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 3

The serial killer is showing no signs of slowing down, while local racial tensions are also running high when an Asian woman is killed in a suspected racist attack. Joy has to prove she has what it takes in her new role as Sergeant by finding the man who murdered her.

Further details

No Offence. D.I. Vivienne Deering (Joanna Scanlan). Copyright: AbbottVision.

Local woman Sameena Hassan has died in a suspected racist arson attack on her home. The prime suspect is local racist, Jimmy Webb, who resembles a man seen buying petrol on CCTV shortly before the attack. The team go undercover at his own wedding to bring him in.

Having finally been allowed back on the serial killer case the race is on for Deering and the team to stop him - particularly as psychologist Dr Peep is convinced he's missed his fix, meaning he may be ready to strike again.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 19th 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
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
Kate O'Flynn Dr. Peep
Colin Salmon Det. Sup. Darren Maclaren
Hannah Walters Connie Ball
Hannah Bieniuszewicz Magda Kowalska
Mia Blakeley Tessa Kowalska
Ben Tavassoli Alpha
Peter McDonald Patrick Llewellyn
Guest cast
Philip Hill-Pearson Jimmy Webb
Faye McKeever Michelle
Simon Nagra Ghafir
Sacha Dhawan Majid
James Foster Clive
Leon Harrop Adam
Danielle Henry Jan
Steve Cooper Colin Adamson
Samantha Morris Teresa Adamson
Lauren Francis Jenny
Simon Nahal (as Simon Rivers) Ashok
Julian Gorman Jock
Philip McGinley Bob Simmons
Writing team
Paul Tomalin Writer
Toby Bentley Script Editor
Production team
Catherine Morshead Director
Anna Ferguson Series Producer
Simon Meyers Producer
Martin Carr Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer


Episode 3 trailer

Having finally been allowed back on the case, Deering and the team go undercover to bring in the prime suspect.

Featuring: Joanna Scanlan (D.I. Vivienne Deering), Elaine Cassidy (D.C. Dinah Kowalska), Will Mellor (D.C. Spike Tanner), Saira Choudhry (P.C. Tegan Thompson), Kate O'Flynn (Dr. Peep), Colin Salmon (Det. Sup. Darren Maclaren).


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