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Thorne: Scaredycat (2010)

DI Tom Thorne hunts for a psychopath who may have formed a depraved partnership.

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Benjamin Ross

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Dudi Appleton (screenplay), Mark Billingham (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Joe Absolom ... Stuart Nicklin
Jaleh Alp Jaleh Alp ... Jana Lovik
Freddie Annobil-Dodoo ... Uniformed Copper
Lorraine Ashbourne ... Ruth Brigstocke
Mark Barrows Mark Barrows ... Officer Mitch
Claire Benedict ... Maeve Reynolds
Steph Bramwell Steph Bramwell ... Jocelyn Evans
Tom Brooke ... Martin Palmer
Lolita Chakrabarti ... Seema Khera
David Charles David Charles ... Berger
Tim Chipping ... Surveillance Officer
Estella Daniels ... Karal Turay
Malcolm Davies ... Surveillance Officer
Helen Elizabeth Helen Elizabeth ... Receptionist
O-T Fagbenle ... Dave Holland (as O.-T. Fagbenle)
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Two women have been murdered within hours of one another near St. Pancras station, but in quite different ways. When a connection is made with two other murders which occurred months before, but also on the same day, DI Thorne realizes two serial killers may be at work in a macabre partnership. Written by Anonymous

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Tränen des Mörders See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Based on the novel of author Mark Billingham. See more »

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Follows Thorne: Sleepyhead (2010) See more »

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Burning The Devil's Fire
written by Dan Rockett & George Acogny
performed by Dan Rockett
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Agree with the Stupid Rating
4 January 2015 | by russellty300See all my reviews

I have to say this about this series. First, I'm glad it didn't continue. Secondly, if the police in Britain are this inept and incompetent, crime is bound to soar. How any self-respecting writer or producer could sketch out this storyline is beyond me. Thorne has no more business being the head of a crime unit than the man in the moon and the portrayal is an insult to the police of that country. Ms. Oh's character should have gotten a slap in the face and boot in her butt, but apparently continued on. I couldn't stand to watch this indigestible pap any longer than the scene in the car. I"m not sure why British crime series seem to take such miserably incompetent characters as realistic. Some idea that flawed characters acting out make good television? Wouldn't be too off the base except for the fact I can not in my mind picture any self-respecting police force putting up with these losers. Is this supposed to be realistic? And don't get me wrong, much American television is simply too perfect, but somewhere there has to be a meeting ground. This obviously wasn't it. "Rosemary & Thyme" "Broadchurch" are far better examples of good television.


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