DCI Jane Tennison has been passed over time and again to lead a murder investigation, so when one of her fellow DCIs has a heart attack just before he's ready to charge their prime suspect, Jane sees her chance to lead a murder investigation but has her work cut out for her as the men upstairs are eager to pull the plug on her investigations.
Last Episode07x02 Prime Suspect 7: The Final Act (2) Aired: Oct. 22, 2006
DCS Jane Tennison concludes working on her final case, but receives several unwanted surprises along the way.
Prime Suspect (UK): Season 1, Episode #1 - Episode 1
Part one of this murder mystery in which Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a…
Prime Suspect (UK): Season 1, Episode #2 - Episode 2
Part two of this murder mystery in which the sole witness in DCI Tennison's murder investigation cannot…
Series Fun Facts
- According to Lynda La Plante, on the documentary about the making of Prime Suspect (UK), when she called the Metropolitan Police (aka 'Scotland Yard') and enquired as to how many female DCI's…
[show]According to Lynda La Plante, on the documentary about the making of Prime Suspect (UK), when she called the Metropolitan Police (aka 'Scotland Yard') and enquired as to how many female DCI's there were on the force, the woman who answered her call said, "Oh, quite a number! Four!" Jackie Malton appears on the same documentary, noting that she was one of three DCI's on the force at that particular time.
- Janet McTeer declined the lead.
- Jane doesn't like being compared to the Queen. Of course, Helen Mirren later gave an Oscar winning performance as HRH Queen Elizabeth II in The Queen.