Characters

Crown Prosecutor Kate Barker

Crown Prosecutor Kate Barker

Defense barrister turned Crown Prosecutor Kate Barker is straight-talking, charming and likable and very used to getting her own way.

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Senior Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne

Senior Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne

Season 3 introduces Dominic Rowan as Alesha Phillips’s new partner, Senior Crown Prosecutor Jacob Thorne.

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Director of CPS Henry Sharpe

Director of CPS Henry Sharpe

Peter Davison, well-known for his role as the Fifth Doctor on ‘Doctor Who’ (1982-1984), plays Crown Prosecutor Service Director Henry Sharpe, taking over the post from George Castle at the beginning of Season 3.

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Detective Inspector Wes Leyton

Detective Inspector Wes Leyton

Wes and Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks go way back, and although they weren’t best friends they share a similar outlook on life.

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Junior Detective Sergeant Sam Casey

Junior Detective Sergeant Sam Casey

Quick on his feet, passionate about his work, headstrong but charming, Sam Casey stayed on as DS Ronnie Brooks’ new partner after being brought in to investigate the shooting of DS Matt Devlin.

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Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks

Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks

Bradley Walsh plays Detective Sergeant Ronnie Brooks, the loveable police veteran with a humanist view.

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Junior Crown Prosecutor Alesha Phillips

Junior Crown Prosecutor Alesha Phillips

Freema Agyeman plays Crown Prosecutor Alesha Phillips in Seasons 1-3.

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Senior Crown Prosecutor James Steel

Senior Crown Prosecutor James Steel

Ben Daniels plays Senior Crown Prosecutor James Steel in seasons 1 and 2.

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Detective Inspector Natalie Chandler

Detective Inspector Natalie Chandler

Harriet Walter plays Natalie Chandler, Ronnie Brooks and Sam Casey’s boss.

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Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin

Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin

Jamie Bamber plays Ronnie Brooks’s partner Matt Devlin in seasons 1-3.

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Director of CPS George Castle

Director of CPS George Castle

Bill Paterson plays London Crown Proseuctor Service Director George Castle in seasons 1-2.

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