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A Mind to Kill 

Detective Chief Inspector Noel Bain looks back fondly to the days when policing involved chasing villains, playing rugby, and drinking beer. However, he has come to realize that ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Philip Madoc ...  DCI Noel Bain 21 episodes, 1994-2002
Ffion Wilkins Ffion Wilkins ...  Hannah Bain / ... 18 episodes, 1994-2002
Sharon Morgan ...  Professor Margaret Edwards 17 episodes, 1994-2002
Gillian Elisa Gillian Elisa ...  DS Alison Griffiths / ... 12 episodes, 1994-1997
Geraint Lewis Geraint Lewis ...  DS Carwyn Phillips 11 episodes, 1994-1997
Michael Povey Michael Povey ...  Superintendent Jack Bevan 9 episodes, 1994-1997
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Detective Chief Inspector Noel Bain looks back fondly to the days when policing involved chasing villains, playing rugby, and drinking beer. However, he has come to realize that contemporary policing imposes dilemmas that no training manual could ever anticipate.

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English

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13 November 1994 (UK) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Welsh-language versions of the earlier seasons' episodes, were filmed in parallel with the English-language episodes, for transmission in Wales with the series title Yr Heliwr (The Hunter). See more »

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Spun-off from A Mind to Kill (1991) See more »

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Welsh Crime At Its Best
1 September 2013 | by Rupert17See all my reviews

Excellent crime series from Wales starring the venerable actor Phillip Madoc as the imperturbable Chief Inspector Noel Bain. There are no glamorous settings or actors straight from the gym and cosmetic surgery – just ordinary-looking people going about the business of good acting in believable stories. A special mention for Ffion Wilkins who plays Bain's head-strong and slightly rebellious daughter Hannah. An absolute beautiful Celtic girl with natural acting ability who has hardly appeared in anything else other than this series. I know she has had a modest career in music, but her screen presence and timing would lead one to believe that this young woman was headed for a long television acting career. I hope her talent was not squandered for other reasons. The DVD's for all series are on sale in Australia. If you are looking for something a bit more realistic than the flashy Hollywood stereotype, then you will find these series to your taste and worth the money.


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