (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Tom Oliver (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Police Sergeant 353 / ... (7 episodes, 2014)
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 Sharon (7 episodes, 2014)
Owain Arthur ...
 Nobbo (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Richard Miller (6 episodes, 2014)
Martin Trenaman ...
 Miles (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Jerry / ... (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Grant Delgado (5 episodes, 2014)
Dermot Murnaghan ...
 News Reader (4 episodes, 2014)
Barbara Serra ...
 News Reporter / ... (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Hopwood (4 episodes, 2014)
Lasco Atkins ...
 Driver / ... (3 episodes, 2014)
Sam Coulson ...
 Patrick (3 episodes, 2014)
Roxy Dunn ...
 Cathy (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Granger (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Caroline Carey (3 episodes, 2014)
Joanne Adams ...
 Red BMW Woman / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Aide (2 episodes, 2014)
Lee Asquith-Coe ...
 Cross Rail Worker / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Female Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Adeel (2 episodes, 2014)
Adrian Finighan ...
 Al-Jazeera Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 2014)
John Glynn ...
 Householder (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Marco (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Female IPCC Investigator (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Tyler (2 episodes, 2014)
John-Luke Roberts ...
 Harry (2 episodes, 2014)
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 PCSO's Husband Mr. Lovett (2 episodes, 2014)
Christopher Thorpe ...
 Bomber (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Jennifer Miller (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Carly (2 episodes, 2014)
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Storyline

American PR consultant Liz Garvey is hired by Metropolitan chief constable Richard Miller to help the police force improve its image. At the same time documentary film maker Matt Coward is shadowing Territorial Support Group officers Davina, Robbie and Clarkey as they arrive at a not very well-organized Kurdish protest march where Robbie has to remember he is being filmed and tone down the abuse. Elsewhere Officer Warwick accidentally apprehends an innocent mother whom he has erroneously suspected of being a drug addict. Liz's introductory speech is interrupted by news that a sniper is randomly shooting people around the capital and her disgruntled assistant Finn, annoyed at being passed over for promotion, deliberately makes her look stupid at a press conference by withholding information - as a result of which he is almost sacked. Liz discovers that the sniper is an embittered divorcee who is posting messages on Twitter, from which she locates where he is hiding. The TSG dump Matt ... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Trivia

Danny Boyle directed Trainspotting (1996) based on an Irvine Welsh novel. After seeing Filth (2013) (also based on Welsh material) directed by Jon S Baird Boyle hired Baird for this show. See more »

Quotes

TSG Officer PC Damian Clake (Clarkey): We are the police, we are in charge. That is the message.
TSG Officer Robbie: We are the daddies. We are the sheriffs of this town.
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.25 (2014) See more »

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So true its scary
11 February 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this comedy drama that poked fun at the police and the world of media and spin. The portrayal of Senior Officers was spot on. Most will do and say anything to avoid blame and operate in the world of hindsight. I thought James Nesbitt was great in the role and managed to bring a human touch to his role and rank. Brit Marling is also one to watch out for. Some great quotes through out the production and whilst everything was a little over exaggerated, I thought it caught the spirit of modern policing very well. Can't wait for a full series run as I think there is plenty more scope to develop the various characters from the pilot.


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