TV Mini-Series | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
According to Lynda La Plante, on the documentary about the making of Prime Suspect (1991), when she called the Metropolitan Police (aka 'Scotland Yard') and enquired as to how many female DCI's there were on the force, the woman who answered her call said, "Oh, quite a... ...
She was a pretty girl.
Mrs. Tennison: That's not the real girl. That's someone dressed up to look like her.
Mr. Tennison: They can't have the real girl, woman, because she's dead!
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