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"Hugely enjoyable thriller" -The Mirror (U.K.)
"Riveting drama"-The Sunday Mail (U.K.)
"Intriguing…very watchable" -The Sunday Times (U.K.)
This taut series from creator Patrick Harbinson (24, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit) revolves around master negotiator Dominic King. From the first phone call with kidnappers to risky excursions into exotic and dangerous locales, King places himself in the line of fire to bring the victims home.
Played with steely restraint by veteran actor Trevor Eve (Waking the Dead), King has a brash negotiating style that lands him in hot water with publicity-minded police and politicians. His unconventional tactics also draw ire from the British Foreign Office, as well as his wife, Sophie (Natasha Little, Case Histories), and business partner, Angela (Helen Baxendale, An Unsuitable Job for a Woman).
Filmed on location, Kidnap and Ransom examines the alarming rise of international kidnapping with gripping realism. This set includes Complete Series 1 and 2 of the acclaimed thriller, with guest stars including John Hannah (The Mummy), Patrick Baladi (The Office, U.K.), and Sharon Small (The Inspector Lynley Mysteries).
Enjoyed the first series when it aired on ITV in 2010 and it was just as good the second time around. It was a treat to watch John Hannah play the baddie. Read morePublished 4 months ago by They
Very disappointed. I loved Trevor Eve in Heat of the Sun which is why I bought this series. Very amateurish - looked like home movies with a bad script.Published 6 months ago by ruthie
Trevor Eve is an actor whose work I’ve seldom seen, though there have been some close calls. While a student at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in the early ’80s, Eve was... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Jon Wynne
He plays quite a different character from Waking the Dead: not so abrasive or over-focussed. Still has wife and child problems, but deals with them a bit better. Read morePublished 19 months ago by constantine_reeder
This recent series featuring Trevor Eve (known particularly as Peter Boyd in the exceptional series, Waking the Dead) centers on Dominic King (actually Colonel [ret. Read morePublished on July 13, 2013 by Richard B. Schwartz
The disc was allright, but the content of the movie I found boring. Perhaps it was the locale. I didn't connect with the characters.Published on April 20, 2013 by marthabrown