Based on a true story, this British drama captures a real-life Eureka moment: the discovery of DNA profiling techniques, now used to solve crimes around the world. David Threlfall (Shameless, Ripper Street) is DCS David Baker, a tenacious detective leading the search for a murderer; John Simm (Life on Mars, State of Play.) is scientist Alec Jeffreys, who unlocks a way to read genetic fingerprints. "Combines gripping drama with the remarkable history of DNA fingerprinting" —Mirror(UK). 3 episodes, 2 ½ hrs, 1 DVD. SDH.
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Behind-the-scenes featurette with cast, crew and the real-life Dr. Alec Jeffreys and Detective David Baker (28 minutes)
Packaging: Single disc
Run Time: 139 minutes plus bonus programming
Number of discs: 1
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: Dolby Digital 5.1
Rating: NR. Contains violence and strong language.
John Simm, Anna Madeley, David THrelfall, Lorcan Crantich, Jaz Deol, Andrew Tiernan, Robert Glenister, Lydia Rose Bewley, Tobias Burton-Rudge, Farzana Dua Elahe, Paul Copley, Ged Simmons, Shirley Dixon, Hannah Walters, Dorothy Atkinson, Jessica Woods, Neil Edmond, Darren Bancroft
"Code of a Killer combines gripping drama with remarkable history of DNA fingerprinting." - Mirror (UK)
"An interesting insight into one of the most important scientific breakthroughs in recent history." - The Independent (UK)