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Scott & Bailey 

Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.
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Series cast summary:
Suranne Jones ...  DC Rachel Bailey / ... 33 episodes, 2011-2016
Lesley Sharp ...  DC Janet Scott 33 episodes, 2011-2016
Tony Mooney Tony Mooney ...  DC Pete Readyough 32 episodes, 2011-2016
David Prosho ...  DC Ian Mitchell / ... 31 episodes, 2011-2016
Amelia Bullmore ...  DCI Gill Murray 30 episodes, 2011-2014
Delroy Brown Delroy Brown ...  DC Lee Broadhurst 30 episodes, 2011-2016
Ben Batt ...  DC Kevin Lumb 20 episodes, 2011-2013
Judith Barker Judith Barker ...  Dorothy Parsons 19 episodes, 2012-2016
Harriet Waters Harriet Waters ...  Taisie Scott 19 episodes, 2011-2016
Nicholas Gleaves ...  DS Andy Roper 14 episodes, 2011-2012
Sean Maguire ...  PC Sean McCartney / ... 14 episodes, 2012-2013
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives.

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Crime | Drama

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UK

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English

Release Date:

29 May 2011 (UK) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

Lesley Sharp, (DC Janet Scott) and Nicholas Gleaves, (DS Andy Roper) are married, in real life. See more »

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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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15 July 2013 | by cutch74See all my reviews

I am thrilled I stumbled upon the first series and episode on PBS! Its heads above any crime drama here in the States. I'm not sure I love it so much because the title characters are women and the boss is also a woman, but it helps! Can't wait until the 3rd series! Hope to see it on my PBS station nit long after it airs in the UK. I've been an avid watcher of shows from Britain. I do not really watch much of shows here. Crime dramas in the US are full of violence, blood and just seem to be going for the shock factor, no substance. Granted Scott and Bailey had their fair share of some blood, but necessary to the plot. Inspector Lewis, Poirot, Wallander, and Morse focus on the process not the gore. I beg of you to allow our PBS channels get the next set of episodes as quickly as possible! Thank you


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