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Meet the cast of DCI Banks

Here’s who’s who in the fifth series of the popular detective drama

Published: Friday, 14th September 2018 at 11:47 am

Shaun Dooley


Who does he play? Steve Richards, a crooked property developer and career criminal.

Where do I recognise him from? Broadchurch, Ordinary Lies, Misfits, The Street, horror films Eden Lake and The Woman in Black and spy thriller The Game. Basically, he gets about.

Jack Deam


Who does he play? Deam reprises his role as DC Ken Blackstone.

Where do I recognise him from? Casualty, New Tricks, Clocking Off and his depiction of pyromaniac Marty Fisher in Shameless.

Maimie McCoy


Who does she play? Richards’s wife Tamsin.

Where do I recognise her from? The Yorkshire-born actress is best known for her roles in the Libertine, Loving Miss Hatto and The Musketeers, where she played merciless villain Milady de Winter.

Shaun Dingwall


Who does he play? Chief Superintendent Colin Anderson.


Where do I recognise him from? He’s appeared in crime thriller Legend, Silent Witness, the BBC’s adaptation of Crime and Punishment and Doctor Who.


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