Nicholas Lyndhurst as Danny Griffin
The team unlock over three decades of secrets and lies on the Rock of Gibraltar and find the link which solves the murder of a playboy shipping heir from '98 and a young local boy from '82. With both cases solved, they return to England where Lane faces a disciplinary hearing, dragging up a death in custody from his past which threatens his career in UCOS.Read More
Brian Lane knows his days at UCOS are numbered. Meanwhile the team investigate a 16-year-old murder of a young mum by her criminal husband that could be a miscarriage of justice. However Gerry Standing feels very strongly that the conviction should not be called into question.Read More
As Lane comes to terms with life after UCOS, Esther asks him to help one of her book club friends find her missing brother - but will his nose for the truth get him into further trouble? And how will his former colleagues cope without their most dogged sleuth?Read More
A young woman's paternity test leads to the reopening of a notorious murder case from the seedy underworld of 1980s Soho in which the prime suspect was mysterious ex-jazz chanteuse Angela Gold. Meanwhile in UCOS, feathers are ruffled when recently retired police officer Dan Griffin joins the team.Read More
When blood-stained clothes belonging to Simon Belgrade, missing for five years, are uncovered in a London forest, UCOS find themselves trying to solve the conundrum of what seems to have been the perfect vanishing act. Standing finally faces up to a childhood fear, while Griffin is a comfort to Pullman as she passes a milestone and McAndrew makes a big decision about his son.Read More
Pullman seizes the chance to solve a murder that she believes is linked to her first ever case, and the team start putting together a jigsaw puzzle of suspects from a photograph taken in a London park in the 90s. Eventually faced with increasing pressure to hand over the investigation, Sandra makes a huge decision, which is going to change UCOS forever.Read More
Miller is faced with a dilemma when the investigation of a corrupt senior officer calls into question the conviction of Edward Monroe - who she believes to be guilty of murdering her old work partner. Pre-empting an appeal, UCOS must carry out preliminary investigative work for Strickland.Read More
Family ties affect both Gerry Standing and Sasha Miller. While Sasha is forced to work with ex-husband Ned as he fills in for Strickland, Gerry returns to his roots in Bermondsey to help arrange his daughter's wedding. As a consequence he is thrown into a case involving the possible murder of an architecture student who is also the grandson of an old friend.
Meanwhile, Danny Griffin has been on an FBI course in reading body language.Read More
The team investigate the unsolved killing of brilliant young doctor Lydia Dryden in a case that takes them into the two very different worlds of public and private medicine.
Danny Griffin is bereft when daughter Holly leaves home to start university, so his UCOS colleagues throw some fun distractions his way. And he might even be about to acquire a pet...Read More
The team looks into the death of a terrorist 30 years previously after his daughter receives an anonymous note claiming he was murdered - an investigation that takes them right back to the Greenham Common anti-nuclear protests.
Meanwhile, Sasha agrees to go for dinner with her ex-husband Ned, which he is hoping will lead to a reconciliation.Read More
When Steve McAndrew's teenage son Stewie is arrested for drug possession, he finds himself face to face again with his ex-wife Tricia as they try to save the boy from a downward spiral. And after a distressed dementia patient escapes her care home to report a murder, the team look into the disappearance of a policeman, possibly murdered but missing since 1956...Read More
Tension mounts as Ned and Sasha are forced to work together when the body of a film critic found in a sewer is thought to be linked to the 20-year-old murder of a concept artist, David Straka. As the team interview Straka's contemporaries, groupies and assistants, looking for possible connections between the deaths, they find themselves immersed in the macabre world of the occult. And Griffin's expert knowledge of the history of London and in particular the hidden Fleet River, proves invaluable.Read More
The team investigate the death of a personal trainer who had belonged to a Roman reenactment society and discover a gang selling illegal steroids, but the motive for murder may not be all it seems.
And Danny Griffin starts to become attracted to his forensic pathologist colleague Fiona Kennedy just as he receives some troubling news about his wife.Read More
UCOS want to talk to a Turkish girl who is found working illegally in Dalston, regarding a unsolved murder from 2009. The landlord of a pub, Richard Gibson, died in a fire and the case had remained unresolved. The team meet the landlady of the pub, Joanna Gibson, who is also Richard's widow. His best friend, David is also someone of interest, especially when the team find out the French champagne he is selling, is actually sparkling wine produced in Britain. Sasha enters the team into a 5-a-side football competition.Read More
While investigating the murder of 55 year-old interpreter Agnes Bradley, the UCOS team get a partial DNA match from a teenage boy who once threw a brick onto a motorway as a dare. They interview the boy to see if one of his male relations could be the murderer, only to discover that his mother was raped and they could be looking for a rapist-turned-murderer. Agnes was a chess enthusiast so Gerry Standing and Steve McAndrew interview members of her local club while Sasha Miller and Strickland investigate leads from Agnes’s working life, where they meet a Chilean diplomat with a possible axe to grind. Steve McAndrew’s elderly father is dying, so he brings him to a London hospice for his last days.Read More
When cold-crime enthusiast Ellen Barker is murdered, a photo of Dan Griffin is found at her house. Griffin is interviewed by the murder team, who realise that Ellen was a friend of his. The senior investigating officer assigned to Ellen’s murder investigation is DCI Grace Mackie, one of Sasha Miller’s contemporaries from their Hendon training. Griffin is convinced that the last case Ellen was looking at could lead to her killer, and heads to Minchampton, where a woman called Sally Tunstall was murdered 25 years ago by local lad Dougie Haynes.Read More
A mix tape from 1983 is discovered, containing the voice of a teenage girl who was murdered shortly after it went into her school's time capsule. Griffin becomes convinced that the girl is reading from a speech secretly prepared for the Queen to broadcast in the event of a nuclear war.
Meanwhile Sasha is distracted by a romantic entanglement with a charming record shop owner and Gerry is dreading his future son-in-law Robin's stag night, which promises to be something very special...Read More
Gerry feels spooked following the discovery of UCOS's latest victim, a policeman, whose body has lain untouched under a basement for the last 30 years. Accusations of police corruption and underhand dealings start to surface causing Gerry to face up to some skeletons in his own closet.Read More
Ted Case is welcomed by Danny and Steve into the UCOS office in Sasha's absence, but for all his wealth of experience, they aren't sold on his superstitious quirks. The team take a look at the case of a brutally murdered vicar who received racist hate mail in the lead up to his murder.Read More