Crime and Punishment - Am I a Suspect?

Rodya Raskolnikov (played, in this BBC production, by John Simm) is a poor student living in a non-desirable section of St Petersburg. 

Porfiry, the police inspector (played by Ian McDiarmid) who keeps his suspect "hanging in mid-air," believes he has found the murderer of two people. 

The inspector wants a confession, and his means of extracting it (in this dramatization) are faithful to Dostoevsky's famous book - Crime and Punishment - believed to be the world's first psychological thriller.

Media Credits

Clip from a highly acclaimed BBC adaptation of Crime and Punishment, starring John Simm (as Roskolnikov) and Ian McDiarmid (as Porfiry).  Copyright, BBC, all rights reserved.  Clip provided here as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the program.  Online, courtesy BBC.

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