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Beginning in 1991, and starring Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison, the ITV drama 'Prime Suspect' was a success both sides of the Atlantic, and mirrored the role of women in British society increasingly gaining more positions of power - even in previously male-dominated professions such as the police.

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Prime Suspect Main Cast List

Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison
Tom Bell as DS Bill Otley
John Benfield as DCS Michael Kernan
John Bowe as George Marlow
Zoë Wanamaker as Moyra Henson
Bryan Pringle as Felix Norman
Tom Wilkinson as Peter Rawlins
John Forgeham as DCI John Shefford
Gary Whelan as DS Terry Amson
Jack Ellis as DI Tony Muddyman
Craig Fairbrass as DI Frank Burkin
Ian Fitzgibbon as DC Jones
Mossie Smith as WPC Maureen Havers
Philip Wright as DC Lillie
Andrew Tiernan as DC Rosper

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