No Offence. Image shows from L to R: D.I. Vivienne Deering (Joanna Scanlan), D.S. Joy Freers (Alexandra Roach). Copyright: AbbottVision.

No Offence

Channel 4 comedy drama about a group of police. 21 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2018. Stars Joanna Scanlan, Alexandra Roach, Elaine Cassidy, Paul Ritter and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

No Offence. Image shows from L to R: D.C. Spike Tanner (Will Mellor), P.C. Jonah Mitchell (Ste Johnston). Copyright: AbbottVision.
Dinah discovers a pattern in the deaths of two young women and realises Friday Street Station has a twisted serial killer on its hands. With a third girl already missing, our team face a race against time to rescue her...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th May 2015
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Joanna Scanlan D.I. Vivienne Deering
Alexandra Roach D.S. Joy Freers
Elaine Cassidy D.C. Dinah Kowalska
Paul Ritter Randolph Miller
Will Mellor D.C. Spike Tanner
Claudia Adshead Donna Calvert
Ste Johnston P.C. Jonah Mitchell
Neet Mohan P.C. Taz Ahmed
Tom Varey P.C. Stuart O'Connell
Saira Choudhry P.C. Tegan Thompson
Charlie May-Clark Cathy Calvert
Colin Salmon Det. Sup. Darren Maclaren
Hannah Walters Connie Ball
Hannah Bieniuszewicz Magda Kowalska
Mia Blakeley Tessa Kowalska
Risteard Cooper (as Risteárd Cooper) Laurie Gaskell
Guest cast
Frog Stone Tatu
Naveed Choudhry Raki
Enid Dunn Evelyn Patterson
Janet Cork Jocelyn Wade
Andrea Gillies Lucy Cooke
Lee Abbate Mitchell Patterson
Sally Womersley Angela Wade
Paul Bown Robert Wade
Rishard Beckett Mikey Wade
Philip McGinley Bob Simmons
Siobhán McSweeney Ruth Cheetham
Writing team
Paul Abbott Writer
Toby Bentley Script Editor
Production team
Catherine Morshead Director
David Kerr Director
Anna Ferguson Series Producer
Simon Meyers Producer
Martin Carr Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer


Jocelyn Wade

The gang meet in the toilets to discuss the Jocelyn Wade case.

Featuring: Joanna Scanlan (D.I. Vivienne Deering), Alexandra Roach (D.S. Joy Freers), Elaine Cassidy (D.C. Dinah Kowalska), Will Mellor (D.C. Spike Tanner).

The Lead

Miller's got a lead on the whereabouts of the killer.

Featuring: Joanna Scanlan (D.I. Vivienne Deering), Paul Ritter (Randolph Miller).

The Shortlist

D.C. Joy Freers and D.C. Dinah Kowalska have both been called into D.I. Deering's office.

Featuring: Joanna Scanlan (D.I. Vivienne Deering), Alexandra Roach (D.S. Joy Freers), Elaine Cassidy (D.C. Dinah Kowalska).


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