Paul Abbott’s critically-lauded police procedural drama No Offence has been recommissioned for a second series by Channel 4. Outspoken, out of line and often out of order, DI Vivienne Deering (Joanna Scanlan), DC Dinah Kowalska (Elaine Cassidy) and DS Joy Freers ( Alexandra Roach) wil
The Guardian | Sam Wollaston | Wednesday 6 May 2015 Paul Abbott’s rude but not crude un-PC cop show There seem to be no no-go areas for this vibrant, rich and warm cop comedy, but the title gathers irony like a snowball as the show rolls on. Dinah is on the way home from a night out w
The Daily Mirror | Kathryn Williams | Tuesday 5 May 2015 A worthy successor to Shameless and about time too Starting with a gruesome bang – namely a potential murderer having his head squished by a bus – No Offence is the latest offering from Shameless’ Paul Abbott and it’s one I will
The Telegraph | Bernadette McNulty | Tuesday 5 May 2015 Those missing Shameless will welcome this pacy and provocative new series by writer Paul Abbott Acclaimed TV writer Paul Abbott has had a hand in other dramas like 2012’s transsexual hitman series, Hit and Miss, starring Chloë Se
The Independent | Sarah Hughes | Friday 24 April 2015 How Channel 4's brilliant new show No Offence is shaking up the police drama How do you go about making a police drama that will stand out in today’s saturated market, where every second show seems to deal in coppers and crime
Channel 4 has finally announced that No Offence will begin on Tuesday 5th May at 9pm. Joanna Scanlan (The Thick of It, Getting On), Elaine Cassidy (The Paradise, Harper’s Island) and Alexandra Roach (The Iron Lady, Utopia) lead the unorthodox crack team of cops at the heart of Paul Ab
Camera, set, and ….. Action! Joanna Scanlan (The Thick of It, Getting On), Alexandra Roach (The Iron Lady, Utopia) and Elaine Cassidy (The Paradise, Harper’s Island) are announced to star as the unorthodox crack team of cops at the heart of Paul Abbott’s NO OFFENCE – an outrageo
Chloe Sevigny delivers a killer Hit on Netflix. Hit & Miss, is a six-part high-concept, provocative drama from Emmy® Award-winning Paul Abbott (Shameless US, State Of Play) starring Chloë Sevigny (Big Love, Boys Don’t Cry) as Mia, an assassin with a big secret: she’s a tran
Channel 4 has green-lit a new eight-part comedy drama series by award-winning writer Paul Abbott. Set in a crumbling Victorian cop shop on the wrong side of Manchester, No Offence follows a group of bobbies on the front line, wondering what they did to end up here, in this force, on t
From BAFTA winning writer Paul Abbott, comes a story of power, greed, corruption and lies on the streets of East London in the run up to the Olympic Games. Parminder Nagra (Bend It Like Beckham, ER, Alcatraz) is Deeva Jani, a successful, Paris-based fashion executive who is forced to
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