Mind Games (2001 film)

Mind Games

DVD cover
Genre Crime drama
Created by Lynda La Plante
Starring Fiona Shaw
Finbar Lynch
Colin Salmon
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Crispin Bonham-Carter
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Peter Richardson
Producer(s) Liz Thorburn
Running time 120 mins. (w/advertisements)
Original network ITV
Picture format 16:9
Original release 6 January 2001

Mind Games was a one-off British crime drama broadcast on ITV1 on 6 January 2001, starring Fiona Shaw as the protagonist, Frances O'Neill, a former nun turned criminal profiler who is called in to investigate the horrific ritualistic murders of two middle-aged women. Written by Lynda La Plante and directed by Richard Standeven, the film gathered 6.91m viewers.[1]

The DVD of the film was released on 23 July 2007.[2] In the United States, the film aired on PBS during the Lynda La Plante season, which also included broadcasts of Prime Suspect, Trial & Retribution and Supply & Demand.


A serial killer is at large, committing a series of horrific murders. Frances O'Neill (Fiona Shaw) draws on her training as a profiler and her strong religious background to try to get inside the killer's mind and track him down before he is able to strike again.



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