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Helen Mirren’s much-hyped return as Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison after a seven-year gap

★★★★

Helen Mirren’s much-hyped return as Detective Superintendent Jane Tennison after a seven-year gap is typically bold and entirely worth the wait.

This time our sour-faced heroine is out to nail the killer of a Bosnian Muslim girl, whose brutal death is being linked to a massacre in her homeland ten years earlier. But aside from co-ordinating the investigation itself, multi-tasking Tennison must also overcome the adversity of the various crims, anxious Bosnians and Scotland Yard bigwigs that stand in her way.

Packed with topical tension, Tennison’s latest exploits are irresistibly watchable and arguably more gripping than ever before.

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