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Collateral 

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London detectives investigating the seemingly random murder of a pizza delivery man uncover a convoluted case of interlocking circumstances amid a cross-section of British society.
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Series cast summary:
Carey Mulligan ...  DI Kip Glaspie 4 episodes, 2018
Jeany Spark ...  Sandrine Shaw 4 episodes, 2018
Nicola Walker ...  Jane Oliver 4 episodes, 2018
Nathaniel Martello-White ...  DS Nathan Bilk 4 episodes, 2018
John Simm ...  David Mars 4 episodes, 2018
Ahd ...  Fatima Asif 4 episodes, 2018
Billie Piper ...  Karen Mars 4 episodes, 2018
Kae Alexander ...  Linh Xuan Huy 4 episodes, 2018
Hayley Squires ...  Laurie Stone 4 episodes, 2018
July Namir ...  Mona Asif / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Ben Miles ...  DSU Jack Haley 4 episodes, 2018
Vineeta Rishi ...  DC Rakhee Shah / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Rob Jarvis ...  DC Euan Johnson 4 episodes, 2018
Mark Preston ...  Policeman 4 episodes, 2018
George Georgiou ...  Mehmet Akman 4 episodes, 2018
John Heffernan ...  Sam Spence 4 episodes, 2018
Grant Crookes Grant Crookes ...  Police Officer 4 episodes, 2018
Shawn Dixon Shawn Dixon ...  Armed Response Officer #1 4 episodes, 2018
Lati Gbaja ...  Immigrant 4 episodes, 2018
Buppha Witt ...  Immigrant 4 episodes, 2018
Orla Brady ...  Phoebe Dyson 3 episodes, 2018
Molly Simm Molly Simm ...  Elfie Mars 3 episodes, 2018
Nicola Duffett ...  Alice Stone 3 episodes, 2018
Kim Medcalf Kim Medcalf ...  Suki Vincent 3 episodes, 2018
Siobhan McSweeney ...  Petra 3 episodes, 2018
Guy List Guy List ...  Bhuran Demir 3 episodes, 2018
Richard McCabe ...  Peter Westbourne 3 episodes, 2018
Tom Turner ...  Gerald 3 episodes, 2018
Jacqueline Boatswain ...  Monique 3 episodes, 2018
Robert Portal ...  Major Tim Dyson 3 episodes, 2018
Alaïs Lawson ...  Genevieve 3 episodes, 2018
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ...  Police 3 episodes, 2018
Brian Vernel ...  Mikey Gowans 2 episodes, 2018
Deborah Findlay ...  Eleanor Shaw 2 episodes, 2018
Saskia Reeves ...  Deborah Clifford 2 episodes, 2018
Nick Mohammed ...  Fuzz Gupta 2 episodes, 2018
Tony Way ...  Connor 2 episodes, 2018
Sam Otto ...  Abdullah Asif 2 episodes, 2018
Alex Reid ...  Amanda Hall 2 episodes, 2018
Mark Umbers ...  Robert Walsh 2 episodes, 2018
Adrian Lukis ...  Xan Schofield 2 episodes, 2018
Anna-Maria Nabirye Anna-Maria Nabirye ...  Gillian Noxolo 2 episodes, 2018
Joanna Bobin ...  Sarah Lawson 2 episodes, 2018
Robert Dalgleish Robert Dalgleish ...  Policeman 2 episodes, 2018
Colin Murtagh ...  Desk Sergeant 2 episodes, 2018
Maya Sansa ...  Berna Yalaz 2 episodes, 2018
Susannah Wise ...  Inspector Sally Shields 2 episodes, 2018
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What starts off as a seemingly random shooting of a pizza delivery guy, then starts to unravel the bigger story, with characters having seemingly coincidental meetings. But there's more than meets meets the eye as this plot begins to unfold. Leading all the way back to a special forces branch of the military. Written by stewatson-70573

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Filming for the scenes at the fictional 'London Police Station' took place at the headquarters for the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Kingsway, London WC2. The external shots of the front of the police station were actually filmed in the service entrance off Wild Street which is at the rear of Kingsway. The police station is mentioned as being 'South London Police Station' but the real life building is based in the City of Westminster, which is north of the River Thames. See more »

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Entertaining if flawed BBC crime drama
6 March 2018 | by TweekumsSee all my reviews

When an immigrant working for a pizza delivery firm is gunned down on a London street it initially looks as though it was a case of mistaken identity; he was wearing a helmet and hadn't been scheduled to make that delivery. When it emerges that the expected deliveryman had also been delivering drugs with the pizza that appears to confirm the theory. DI Kip Glaspie is determined to follow all possibilities though. The crime was witnessed by a woman who believes the killer could have been female; she doesn't want to give a formal statement though as she was high at the time and has over-stayed her visa so could be deported. We are soon shown that the killer is indeed a woman; she is also a captain in the army.

Given that the killer is identified at the end of the first episode this series is more of a why-done-it than a who-done-it. This central mystery is intriguing but many of the characters seem shoehorned in with some unlikely connections... the pizza was being delivered to the ex-wife of a Labour MP; who just happened to have signed the immigration papers for the witness, who is dating the female vicar he knows. Such coincidences are part and parcel of drama; other things are less forgivable. The worst flaw is the depiction of the military; soldiers in uniform when clearly off duty in public; saluting when not wearing berets or caps and a rifle range with a woods immediately behind the targets rather than a proper sand-trap... if the makers couldn't be bothered getting these details right what other details might they have ignored? On the plus side the cast contains some fine actors who put in solid performances. Most notable amongst these are Carey Mulligan, as DI Glaspie; Nicola Walker, as the vicar and John Simm as the MP. Overall, given the quality of the people involved I was a little disappointed with this; it isn't bad but could easily have been much better.


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