Cracker is a British crime drama series produced by Granada Television for ITV, created and principally written by Jimmy McGovern. Set in Manchester, the series follows a criminal psychologist, Dr Edward "Fitz" Fitzgerald, played by Robbie Coltrane, who works with the Greater Manchester Police to help them solve crimes. The show consists of three series which were originally aired from 1993 to 1995. A 100-minute special set in Hong Kong followed in 1996 and another two-hour story in 2006. In 2000, the series was ranked 39 on the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes compiled by the British Film Institute.
|Christopher Eccleston||DCI David Bilborough|
|Robbie Coltrane||Dr. Eddie 'Fitz' Fitzgerald|
|Wil Johnson||Skelton (as Wilbert Johnson)|
|Clive Russell||Danny Fitzgerald|
|Kieran O'Brien||Mark Fitzgerald|
|Lorcan Cranitch||D.S. Beck|
|Geraldine Somerville||D.S. Penhaligon|