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 6

Deering leads a manhunt through Manchester as the net closes in on the serial killer. Joy and Spike discover an unsettling slavery case after a brutal attack on a young homeless man.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 9th June 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
Mia Blakeley Tessa Kowalska
Ben Tavassoli Alpha
Risteard Cooper (as Risteárd Cooper) Laurie Gaskell
Peter McDonald Patrick Llewellyn
Guest cast
Janet Cork Jocelyn Wade
Andrea Gillies Lucy Cooke
Samantha Morris Teresa Adamson
Rob Mallard Neil
Skye Lourie (as Sky Lourie) Jogger
John Catterall Ambulance Tech
Geoffrey Burton Bilal
Francis Magee Shane Mercy
Daniel Ezra Ajamu
Priyanga Burford Dr Venkateson
Matt Sutton PCSO
Writing team
Toby Bentley Script Editor
Mark Greig Writer
Production team
Misha Manson-Smith Director
Anna Ferguson Series Producer
Simon Meyers Producer
Martin Carr Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer


The net closes in

The net closes in on the serial killer...

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), Charlie May-Clark (Cathy Calvert), Ben Tavassoli (Alpha).


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