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Waking the Dead

Towers of Silence (2 of 2) (#138)

The shadowy figure of the corrupt Indian businessman grows increasingly sinister as the team discover that he was manufacturing fake pharmaceutical drugs designed to be sold at a high price to unwitting AIDs victims in third world countries. A major international pharmaceutical company is implicated in the cover-up and they will take steps, however illegal, to silence their problem. [49 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: The award winning and critically-acclaimed crime drama returns for another series of dark, gripping murder mystery investigations.

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  • Burn-Out (#101)

    Marina Coleman sets fire to an abandoned car in a wasteland, watching it burn. As he drives by, Boyd notices the burning car and the girl taking photographs of it. Boyd tackles her to the ground, shielding her from the inevitable explosion. But the petrol can was filled with water, leaving Marina angry at Boyd for intruding on her work. Marina’s worried mother,Gwen, arrives at the local police station, with Marina s uncle, Mike. He tells Boyd that Marina’s father died in a car accident a few years earlier, and that Marina is still obsessed with the cause of his death. He was a successful war photographer, whose photographs of the Siege of Vukovar won him awards. Meanwhile, Christie is angry that Boyd has agreed to take on an extortionist case. He gives the team a deadline of three weeks to sift through 4000 items of forensic evidence, which puts the pressure on the team. Marina suddenly shows up at Boyd’s office with her research on her father’s death.The post-mortem showed Perry had smoke in his lungs, proving he didn’t die in the initial impact, but in an explosion five minutes later. Marina gives Boyd the car’s bulb filaments which were broken in the crash. Boyd reluctantly agrees to look into the case. Frankie tests the bulb filaments and discovers that Perry’s lights were turned on after the impact, proving he was still alive after the crash. Boyd becomes more interested. Working on the other case, Frankie finds the extortionist’s DNA on a tissue. She also discovers a French polish stain on the tissue. Spencer and Mel track down the French polisher, who confesses on the spot. Christie is delighted. Grace discovers Perry’s career as a war photographer forced him to take vital risks.There were rumours he was on a death list. His medical reports show that he was traumatised and slightly paranoid after serving in the Falklands War, and may have been violent. [100 minutes]

  • The Blind Beggar (#103)

    Annie Keel is in prison for the murder of her husband, Jeff Keel, and a neighbour’s eight-year-old son, Giles Mantel. She has served 25 years and her solicitor, Reese Dickson, is appealing for her release.Giles’ father, Patrick, attacks Reese and is arrested. Christie tells Boyd that the Metropolitan Police has been sent some hand-written notes from the original trial.The sender claims to have hard evidence to prove that Annie Keel is innocent. Christie asks Boyd to prove her guilt and make the whole thing go away. Spencer and Mel visit the Mantels and get a very cold reception. Grace begins to ask why Annie would kill her husband and Giles, but not harm her own son, Sam. Sam is now grown up with a different identity, Alex Bryson, and hasn’t told his wife about his mother. Alex calls his former social worker, Joanne, to discuss what is happening. Frankie begins to work on the original evidence. Boyd decides on a reconstruction of the murder scene to enable Grace and Frankie to work out the events of that night and discover what really happened. Boyd finds an anonymous note on his car, with a bloodied version of the Lone Ranger inside. The blood is Giles Mantel’s. Grace has begun to surf the web and comes into contact with someone who clearly knows about the case but won’t reveal his identity. Boyd tells Christie it is beginning to look as though someone else was involved and that Annie Keel may have taken the rap for her son. Frankie’s reconstruction brings up the same question: where was Sam when the murders took place? Grace’s theory is that Annie was in no state to commit the murders and had no motive. [101 minutes]

  • A Simple Sacrifice (#105)

    A woman imprisoned for 25 years for two horrific murders may be innocent. But why would a mother confess to a crime she did not commit? [97 minutes]

  • Every Breath I Take (#107)

    The gruesome discovery of a body in a bag submerged in the River Thames puts pressure on the Cold Case team when the body turns out to be that of missing police officer Debbie Britten. [101 minutes]

  • Life Sentence (#109)

