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Heat of the Sun (1998– )

TV Mini-series | 360 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.
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Russell Lewis | Timothy Prager (episode "Hide in Plain Sight. Part II")
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Updated Jan 28, 1998

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Jan 28, 1999 (United States)

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Trevor Eve
Supt. Albert Tyburn Supt. Albert Tyburn   See fewer
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Susannah Harker
Emma Fitzgerald Emma Fitzgerald   See fewer
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Michael Byrne
Police Comm. Ronald Burkitt Police Comm. Ronald Burkitt   See fewer
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Julian Rhind-Tutt
Asst. Supt. James Valentine Asst. Supt. James Valentine   See fewer
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Freddie Annobil-Dodoo
Cpl. Jonah Karinde / Con. Jonah Karinde Cpl. Jonah Karinde / Con. Jonah Karinde   See fewer
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David Horovitch
Dr. Emil Mueller Dr. Emil Mueller   See fewer
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Sean Gallagher
Chico de Ville Chico de Ville   See fewer
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Diana Rigg
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Shaheen Jassat
Sub Inspector Singh / Sub Insp. Singh Sub Inspector Singh / Sub Insp. Singh   See fewer
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Cathryn Harrison
Charlotte Elliott Charlotte Elliott   See fewer
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Paul Brooke
Sir Rex Willoughby Sir Rex Willoughby   See fewer
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James Neill
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Joss Ackland
Max Van der Vuurst Max Van der Vuurst   See fewer
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James Callis
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Diana Quick
Avril Watcham Avril Watcham   See fewer
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Deborah Findlay
Matilda Watcham Matilda Watcham   See fewer
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Hugh Bonneville
Reverend Edward Herbert Reverend Edward Herbert   See fewer
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James Ellis
Archie McCourt Archie McCourt   See fewer
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Tim Woodward
Lord Harry Ellesmere Lord Harry Ellesmere   See fewer
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Geoffrey Bayldon
Rafe Goodwin Rafe Goodwin   See fewer
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Sophie Dix
Kika Trefusis Kika Trefusis   See fewer
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Richard McCabe
Theodore Watcham Theodore Watcham   See fewer
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Daniel Betts
Viscount Guy 'Boy' Cameron Viscount Guy 'Boy' Cameron   See fewer
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Charles Simpson
Piet Van der Vuurst Piet Van der Vuurst   See fewer
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Ewan Stewart
John McAllister John McAllister   See fewer
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Gussie Carstairs Gussie Carstairs   See fewer
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Thomas Drennan Thomas Drennan   See fewer
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Marion Bailey
Gwladys Carstairs Gwladys Carstairs   See fewer
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Theo Landey
Jan Van der Vuurst Jan Van der Vuurst   See fewer
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Jonathan Firth
Cpt. Charles Keaton Cpt. Charles Keaton   See fewer
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Akbar Kurtha
Aziz Ali Aziz Ali   See fewer
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Jimmi Harkishin
Amir Ali Amir Ali   See fewer
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Ken Drury
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Wanjika Wanjika   See fewer
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Flora Montgomery
Dorothy Michaeljohn Dorothy Michaeljohn   See fewer
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Freddie Willoughby Freddie Willoughby   See fewer
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Margaret Ngugu
Chico's Woman Chico's Woman   See fewer
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Cookie 'the Dip' Cookie 'the Dip'   See fewer
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Franz-Dietrich Gessler Franz-Dietrich Gessler   See fewer
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Joseph Long
Signor Antonio Signor Antonio   See fewer
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Lady Daphne Ellesmere Lady Daphne Ellesmere   See fewer
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Patrick Drury
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Liz Mbogori
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Ratings Breakdown

7.9 / 10 | 501 votes