"Starring: Helen Mirren, Ralph Fiennes, Bryan Pringle
A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
"DCI Tennison has to fight her superiors' sexist attitudes to get the right to lead her first major murder investigation. She overcomes their prejudices (to a point) and solves the case through old fashioned detective work.
The first series establishes the gritty realism and outstanding acting that is a hallmark of this series."