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An award-winning crime drama that changed the game

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The Wire is one of the most critically-acclaimed programmes in television’s modern era. It challenges viewers by being a ‘cop show’ like no other.

Created by former police reporter David Simon, this gripping series explores the drug-ravaged slums of Baltimore. We meet a richly portrayed cast of drug dealers and law enforcers – and sometimes, it’s not clear where our sympathies lie.

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