Masterpiece Theatre; Prime Suspect, Series V
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- Masterpiece Theatre
- Prime Suspect, Series V
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Program premiered in 1971 with The First Churchills. Hosted by Alastair Cooke. Intended as a showcase for the best of British television drama. Spawned MYSTERY! in 1980. Current executive producer Rebecca Eaton. All promotion of program done by Frank Goodman & Associates (see below). Synopsis, cast information and producers listed by individual title. Series release date: 1971
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Helen Mirren returns as Jane Tennison in a tough story set in the gritty Manchester underworld. Having been "demoted" and transferred to the north, Tennison finds herself underused until her immediate boss, Ballinger (John McArdle), puts her on what at first appears to be a gang-warfare, drug- related murder case. Tennison is nonplussed when a 12-year-old boy confesses to the killing. Did he really do it? How is the drug baron known as "The Street" involved? Why do the gangs have as much information as the police? And who is the prime suspect?
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- Chicago: “Masterpiece Theatre; Prime Suspect, Series V,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53A469C597EF4F299B0B5630B3810E83.
- MLA: “Masterpiece Theatre; Prime Suspect, Series V.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53A469C597EF4F299B0B5630B3810E83>.
- APA: Masterpiece Theatre; Prime Suspect, Series V. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_53A469C597EF4F299B0B5630B3810E83