The investigations of a National Crime Squad unit overseen by John Borne, a strict-yet-effective Detective Inspector who will stop at nothing to catch criminals operating on his patch.
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Series cast summary:
David Suchet ...  DI John Borne 6 episodes, 2002
Keith Barron ...  Supt. Bob Beausoleil 6 episodes, 2002
Ace Bhatti ...  DC Johnny Khan 6 episodes, 2002
Samantha Bond ...  DS Maureen Picasso 6 episodes, 2002
Melanie Hill ...  Ds Ruby Sparks 6 episodes, 2002
Gerard Horan ...  DC Charlie Spanish 6 episodes, 2002
Jenny Jules ...  DC Karen Bogard-Black 6 episodes, 2002
Paul McKay Paul McKay ...  DC Chrissie Crowe 6 episodes, 2002
Jonny Phillips ...  DS Peter Moon 6 episodes, 2002
Sara Stewart ...  DC Mary D'Eye 6 episodes, 2002
Ralph Brown ...  Ray du Barriatte 5 episodes, 2002
Daniel Mays ...  Danny Bird 5 episodes, 2002
Elspeth Rae Elspeth Rae ...  Daughter / ... 4 episodes, 2002
Michael Fassbender ...  DC Jack Silver 4 episodes, 2002
Calum MacPherson ...  Alex McLeod / ... 3 episodes, 2002
Ozzie Yue Ozzie Yue ...  Wayne Chang 3 episodes, 2002
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The investigations of a National Crime Squad unit overseen by John Borne, a strict-yet-effective Detective Inspector who will stop at nothing to catch criminals operating on his patch.

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2002 (UK) See more »

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National Crime Squad
4 November 2015 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

NCS: Manhunt shown on the BBC was a supposedly slick crime drama written by Malcolm McKay.

It was a polished and fast paced thriller with plenty of hi tech computers and a squad of ten specialist detectives led by DI Borne (David Suchet) who in effect were the British equivalent of the FBI.

Suchet is very good and memorable. A tough and uncompromising detective but a lot of other members of the cast did not convince me that they belonged as bobbies never-mind being in such an elite unit.

The opening episode focused on a sexual fantasist who has kidnapped the elderly mother of a senior police woman.

Something in the direction of the series left a lot to be desired. Competent but also a little bit too by the numbers as well as plodding.


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