In the Red

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In the Red is a three-part BBC Two black comedy-crime drama 1998 series featuring Warren Clarke as BBC Reporter George Cragge and Alun Armstrong as Police Superintendent Frank Jefferson, investigating a series of murders of London bank managers, a... read more

In the Red is a three-part BBC Two black comedy-crime drama 1998 series featuring Warren Clarke as BBC Reporter George Cragge and Alun Armstrong as Police Superintendent Frank Jefferson, investigating a series of murders of London bank managers, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC.

Original Release

05/26/1998 on BBC

US Release

01/31/1999

Cast

Rik Mayall Dominic De'Ath
Richard Griffiths Geoffrey Crichton Potter
Mark Gatiss Junior Detective
Warren Clarke George Cragge
John Sessions Hercules Fortescue
Sally Phillips Jemma White
Reece Shearsmith Broadcast Journalist / Journalist
James McCarthy Bamber Simpson
David Ryall Max Parker
Simon Godley Henry Potts
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Episode #1.1 Tuesday, 26 May 1998
2 Episode #1.2 Tuesday, 02 June 1998
3 Episode #1.3 Tuesday, 09 June 1998

Directors

Marcus Mortimer

Writers

Malcolm Bradbury, Mark Tavener

Cast

Rik Mayall Dominic De'Ath
Richard Griffiths Geoffrey Crichton Potter
Mark Gatiss Junior Detective
Warren Clarke George Cragge
John Sessions Hercules Fortescue
Sally Phillips Jemma White
Reece Shearsmith Broadcast Journalist / Journalist
James McCarthy Bamber Simpson
David Ryall Max Parker
Simon Godley Henry Potts
Rebecca Front Beth Parsons
Keith Barron Jim Wilkes
Patrick O'Kane Andrew James
Alistair McGowan Murderer's Voice (Voice Only) / Murderer's Voice
Siobhan Redmond Ms Sin
Stephen Fry Controller, Radio 2
Rachel Fielding Laetitia Tone
Richard Wilson Lord Tone
Colum Convey Agent
Ian Harker Second Studio Manager

Producers

Jon Plowman Executive Producer
John Rushton Producer
Sarah Smith Producer
Emma Cornish Producer

Editors

Joe Walker

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