DCI Banks

DCI Banks

Season Five

DVD - 2016
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"The tenacious and stubborn DCI Alan Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his feisty and ambitious young assistant, DS Annie Cabbot"--from www.imdb.com. The complete fifth season.
Publisher: [New York] :, BBC Worldwide Americas,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ♭2016
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 264 min.) :,sound, colour ;,12 cm., in container
digital, optical, stereo, 2.0, rda
video file, DVD video, region 1, rda
Alternative Title: DCI Banks (Television program)


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May 23, 2019

I love this series and am quite sad it wasn't renewed for more seasons. Fortunately Peter Robinson has had an Inspector Banks novel published every year since 1987. I highly recommend them!

Sep 04, 2018

Engaging series, you really get to know the characters!
Wish there would be another season.

Jul 13, 2017

One of my favourite series. Tense without being too violent, warm without being sugary. It is a successful adaptation of the books. I wish there was more.

May 28, 2017

Actually found this 5th series to be one of the best. I am saddened that the series has been pulled ( along with about 6 million brits) but I can see that it is possible to finish the series on this note, although there were still many paths it could have taken.
Just wish there were a couple more.

May 13, 2017

loved season 1, really liked season 2, but this latest season seems to have run out of steam. very average at best

Apr 30, 2017

DCI Banks has been a pretty pedestrian but serviceable police procedural. I mainly watch it for Stephen Tomkinson and the guest stars. But something odd happens in this, the fifth series. It got better! I haven't checked, but my guess is that they ran out of the novels on which the series is based and started getting in original scripts. And maybe their budget grew because there are a lot more extras in scenes set in the city and this gives it a more exciting and realistic feel.

A problem that Banks had, along with Vera and Shetland, is that they were so sparsely populated that the drama seems more like a play, or one of those studio-bound programs redolent of the 1970s on British television. This series is more filmic and alive than the past series. I was surprised and enjoyed it a lot more than the previous series.

Mar 01, 2017

Final series!! This series is still going strong and not sure why it won't be renewed for another season. Going to miss it.

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