The Interrogation: The Complete Series 1-5

The Interrogation: The Complete Series 1-5


Kenneth Cranham and Alex Lanipekun star in these fifteen hard-hitting crime dramas

Chalk and cheese coppers Max Matthews and Sean Armitage are from different generations and different worlds, but together they make a remarkable team. In this powerful, unconventional police procedural, we join the detective duo in the interview room, as they practise their unique style of interrogation in a bid to extract a confession.

These fifteen dramas all focus on a different suspect, each with their own story and version of events. Among the varied characters we hear from are Rod, a Premier League footballer accused of rape; Jermaine, a ruthless gang leader; Marc, an ex-policeman suspected of domestic violence; and Beverley, who has come into the station to report her elderly father as missing. As the details of their crimes are revealed, we get under their skin, and come to understand what motivated them to do what they did.

Compelling and compassionate, these dramas probe some of today’s most troubling moral issues, inviting us to face hard truths, but holding out the possibility of redemption. With razor-sharp dialogue and characters that feel entirely authentic, they’ll linger in your mind long after you’ve finished listening.

Series 1
1. Rod
2. Jermaine
3. Sarah

Series 2
1. Marc
2. Grace
3. Simon

Series 3
1. Colin
2. Jonny
3. Kellie

Series 4
1. Tom
2. Riz
3. PC Joanne Laverty

Series 5
1. Beverley
2. Micky
3. Neil

Cast and credits
DS/DI/DCI Max Matthews…Kenneth Cranham
DC/DS Sean Armitage…Alex Lanipekun
Rod Tyler…Joe Sims
Helen Cottol…Katie Angelou
Mother…Tracy Wiles
Jermaine…Anthony Welsh
Sarah…Claire Louise Cordwell
Danny…Carl Prekopp
Marc Johnson…Ben Crowe
Lisa Johnson…Philippa Stanton
Operator…Hannah Wood
Grace Buffong…Noma Dumezweni
Stephen Buffong…Jerome Holder
Simone Parker…Amaka Okafor
Simon Barnes…Sam Swann
Jason…Michael Shelford
Damien…Will Howard
Wendy Harris…Joanna Brookes
Mr Renshaw/Football fan…Nicholas Murchie
Colin Hamilton…Michael Bertenshaw
Gemma…Amy Metcalf
Jonny Foster…Gawn Grainger
Nancy…Dinah Stabb
Kellie…Cush Jumbo
Alan Parke…Clive Hayward
Tom…Luke Norris
Debbie Ross…Susan Brown
Riz….Nabil Elouahabi
Tara…Joanna Horton
Derek…Chris Pavlo
Reporter…Stephen Critchlow
Jordan…Gershwyn Eustache Jr
Joanne…Sally Orrock
Beverley…Adjoa Andoh
Marcel…Jason Maza
Micky…Danny Webb
Neil…Joseph Millson
Sally…Catriona McFarlane
Sarge…Karen Bartke
Football fan…Finlay Robertson

Written by Roy Williams
Produced and directed by Jessica Dromgoole (Series 1 and 2) and Mary Peate (Series 3-5)
Music composed by David Pickvance

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