Liverpool One (ITV 1998-1999, Samantha Janus, Mark Womack)

Crime drama series Liverpool One was a star vehicle for Samantha Janus. She played Detective Isobel de Pauli who moved from London to join the vice squad on Merseyside.

Her new partner was Mark Callaghan (played by Mark Womack who Janus got married to after meeting him on this series) and their boss was Detective Inspector Howard Jones.

Running through the series was de Pauli’s attempts to bring down local bad boy John Sullivan – who also happened to be Callaghan’s cousin.

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Liverpool One ran for two seasons and was capable enough but generally unmemorable.

production details
UK / ITV – Granada – Lime Street / 12×50 minute episode / Broadcast 7 September 1998 – 25 October 1999

Creators: Simon Burke and Colin McKeown / Music: Jerry Freedman / Producer: Colin McKeown

Samantha Janus as Detective Constable Isobel de Pauli
Mark Womack as Detective Constable Mark Callaghan
Tom Georgeson as Detective Inspector Howard Jones
Katy Carmichael as Detective Constable Joanna McMullan
Paul Broughton as Detective Constable Frank White
Eamon Boland as Chief Inspector Graham Hill
Paul Usher as John Sullivan

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