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S7-E3 The Ramblin' Boy - Part One

S7-E3 The Ramblin' Boy - Part One

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Review

Lewis is alone and palely loitering by the river, bereft of his sidekick Hathaway, who has gone to build an orphanage in Pristina. He is preoccupied, too, by the fate of another policeman friend, who’s left his wife and children for another woman. All the while Lewis is fondly observed by devoted Laura, the comely pathologist. We know they are the Burton and Taylor of TV crime dramas; now if they would just grab each other and fall headlong into passion, that would be lovely.

But not just yet. First Lewis (Kevin Whately), with the help of new sidekick DC Gray (Babou Ceesay), investigates mysterious and rum goings-on at an undertaker’s after a man’s embalmed body is found in woods.

Summary

Part one of two. Chief Superintendent Jack Cornish goes missing and a recently embalmed body is discovered near an isolated farm track - could there be a link? As Hathaway goes on sabbatical in Kosovo, Lewis takes an awkward young constable under his wing to investigate the case. Guest starring Lucy Speed and Peter Davison, with Kevin Whately and Babou Ceesay.

Cast & Crew

DI Robert Lewis Kevin Whately
DS James Hathaway Laurence Fox
Dr Laura Hobson Clare Holman
Ch Supt Innocent Rebecca Front
Brian Miller Tom Brooke
DC Gray Babou Ceesay
Peter Faulkner Peter Davison
Tara Faulkner Camilla Power
Emma Barnes Lia Williams
Liam Jay Taron Egerton
Ruth Wilson Harriet Ballard
Jack Cornish Mark Powley
Dr Matt Whitby Simon Wilson
Louise Cornish Lucy Speed
Johnny Jay Nicholas McGaughey
Beverley Miller Jessica Harris
Amy Victoria Ball
Claire Rosie Holden
Derek Carl Prekopp
Tim Anthony Edridge
Solicitor Michael Webber
Receptionist Emily Jewell
Desk officer John Biggins
Police officer Marc Small
Old man Timothy Davies
Director Daniel Reed
Producer Chris Burt
Writer Lucy Gannon
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