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Jerico

 28 Feb 2005 

Granada International Presents Intriguing New Dramas 

Granada International will launch a slate of brand new dramas starring an array of the UKís award-winning acting talent at MIP-TV 2005, it was announced today by Nadine Nohr, Managing Director. 

Jericho (4 x 95 minutes) is a thrilling period crime drama series starring BAFTA winner Robert Lindsay (Hornblower, Oliver Twist, My Family) as Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard, a respected, uncompromising and forward thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London. Set in a fascinating period of Britainís social history, London saw an explosion of colour and shifting attitudes after the Second World War. Jericho is a man surveying a city changing beyond recognition in front of his eyes. The series also stars award-winning actress Francesca Annis (Copenhagen, Reckless). A Granada/WGBH co-production. 


My Family's Robert Lindsay has landed a deal to front a cop series for them.

In time-honoured tradition (Morse, Taggart, etc), the show will be called after his character's surname, Jericho.

Set in the 50s, Robert plays Detective Inspector Michael Jericho, one of Scotland Yard's finest.The four two-hour episodes, which will be shown next year, will also feature ex-EastEnders star Brooke Kinsella (she played tarty Kelly, remember?) and Francesca Annis.

It also marks the television drama debut of Cherie Lunghi's daughter, Nathalie.
 

SPECIAL NOTICE

Mystery! (PBS USA) week of 10 June 2007
Jericho: The Hollow Men
A serial killer, who targets courting couples, is on the loose in London just as great smog descends on the capital, shutting the entire city down.

Please check your local listings for time and day in your area.