Messiah: The First Killings (S1EP1 BBC 26 May 2001, Edward Woodward)



The First Killings: DCI Red Metcalfe investigates a brutal series of murders. Each death, vile in execution, is different from the last, but the murderer leaves an unmistakable calling card, cutting out the victim’s tongue and replacing it with a silver spoon.

Cast: Ken Stott (Detective Chief Inspector Red Metcalfe), Neil Dudgeon (Duncan Warren), Jamie Draven (Jez Clifton), Frances Grey (Kate Beauchamp), Michelle Forbes (Susan Metcalfe), Edward Woodward (Reverend Stephen Hedges), Art Malik (Detective Chief Superintendent Emerson), Gillian Taylforth (Helen Warren), Raymond Trickitt (Detective Constable Nixon), Kieran O’Brien (Eric Metcalfe), Colin Gourley (Roger Parkin), Billie-Claire Wright (Chloe), Ron Berglas (Lubezski), Howard Crossley (Detective Constable Freeman), Eddie Cooper (Sam Warren), Juliet Diamond, Tony Lucken, Serena Gordon, Ernie Cooke, Piers Houlin, Richard Bacon, Ben Stirling, Rupam Maxwell, Hosh Ibrahim, Peter Glancy, Andrew Francis, Guy Manning, Pamela Armstrong, Boris Starling, Vincent Pickering, Luis Sanchez, Jonathan Millership, Deborah Findlay, Bill Champion

Writers: Lizzie Mickery, Boris Starling / Novel: Boris Starling / Director: Diarmuid Lawrence

Original Airdate: 26 May 2001 on BBC
Series: Messiah Season 1 Episode 1

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