Thought I’d tackle the series DCI Banks this week. I believe I’ve mentioned the program before but it’s got a few regulars of note and a guest star worth mentioning so I’ll have another go.
Stephen Tomkinson stars in the title role. He’s certainly a name familiar to UNC-TV viewers since been seen in as Father Peter Clifford on Ballykissangel, Trevor Purvis on Grafters and Mark Roberts on Shades. Tomkinson also starred in the Masterpiece Theatre adaptation of Kingsley Amis’ Lucky Jim.
Caroline Catz plays Helen Morton on the series and if you recognize her from anything it’s most likely Doc Martin where she plays Louisa.
Jack Deam is Ken Blackstone on DCI Banks but he’s also been seen as another copper on another series – he’s Inspector Mallory on Father Brown. Continue reading