The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton.
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The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton.

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DI Helen Morton (Caroline Catz) does not appear in Peter Robinson's original novels. She was introduced in Series 2 as a temporary replacement for DS Annie Cabbot (Andrea Lowe) who took maternity leave because Andrea Lowe was pregnant in real life. She remained even after Annie's return in Series 3. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 1 October 2010 (2010) See more »

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23 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

I have read ALL of Peter Robinson's DCI Banks books, was looking forward to seeing the series but oh, the disappointment. Where is his personality? The bad boy image and behaviour that had him carpeted at least once every episode. Where is the tension between him and Annie? I don't mean the aggression that is shown in this series, the sexual tension you get when old lovers have to work together. Where is the scenery, the moors, the rock walls that Gristhorpe made while talking to Alan? All great atmosphere and it's all gone. This DCI Banks is a wimp of a man, who overacts to the point where it's embarrassing. Why does he speak so slowly? It's disconcerting and distracting. And not a characteristic of Banks. That alone would be enough for me not to choose him for the part. And Annie is a would be ball-breaker who comes across as an unattractive, spiteful slapper. Did anyone actually read any of the books? This is what gave you the idea for the series, correct? SO why, HOW could you make such a complete mess of it?

I wish I had not seen it at all.


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