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

No Offence

  • TV comedy drama
  • Channel 4
  • 2015 - 2018
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Comedy drama created by Paul Abbott which follows a police team who are trying to keep Manchester's streets clean of crime. Stars Joanna Scanlan, Alexandra Roach, Elaine Cassidy, Paul Ritter, Will Mellor and more.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,963


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Series 3, Episode 2

No Offence. Image shows from L to R: D.C. Spike Tanner (Will Mellor), Paddy Kenny (Victor McGuire). Copyright: AbbottVision
Killer Beckett's next target is Manchester's children and Viv and the team must track down the poisoned batch of halal meat that Beckett has unleashed on the city before it's too late. In the hunt to get closer to Beckett, Dinah attempts to win the trust of the undercover cop in the midst of the far-right group Beckett used to be involved in - and uncovers explosive secrets

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th September 2018
Channel 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Joanna Scanlan D.I. Vivienne Deering
Elaine Cassidy D.C. Dinah Kowalska
Paul Ritter Randolph Miller
Will Mellor D.C. Spike Tanner
Ste Johnston P.C. Jonah Mitchell
Tom Varey P.C. Stuart O'Connell
Saira Choudhry P.C. Tegan Thompson
Conor MacNeill Gavin Nuttle
Claire Rushbrook D.C.I. Marilyn Merchant
Neil Maskell Dennis Caddy
Tamara Lawrance Bonnie Sands
Sharon Rooney Faye Caddy
Lisa McGrillis Caroline McCoy
Guest cast
Ace Bhatti Mayor Karim Hassan
Patrick Baladi Lionel Dirkin
Phil Dunster Chief Inspector Pembroke
Jag Sanghera Security Guard
Amer Nazir Van Driver
Victor McGuire Paddy Kenny
Sharif Dorani Omran Hussein
Nicola Chegwin Radio Producer
Paul Kennedy Hamish Argyle
Elizabeth Chan Rita
Mark Stobbart Ivan
Darren Connolly Joseph Beckett (Voice)
Writing team
Paul Tomalin Writer
May Anderson Script Editor
Production team
Robert Quinn (as Rob Quinn) Director
Phil Warburton-Leach (as Philip Leach) Producer
Martin Carr Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
Paul Coe Executive Producer
Tracie Wright Line Producer
Joanna Scanlan Associate Producer
Elaine Cassidy Associate Producer
Catherine Morshead Associate Producer
Justin Krish Editor
Joe Sawyer Editor
David Head Editor
David Butterworth Production Designer
Sarah Crowe Casting Director
David Marsh Director of Photography
Scott Langridge Costume Designer
Nadia El-Saffar Make-up Designer
Vince Pope Composer
Tracy Chapman 1st Assistant Director


Review: No Offence - series three episode two

This was another madcap, exciting episode that was over much too quickly.

Matt, The Custard TV, 21st September 2018

Paul Abbott's Manchester cop drama gets better by the week. Tonight, the Friday Street team have just hours to track down a poisoned batch of halal meat. Prepare yourselves as Viv performs an unintended striptease; Miller unleashes a mean karaoke falsetto; and Dinah earns her stripes.

Mike Bradley, The Guardian, 20th September 2018

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