Characters and Actors
DI Sam Tyler (John Simm)
Sam's a 21st century detective, who mysteriously finds himself working as a cop in the 1970s. Actor John Simm reveals more about his character.
DCI Gene Hunt (Philip Glenister)
Gene's an old style cop, not scared of throwing a few punches to get a result. Actor Philip Glenister explains more about his character.
WPC Annie Cartwright (Liz White)
A female in the police at a time when women were often undermined, underused, ignored, and taken for granted. Liz White lifts the lid on her character.
DC Chris Skelton (Marshall Lancaster)
Chris is a cheeky but likeable character, who finds himself torn between the modern Sam and old fashioned Gene. Actor Marshall Lancaster tells us more about his character.
DS Ray Carling (Dean Andrews)
Ray's an old style copper, who goes with his gut instinct, often instead of looking at the evidence in front of him. Actor Dean Andrews talks about his character.