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What Remains (BBC-1 2013, David Threllfall, Russell Tovey)

David Threllfall in What Remains

In crime thriller serial What Remains Detective Inspector Len Harper investigates when the body of a woman, Melissa Young, is discovered in the top floor flat of a converted house. The disturbing thing is that the body has been undiscovered for two years despite the fact that the house is occupied by young couple Michael and Vidya, designers Elaine and Peggy as well as a pair of journalists Kieron and Patricia.

Len has to take retirement before the case is closed but is determined to get to bottom of just how Melissa died especially when his old police colleagues then close the case as a suicide.

production details
UK / BBC One / 4×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 25 August – 15 September 2013

Writer: Tony Basgallop / Music: Harry Escott / Producer: Grainne Marmion / Executive Producer: Hilary Salmon / Director: Coky Giedroyc

cast
David Threlfall as DI Len Harper
Russell Tovey as Michael Jenson
Indira Varma as Elaine Markham
David Bamber as Joe Sellers
Claudie Blakley as Patricia Keenan
Alex Arnold as Adam Moss
Denise Gough as Liz Fletcher
Jessica Gunning as Melissa Young
Victoria Hamilton as Peggy Scott
Steven Mackintosh as Kieron Moss
Amber Rose Revah as Vidya Khan
Lisa Millett as Alice Yapp
Daniel Godward as Jerry Harper
Martha Mackintosh as Peri
Michael Colgan as Richard Webb
Ziggy Heath as Alex Harper
Terence Beesley as DCI Burrows
Michael Webber as Frank