Character:

DCI Cockburn

Episodes:

Series 1, Episode 4, "Sunshine Simon" (11 February 2013)

Writer:

Eleanor Lawrence, Tom Davis

Director: 
Dave Lambert

Producer:
Alison MacPhail

Production Company: 
Baby Cow Productions

Additional Cast:
Tom Davis, Eleanor Lawrence, Sean Pertwee

Status:
Unavailable


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Common Ground: Sunshine Simon clip.
Common Ground: Sunshine Simon trailer.  Sky Atlantic
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THE SERIES: 

  • Set in South London, the series features 10 different scenarios all linked by characters and locations.

 

BRENDAN'S EPISODE: 

  • South London crook Simon ‘Sunshine’ Wilson is a big fish in a small pond.  He means well and tries to be as ‘legitimate’ as possible for his wife Kelly and their two daughters.  However, news that old pal, Mad Mickey Quinn, has escaped from a prison van is quite the surprise.

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