Suspects on Acorn TV

Suspects — What We’re Watching

Our latest find on Acorn TV is Suspects, a British police procedural show that aired from 2014-2016. There are five seasons (or series as the British refer to them).

The show is set in London. A pair of detectives played by Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashitey, with involvement from their Detective Inspector played by Fay Ripley investigate cases. including murders, attempted murders, missing people, drug overdoses, child abuse, and sex crimes.

The show uses improvised dialogue and filming techniques usually associated with factual programming. The actors worked from a detailed story document and improvised from there. Unlike many shows, it focuses mainly on the police work instead of the character personal lives of the characters.

Worth a watch…

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