Episode 1

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Duration: 1 hour

Drama following a clandestine unit living on the edge and playing the criminal elite at their own game, existing in the grey area between the letter of the law and true justice.

Led by the sharp and elusive Jack Quinn, alongside straight-talking Jessica Jones and digital whizz-kid TomTom Tomkins, this brilliant team will stop at nothing to catch the criminals. Receiving their target from the mysterious Helen, they weave a web of cunning and deception to deliver their unwary targets into the arms of justice.

When an innocent family is terrorised and their father murdered in cold blood, everyone knows that ruthless criminal Nick Mason is behind it. But when Mason, the 'Teflon Man', walks free from his trial - the third time in five years he has evaded justice - Helen calls on Jack Quinn and his team for help. Convinced Mason has at least one corrupt police officer on his payroll, Helen wants Jack to take Mason down and get him off the streets.

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Credits

Producer
Tim Key
Director
Charles Palmer
Writer
Tony Jordan
Jack Quinn
Warren Brown
Jessica Jones
Shelley Conn
Thomas 'TomTom' Tomkins
Andrew-Lee Potts
Charlie O'Brien
Elliot Knight
Nicholas Mason
Keith Allen
Paul Hollander
Martin Jarvis
Raymond Nash
Richard Lumsden
DI Matthew Dixon
Paul Thornley
Helen Barlow
Gina McKee
Stan Bond
John Henshaw
Miss Cummings
Bessie Cursons
Frank Reed
Jordan Long
Carl Warden
Andy Beckwith
Karen Mason
Jessica Ellerby
Anthony Cummings
John Webber
Mrs Cummings
Barbara Drennan
Michael Prence
James Norton
Judge Hall
Gregory Floy
DS Chris Henney
Ben Cartwright
Jason Turner
Josef Altin
Simon Enstone
Grahame Fox
Child
Bradley Ford

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