Code of a Killer

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Code of a Killer is a two-part British police drama television series which tells the true story of Alec Jeffreys' discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its introductory use by Detective David Baker in catching the double murderer Colin Pitchfork. read more
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Code of a Killer is a two-part British police drama television series which tells the true story of Alec Jeffreys' discovery of DNA fingerprinting and its introductory use by Detective David Baker in catching the double murderer Colin Pitchfork. Filming commenced in late September 2014, and the program aired on the ITV network, on 6 and 13 April 2015. Endemol Shine handled international distribution of the series.

Original Release

04/06/2015

Cast

David Threlfall DCS David Baker
Andrew Tiernan DS Geoff Taylor
John Simm Alec Jeffreys
Robert Glenister DCC Chapman
Lorcan Cranitch DI Alan Madden
Anna Madeley Sue Jeffreys
Rakie Ayola Helena Adarkwa
Siobhan Redmond Joy Blakefield
Lydia Rose Bewley Vicky Wilson
Adam Nagaitis Ian Whenby
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Monday, 06 April 2015
2 Episode #1.2 Monday, 13 April 2015

Directors

James Strong

Writers

Michael Crompton

Cast

David Threlfall DCS David Baker
Andrew Tiernan DS Geoff Taylor
John Simm Alec Jeffreys
Robert Glenister DCC Chapman
Lorcan Cranitch DI Alan Madden
Anna Madeley Sue Jeffreys
Rakie Ayola Helena Adarkwa
Siobhan Redmond Joy Blakefield
Lydia Rose Bewley Vicky Wilson
Adam Nagaitis Ian Whenby
Jaz Singh Deol DC Taran Kholi
Lucy Carless Susan Mann
Shirley Dixon Joan Jeffreys
Zara White Liz Pascoe
Neil Edmond Robin Ashworth
Pete Meads TV News Presenter / CID
Katie Lightfoot Sheona York
Becci Gemmell Jackie Foggin
Mera Mayde Alec's Student
Dorothy Atkinson Barbara Ashworth

Producers

Michael Crompton Executive Producer
Andrew Boswell Executive Producer
James Strong Executive Producer
Peter Hampden Executive Producer
Simon Heath Executive Producer
Roderick Seligman Executive Producer
Harry Eastwood Executive Producer
Elizabeth Binns Producer
Priscilla Parish Producer

Editors

Mike Jones

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