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Series cast summary:
Philip Glenister ...  Harry Venn 4 episodes, 2011
Thekla Reuten ...  Gina Hawkes 4 episodes, 2011
Anna Chancellor ...  Elspeth Verney 4 episodes, 2011
Matthew Marsh ...  James Morpeth 4 episodes, 2011
Bertie Carvel ...  Alexander Wentworth 4 episodes, 2011
Richard Dormer ...  Frank Hanna 4 episodes, 2011
Peter Guinness ...  Jason Styles 4 episodes, 2011
Thomas Craig ...  DI Fenton Russell 4 episodes, 2011
David Michaels ...  Brian Worsley 4 episodes, 2011
David Suchet ...  Sir Nigel Fountain 3 episodes, 2011
Mark Flitton ...  Paul Hillman 3 episodes, 2011
Lisa Kay ...  Lauren 3 episodes, 2011
Mark Powley Mark Powley ...  Mark Venn 3 episodes, 2011
Christov Ruhn Christov Ruhn ...  Mezwar Tanzir 3 episodes, 2011
Andrew Scarborough ...  Ben Lander 3 episodes, 2011
Rupert Simonian ...  Michael Venn 3 episodes, 2011
Ben Smith Ben Smith ...  Matt 3 episodes, 2011
Chris Webster ...  Young Harry 3 episodes, 2011
Nina Hossain ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2011
Adam Boulton ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2011
Andrew Bicknell ...  General Sir Adrian Henderson 2 episodes, 2011
Roderic Culver Roderic Culver ...  Elliot Suckling 2 episodes, 2011
Audrey Looten ...  Jennifer Moscati 2 episodes, 2011
Mens-Sana Tamakloe ...  Dean Stubbs 2 episodes, 2011
Paul Ritter ...  Steve Quirke / ... 2 episodes, 2011
Michael Winder ...  Kevin Gaunt 2 episodes, 2011
Christopher Fairbank ...  George Venn 2 episodes, 2011
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When a mysterious lawyer Gina Hawkes turns up asking Harry to find a missing alibi witness for her client he agrees to take on the job but is unwittingly drawn into investigating the death of his brother 20 years ago. Harry quickly finds himself caught up in a much bigger and more complex conspiracy that reaches deep into the heart of the British political system. Written by BBC Press Release

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Good acting - disappointing finish
28 October 2011 | by ldlazarusSee all my reviews

I enjoyed the acting, Philip Glenister reminded me more of an updated "Callan", disheveled, unshaven, half asleep etc.. It was good to see David Suchet out of his "Poirot" skin for a while, although I had hoped to see more of a role for him. Anna Chancellor is a fine actress who I have seen do justice to many roles was underused,given her talents. Nevertheless the cast was well thought out and worked well together.

The storyline was another matter. The plot zig-zagged all over the place. I appreciate the need for suspense, but many questions went unanswered. Why were Gina's parents killed? (Because they were a brilliant legal team?) What had the earlier crime, the killing at Braddock House have to to do with the events 20 years later? Maybe I missed something but there seemed to be quite a few loose ends that never got resolved. And, what happened to Elspeth? The ending was not satisfying. Maybe there will be a fifth episode.

Or perhaps a new PI series based upon Philip Glenister's character. With a better plot and no loose strings, it could probably go somewhere.


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