The Crooked Man

The Crooked Man

The Crooked Man was a one-off British crime drama film, written by Shaun McKenna and directed by David Drury, that first broadcast on ITV1 on 17 December 2003. The film stars Ross Kemp as Harry Fielding, an investigative reporter and government spy who becomes embroiled in a twisted case of murder and blackmail involving his bosses Hamilton (Liam Cunningham) and Saunders (Michael Byrne).


Harry Fielding (Ross Kemp) is an investigative reporter working for a secret agency designed to covertly document the compromising activities of important public figures. His latest task is to investigate member of parliament Douglas Jenner (Rupert Frazer), who has reportedly been playing away from his wife with a mistress, Angela Richardson (Marina Morgan). Meanwhile, Harry finds he has a new neighbour – primary school teacher Lisa Talbot (Natasha Little), whose daughter, Sarah (Karen Wallace-Jones), is being tormented by an abusive boyfriend, Joe (Simon Meacock).