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DCI Banks is a British crime drama written for television by Andy Harries' LEFT BANK pictures (The Royle Family, Cold Feet) and based on the Detective Chief Inspector Banks novels written by the English-Canadian crime writer Peter Robinson. The story focuses on Detective Superintendent Alan Banks as he solves various at times perplexing crimes, while trying to keep his personal life in check. The role of DCI Banks in the television series is played by the English actor Stephen Tomkinson (Drop the Dead Donkey, Ballykissangel), who is later joined by Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbot, portrayed by the English actress Andrea Lowe (Torchwood, Rescue Me). DCI Banks was broadcast in syndication in the United States, as well as in various other countries around the world, including Sweden, Germany, and Australia.