Because of this, little is illuminated about Jane Tennison’s early years, effectively negating its value as a prequel. The role of the criminal Clifford Bentley is played by Alun Armstrong who is known for playing Baltus Hafez in The Mummy Returns (2001). Prime Suspect is returning to ITV by way of a prequel to the Helen Mirren-led miniseries that began in the early 90s and concluded with 2006’s The Final Act. This is the much-anticipated prequel to award-winning global hit Prime Suspect. Lynda La Plante, who wrote the early installments of that series will pen Tennison, a six-part hourlong period drama. Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series 2017) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Revisiting the original is beyond worthwhile, and reminding audiences of its existence may be the noblest purpose served by “Prime Suspect: Tennison” popping up on the schedule. Learn more. All the events unfold in the year 1973 at the Metropolitan Police Accommodation. He has previously starred in the BAFTA-winning comedy The Inbetweeners (E4). It tells the story of a 22 year old Jane Tennison as a probationary WPC officer in Hackney, London, investigating her first murder case. m_gallery_creation_date = "Friday, June 23, 2017, 2:59 PM"; It's easy to cast aspersions on the logic behind a prequel, but it's really pretty simple: Lynda La Plante, the writer who created Jane Tennison and Prime Suspect as … It was later picked up by PBS to air in the US and it serves as a prequel to the long-running Prime Suspect series. All rights reserved. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. For example, BBC America's "Broadchurch" shows how it's done, with a third and final season that lives up to its fabulous Season 1. Tennison reveals important information which shows us that the infamous homicide is a rare case and the department hasn’t dealt with the likes of such in a long time. You will be redirected back to your article in, UK Genre Event FrightFest Cancels October Cineworld Lineup Due To COVID, London Korean Film Festival Sets Dates, Partial Program; Will Include Online & Physical Screenings, Plus Bong Joon-Ho Shorts, ‘Tenet’ Tops $250M WW, Takes Japan By Storm; ‘Mulan’s Uphill Battle Continues In China; ‘After We Collided’ Sexy At $30M Overseas – International Box Office, ‘Tenet’ Tops $200M Overseas Today With Solid Start In Japan – International Box Office, Cineworld Suffers Massive Half-Year Downturn Due To Pandemic, Netflix Lands Jake Gyllenhaal-Antoine Fuqua Package ‘The Guilty’ In $30 Million Worldwide Deal, Alan Arkin Not Returning To ‘The Kominsky Method’ For Netflix Series’ Third & Final Season, ‘Black Widow’ Jumps To Summer 2021; ‘West Side Story’ Delayed A Year; ‘Soul’ Stays Theatrical. As Tennison touches base at the scene, she is met with the news that Bradfield is dead from the blast. All images property of their respective owners. aus oder wählen Sie 'Einstellungen verwalten', um weitere Informationen zu erhalten und eine Auswahl zu treffen. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Send us a tip using our annonymous form. The viewers get to know Tennison from a different perspective when she was more naive. Jane Tennison, the detective made famous by Helen Mirren, will return to ITV as a 22-year-old investigating her first murder case in a Prime Suspect prequel written by Lynda La Plante. This is why the prospect of “Prime Suspect: Tennison” seems enticing. Prime Suspect 1973 (TV Mini-Series 2017) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.