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Without Motive 

A police detective is tasked to catch a cold-blooded killer who appears to have attacked several young women without motive.

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Tim Vaughan
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Series cast summary:
Ross Kemp ...  DC Jack Mowbray 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Kenneth Cranham ...  DCS Derek Henderson 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Jamie Foreman ...  DC Jim Boulter 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Hazel Ellerby Hazel Ellerby ...  Sally Mowbray 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Lou Gish Lou Gish ...  DC Linda Harris / ... 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Sean Murray Sean Murray ...  DI Monty Fowler 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Claire Huckle Claire Huckle ...  Paula Mowbray 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Howard Saddler Howard Saddler ...  DC Trevor Richard 12 episodes, 2000-2001
Jane Hazlegrove ...  WPC Margaret Walkinshaw / ... 10 episodes, 2000-2001
Ian Bartholomew Ian Bartholomew ...  Ronnie Stocks / ... 10 episodes, 2000-2001
Karl Johnson ...  Robert Jackson 10 episodes, 2000-2001
John Telfer John Telfer ...  DI Keith Chapman 8 episodes, 2000-2001
David Kennedy ...  DC Mickey Lloyd 6 episodes, 2000
Buster Reece Buster Reece ...  Stuart Mowbray 6 episodes, 2000-2001
William Bateman William Bateman ...  DC Phil Leighton 6 episodes, 2000
Simon Bowen Simon Bowen ...  DC Collins 5 episodes, 2000
Tony Melody ...  Robert Jackson Snr. 5 episodes, 2001
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A police detective is tasked to catch a cold-blooded killer who appears to have attacked several young women without motive.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2000 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Ilman motiivia See more »

Filming Locations:

Bristol, England, UK

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Suspenseful Brit murder-mystery mini-series
12 March 2013 | by canuckteachSee all my reviews

We were delighted to catch the British series 'Without Motive' on AcornTV. It runs for 12 episodes, more or less in 2 parts (1-6 and 7-12). Ross Kemp, a talented actor, plays the main character Jack Mowbray, a police detective (and family man) tasked to a team out to catch a cold-blooded killer who appears to have attacked several young women. The team runs into problems (not the least of which is: too many chiefs) and finally gets their man by Episode 6. Episode 7-12 deal with the aftermath of the court case, including mishandling (or suppression) of evidence, and apparent copy-cat killings. The shows are very suspenseful and are as much about the lives of the characters, as they are about the solving of the crime. Highly-recommended viewing, but I certainly wouldn't want to wait a week between episodes: so stream it from Acorn, or try to find the DVD set. We were hooked from the beginning.


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