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The groundbreaking 7 season crime drama like no other – exclusively on Hollywood Suite.
Oscar winner Helen Mirren is Detective Jane Tennison, in a series that won more than 20 major international awards and raised the bar for police dramas. Tenacious, driven, and deeply flawed, Tennison rises through the ranks of Britain’s Metropolitan Police, solving horrific crimes while battling office sexism and her own demons.
Prime Suspect features some of Britain’s biggest stars, including Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient), Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton), Zoë Wanamaker (Poirot), David Thewlis (Harry Potter), Mark Strong (Sherlock Holmes), Ciarán Hinds (Jane Eyre), Tom Bell (Reilly: Ace of Spies), and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting).
Dame Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren was a pioneer in the genre of “strong female lead” as Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison in this beloved and much celebrated series. Plus, she’s just one spoken-word album shy of the coveted EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony). Read more about her long and illustrious career on the Hollywood Suite Connect Blog.
Learn More About Prime Suspect
Hollywood Suite movie expert, Cam Maitland, looks into Helen Mirren’s break-through role, and the creation and impact of Prime Suspect on the Hollywood Suite Connect Blog.
How to Watch
Season 1: Price to Pay
Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison is confronted by hostility from her male colleagues when she is called in to head a murder inquiry, particularly when she exposes secrets from within the force. When a second murder victim is discovered, the inquiry turns into a grisly investigation stretching back over 10 years. Two-part season premieres Sunday, May 5 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in May.
Season 2: Operation Nadine
When a corpse is discovered in an Afro-Caribbean neighbourhood of London, the controversial subject of racism in the police force rears its head. DCI Tennison is called in to head a sensitive enquiry into how the corpse came to lie in its burial place. Two-part season premieres Sunday, May 12 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in May.
Season 3: Keeper of Souls
Assigned to a Vice squad and transferred to a new station, Detective Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a child and discovers a sinister link to the police. Two-part season premieres Sunday, May 19 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in May.
Season 4: The Lost Child, Inner Circles, and The Scent of Darkness
The newly promoted Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison orchestrates a search for an abducted baby, but events take a turn for the worst when personal emotions cause complications. Three-part season premieres Premieres Sunday, May 26 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in May.
Season 5: Errors of Judgment
Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss. Two-part season premieres Sunday, June 2 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in June.
Season 6: The Last Witness
Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison’s investigation of the murder of a Bosnian refugee leads her to one, possibly two, Serbian war criminals determined to silence the last witness to a massacre a decade before. Two-part season premieres Sunday, June 9 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in June.
Season 7: The Final Act
Approaching retirement, Jane Tennison investigates the murder of a missing girl. The cracks soon begin to show as Jane struggles with alcohol and the death of her father. Two-part season premieres Sunday, June 16 at 8pm ET on HS90. Available On Demand and on HSGO in June.