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NCS: Manhunt (BBC-1 2001-2002, David Suchet, Samantha Bond)

NCS Manhunt

Crime drama series NCS Manhunt focused on the work of the National Crime Squad, led by DI John Borne. When the series begins the team are called in when Inspector Anne Warwick is targeted by the evil Ricky Valesi who has kidnapped her mother.

A series followed a two part pilot in 2002 with the squad involved in more action.

production details
UK | BBC-1 | 26-27 March 2001 and 4 March – 8 April 2002

Pilot: 2×60 minute episodes / 2001 (26-27 March / Monday-Tuesday 9.00pm)
Series: 3x2x60 minute episodes (3-two part stories) / started 4 March 2002 @ 9:00pm

Writer: Malcolm McKay / Producer: Sue Austen / Director: Michael Whyte

cast
DAVID SUCHET as DI John Borne
SAMANTHA BOND as DS Maureen Pascoe
KEITH BARRON as Supt Bob Beausoleil
KENNETH CRANHAM as Richard Valesi (pilot only)
PHYLLIS LOGAN as Anne Warwick (pilot only)
MELANIE HILL as DS Ruby Sparks
GERARD HORAN as DC Charlie Spanish
JONNY PHILLIPS as DS Peter Moon
AHSEN BHATTI as DC Johnny Khan
JENNY JULES as DC Karen Bogard-Black
GUY SCANTLEBURY as DC Eddie Guerin
MALCOLM TIERNEY as Supt Charlie Vanne
SARA STEWART as DC Mary D’Eye (not in pilot)