INTERESTING WOMEN CHARACTERS (MOSTLY BBC -WHY IS THAT?)

Why do we have to go mostly overseas to crime impacted small towns to explore interesting characters who are women?
  1. Jane Tennison
    Prime Suspect - BBC
  2. Catherine Cawood
    Happy Valley - BBC
  3. Ellie Miller
    Broadchurch - BBC
  4. Stella Gibson
    The Fall - BBC
  5. Jocelyn Knight
    Broadchurch - BBC
  6. Sonya Cross
    The Bridge
  7. Sarah Linden
    The Killing
  8. All of the Sisters
    Orphan Black - BBC
  9. Rose Tyler
    Dr. Who (I just started watching this but I think the premise of interesting women characters in this show holds true - BBC)