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Jericho of Scotland Yard

Season 1
Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is a respected, uncompromising and forward-thinking detective investigating high-profile murders in 1950s London. The series is set in a fascinating period of Britain's social history, when London saw an explosion of shifting attitudes after the Second World War.
IMDb 7.420054 episodes
18+
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - A Pair of Ragged Claws
    October 15, 2005
    1 h 33 min
    16+
    London, 1958. Chief Inspector Michael Jericho of Scotland Yard is called to investigate a murder in Notting Hill. A young black man, Roy Marlowe, was shot on his way home from work at the local bus depot. Tension in the neighborhood between the black and white communities has been brewing for a while, and it’s about to hit fever pitch.
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  2. S1 E2 - The Killing of Johnny Swan
    October 22, 2005
    1 h 33 min
    16+
    Jericho investigates the death of Johnny Swan, a star of British athletics and a national hero following his defeat of the Soviet champion, Vladimir Vukic. Together with three other runners, Swan is a key part of the nation’s “Golden Boys.”
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  3. S1 E3 - To Murder and Create
    October 29, 2005
    1 h 33 min
    16+
    Valentine’s Day, 1958. Charles Hewitt, an eminent H-bomb scientist, is found garroted with cheese wire on the banks of the Thames. His mouth has been stuffed with newspaper, there’s lipstick on his neck and strands of blonde hair are found on the shoulder of his jacket.
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  4. S1 E4 - The Hollow Men
    November 5, 2005
    1 h 33 min
    18+
    A serial killer, who targets courting couples, is on the loose in London just as a great smog descends on the capital, shutting the entire city down. When the mutilated bodies of a young couple are found in Battersea park, the press believe it to be the return of the ‘Butcher’ who is believed to be responsible for a series of unsolved murders from the thirties.
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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Nicholas RentonDiarmuid LawrenceTom Shankland
Producers
ITV
Studio
Acorn TV
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