State of Play , starring Russell Crowe, Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Helen Mirren. A team of investigative reporters work alongside a police detective to try to solve the murder of a congressman's mistress.
With John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy, Philip Glenister. A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.
State of Play is a riveting dramatic mini-series - highly recommended. Written by Paul Abbott and directed by David Yates; starring Bill Nighy, John Simm, David Morrissey, James McAvoy and Kelly Macdonald.