Premiered Date
April 7, 1991
Genre
Drama
Network
ITV
76

Helen Mirren

as DCI Jane Tennison

58

Mark Strong

as Insp. Larry Hall

58

Craig Fairbrass

as D.I. Frank Burkin

55

Richard Hawley

as DC Richard Haskons

1933-2006

Tom Bell

as DC Richard Haskons

56

Andrew Tiernan

as DC Rosper

About Prime Suspect

About

Helen Mirren plays the first female Detective Chief Inspector in London's Police Service, Jane Tennison, who uses her rise in power to confront sexism in the force. 

Trivia

There were 15 episodes over the course of seven seasons. Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Warbeck did the score for the show.