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Messiah 

After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ken Stott ...  Red Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2001
Frances Grey ...  Kate Beauchamp 2 episodes, 2001
Jamie Draven ...  Jez Clifton 2 episodes, 2001
Kieran O'Brien ...  Eric Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2001
Ray Trickitt ...  D.C. Nixon 2 episodes, 2001
Neil Dudgeon ...  Duncan Warren 2 episodes, 2001
Michelle Forbes ...  Susan Metcalfe 2 episodes, 2001
Art Malik ...  D.C.S. Emerson 2 episodes, 2001
Edward Woodward ...  Rev. Stephen Hedges 2 episodes, 2001
Colin Gourley Colin Gourley ...  Roger Parkin 2 episodes, 2001
Billie-Claire Wright Billie-Claire Wright ...  Chloe 2 episodes, 2001
Ron Berglas ...  Lubezski 2 episodes, 2001
Howard Crossley Howard Crossley ...  D.C. Freeman 2 episodes, 2001
Eddie Cooper Eddie Cooper ...  Sam Warren 2 episodes, 2001
Gillian Taylforth Gillian Taylforth ...  Helen Warren 2 episodes, 2001
Serena Gordon Serena Gordon ...  Alison Reeves 2 episodes, 2001
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After two horribly mutilated bodies are discovered, DCI Red Metcalfe is assigned to the case and plunged head-on into a nightmare.

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Release Date:

26 May 2001 (UK) See more »

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Messiah See more »

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Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Black and White (one scene)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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'Michelle Forbes' had to learn sign language for her part and did so within six days. See more »

Quotes

D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: What have we missed? What are we missing?
D.I. Duncan Warren: The connection.
D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: Maybe we're getting too bogged down in materials. We missed the connection because the killer's made it...in his head!
D.I. Duncan Warren: Something concrete links James Birch and Philip Blake, we just don't know what it is. Two in one day, it's revenge, it's...a one off.
D.C.I. Redfern 'Red' Metcalfe: I hope so.
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Followed by Messiah: The Rapture (2008) See more »

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Classic BBC Drama
7 November 2003 | by retrogamesSee all my reviews

The DVD release of this superior made for TV BBC drama is a more than welcome addition to my collection. Great acting, gripping story, and wonderful direction all add up to one of the best BBC dramas in years.


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