The Consultant is a British crime drama television series created by Ashley Pharoah and Tony Jordan for ITV. The series stars Adrian Dunbar as Christopher Foyle, a former police officer who now works as a consultant for the police. The series follows Foyle as he solves cold cases and helps the police catch criminals.
The series was first broadcast on ITV in 2012. It has since been broadcast in over 200 countries. The series has won several awards, including the BAFTA Television Award for Best Drama Series in 2013.
The Consultant follows Christopher Foyle, a former police officer who now works as a consultant for the police. Foyle is a brilliant detective, but he is also a loner. He is not afraid to bend the rules to get the job done, and he often works outside of the police's jurisdiction.
Foyle is assisted by his assistant, Samantha Stewart, and by the police officers who work with him. Foyle and his team solve cold cases and help the police catch criminals.
- Adrian Dunbar as Christopher Foyle
- Amanda Abbington as Samantha Stewart
- Daniel Ryan as DS Mike Dryden
- Jason Watkins as DS Paul Milner
- Jessica Raine as DS Molly Dawes
- Olivia Colman as DS Jill Bailey
- Tommy Jessop as DS James Blaketon
- Shaun Dooley as DS Joe Ashworth
- Sinéad Cusack as Lady Elizabeth Foyle
- Anthony Head as Sir Alec Hargreaves
The Consultant has received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. The series has been praised for its writing, acting, and directing. The series has also been praised for its realistic portrayal of police work.
The Consultant is a television series, so it does not have a box office gross.