Good Friday

Written by Lynda La Plante — The detective Jane Tennison needs little introduction thanks to the stellar success of the television series Prime Suspect. First appearing in 1991, Tennison was brought to life on the small screen by Helen Mirren, the determined and capable senior DCI…
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Interview: Lynda La Plante

A legendary screen writer, Lynda La Plante’s greatest creation is Jane Tennison, the detective inspector played by Helen Mirren who dominated TV screens in the 1990s series Prime Suspect. She won an Edgar Award for her work on the series in 1993, but has so…
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A day with Lynda La Plante

With her work on series like Prime Suspect, Trial and Retribution and Above Suspicion, British writer Lynda La Plante is regarded by many to be the godmother of television crime drama. She’s also had huge success in the bookstores, with copies of her eight Anna…
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