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Murder in Suburbia 

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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Caroline Catz ...  DI Kate Ashurst / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Lisa Faulkner ...  DS Emma Scribbins / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Jeremy Sheffield ...  DCI Sullivan / ... 11 episodes, 2004-2005
Glen Davies Glen Davies ...  Gallimore / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2005
Stuart Nurse ...  Pathologist / ... 5 episodes, 2004-2005
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The series focused on various murders in the fictional suburban English town of Middleford. The crimes are solved by two female police detectives, Inspector Kate Ashurst and Sergeant Emma Scribbins, aka "Ash and Scribbs".

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ash & Scribbs See more »

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Carlton Television See more »
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Runtime:

(6 episodes) |

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Caroline Catz and Lisa Faulkner strongly considered swapping characters, as they felt that they were extremely similar to the character that the other was playing. See more »

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[Ash and Scribbs have reported their progress to DCI Sullivan]
Scribbs: Wasn't he wearing that shirt yesterday?
Ash: [pulling a coin out of her pocket] Heads, his washing machine's broken. Tails, he's a dirty stop-out.
[tosses the coin]
Scribbs: Well?
Ash: You don't want to know.
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Unrealistic fun
2 October 2005 | by mahughes82See all my reviews

This is a fun series. It bears little resemblance to either real-life murder investigations, or life in modern English suburbia, but it's very entertaining. You should know that, if you're ever murdered on a visit to England, your death will NOT be investigated by a 2 person team of glamorous models. Compared to the USA they don't have many murders in England. When they do, they put a large team on the case, led by senior police officers.

This series follows the American "partner" model, but is otherwise very British, especially in the low key humor. You won't actually care WHO "dunnit", but you will enjoy the banter, and "Scribbs" occasionally disrobes. I recommend it.


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