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Learn the revealing backstory to the iconic character of Jane Tennison in this Prime Suspect prequel starring Stefani Martini (The Last Kingdom) in the role Dame Helen Mirren made famous. The three-part miniseries follows 22-year-old Tennison’s first days on the police force, where she copes with blatant sexism before being flung into the deep end of a murder investigation.

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'Prime Suspect: Tennison' Recap: Part 2

Tennison's morality is pitted against her loyalty when a police raid is botched. The detectives are closing in on Julie Ann's killer,…

'Prime Suspect: Tennison' Recap: Part 1

Jane Tennison is eager and avid, but her male superiors expect little from her except for her to do their dishes and serve them tea and…