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In Plain Sight 

TV-14 | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Mini-Series (2016)
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A three part TV miniseries about Lanarkshire's Detective William Muncie and his quest to bring to justice notorious killer Peter Manuel.
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Series cast summary:
Douglas Henshall ...  Sergeant William Muncie 3 episodes, 2016
Martin Compston ...  Peter Manuel 3 episodes, 2016
Gilly Gilchrist ...  Samuel Manuel 3 episodes, 2016
Joanna Roth ...  Bridget Manuel 3 episodes, 2016
Jack Greenlees ...  DS McLeod 3 episodes, 2016
Sorcha Groundsell ...  Jane Muncie 3 episodes, 2016
Alana McDowall Alana McDowall ...  Annie Kneilands 3 episodes, 2016
Kate McLaughlin Kate McLaughlin ...  Sandra Muncie 3 episodes, 2016
Bobby Rainsbury ...  Theresa Manuel 3 episodes, 2016
Joanne Thomson ...  Iris Laird 3 episodes, 2016
Gavin Jon Wright Gavin Jon Wright ...  Hugh Kirk 3 episodes, 2016
Shauna Macdonald ...  Agnes Muncie 2 episodes, 2016
David Rintoul ...  CC Renfrew 2 episodes, 2016
James Harkness ...  Joe Brannan 2 episodes, 2016
Jenny Hulse ...  Mary McLauchlan 2 episodes, 2016
Louise Mccarthy Louise Mccarthy ...  Babs 2 episodes, 2016
Una McDade Una McDade ...  Mrs. Cooke 2 episodes, 2016
Michael Nardone ...  Det Supt. Leish 2 episodes, 2016
Grant O'Rourke ...  DS Wilson 2 episodes, 2016
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Based on a true story, "In Plain Sight" is a three-part miniseries about Lanarkshire Detective William Muncie and his quest to bring to justice notorious serial killer and rapist Peter Manuel, dubbed the "Beast of Birkenshaw" for his crime spree.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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UK

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English

Release Date:

7 December 2016 (UK) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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The production caused controversy amongst the relatives of some of the victims. The production team tried to contact everyone, but Stuart and David Reid, whose two aunts, Marianne Watt and Margaret Brown and cousin, Vivienne (daughter of Marianne Watt) were killed by Peter Manuel in 1956, could not be found. The brothers have said that the production would re-open old wounds. They contacted the production team who listened to their comments, but the brothers claim it was to no avail; "We asked ITV to scrap it. The producers did listen to what we had to say but by this point it was too little, too late. It was obvious they had no intention of pulling the plug." See more »

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Excellent
12 July 2018 | by rivanerakarenSee all my reviews

Great acting, great cast, extremely well made series based on true events in my eyes its a must see show.


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