    The Cold Case team must work with a psychotic killer known as the Gambler when a young woman is abducted and they receive a deck of cards to determine her fate. [102 minutes]

  • Deathwatch (#111)

    Boyd and the team take on the task of infiltrating the dark underworld of London's gangland crime families when Harry Newman makes a deathbed confession to 12 unauthorized killings. Dr Grace Foley is intrigued by this strange expression but Boyd and the rest of the team are tempted to dismiss it as the meanderings of a dying man. Until, that is, forensic psychologist Frankie Wharton discovers that Newman did not die of natural causes, but has been murdered. [102 minutes]

  • Special Relationship (#113)

    When a petty burglar is acquitted of murdering prominent Home Office advisor Katherine Reed, the Cold Case Squad is called in. Reed was a prominent feminist academic who joined the establishment after having attacked it for years. Boyd’s team is determined to examine places where the previous investigation feared to tread. [101 minutes]

  • Thin Air (#115)

    Twelve years after a young girl famously disappeared in broad daylight, the dress she was wearing is found in a lock-up, prompting the Cold Case Team to resume the search for her killer. [102 minutes]

  • Multistorey (#117)

    A man accused of opening fire on a crowd from a multi-story car park, and killing a policeman, is claiming his innocence. Boyd's colleagues question his loyalties when he seems unwilling to re-investigate. [98 minutes]

  • Walking On Water (Parts 1 & 2 of 2) (#119)

    When a killer is cleared of murder, Boyd is not convinced that the man is innocent. But the only way to be sure is to track down his family, and everyone has a lot to hide. [98 minutes]

  • Breaking Glass (#121)

    In their attempts to prevent another murder, the team desperately tries to establish the identity of a pedophile who is being hunted down by his victims. [98 minutes]

  • Final Cut (#123)

    The discovery of four bodies in a Notting Hill house has the team reinvestigating a 1960s gangster landscape, which is inextricably entwined with the background history of one of the team. [102 minutes]

  • In Sight of the Lord (#125)

    In 1948 George Western, a World War II consientious objector, was found in his living room wiht a nin-inch nail through his head. When his grandsonf inds new evidence and organizes a media campaign, the case is reopened. [102 minutes]

  • False Flag (#127)

    A garage is demolished. As the building falls apart, demolition work is halted at the sight of a car with a skeleton sitting in the driver’s seat. An unexploded bomb is found under the car which is soon linked to an Irish terrorist cell from the late 1970s. The team treads carefully to unravel the story of the would-be bomber. Why was he killed and why did the bomb fail to detonate? [102 minutes]

  • Fugue States (#129)

    At a Notting Hill carnival in 1988 five-year-old twins are taken from their home. A nationwide search is launched, but they are not found. Fifteen years later, one of the twins, Jason, is admitted to hospital after a traffic accident.The hunt now begins to establish where his sister, Cindy, might be and if she is still alive. Meanwhile, Jason has disappeared and a murder has taken place. [102 minutes]

  • Anger Management (#131)

    Wormwood Scrubs: Sam, one of the prisoners is released to start a new life. But then a man is murdered in the hostel where Sam stays. Soon he is a suspect. But it looks as though Sam was in fact the intended victim. Sam has a hidden past which the team can only speculate about. On the surface he appears to be a devoted family man, so why does he have influential connections in the criminal world? [102 minutes]

  • The Hardest Word (#133)

    A sadomasochistic serial killer is at large.The killings are brutal and the victims are found with the word 'Sorry' carved in their backs. When the killer strikes at the heart of the team, the investigation takes a new track and the motive for the murders takes on a very different meaning. [98 minutes]

  • Shadow Play (#135)

    A young woman who has psychiatric problems has killed her family through an arson attack on her family home. She claims she was incited to do this by a mysterious figure known only as 'The Shepherd'. It transpires that two more women also with mental illnesses claimed they were incited to commit murder by the same person in the past.The team need to discover if this is a journey through the imagination or reality. [98 minutes]

  • Towers of Silence (1 of 2) (#137)

    Boyd is finding it hard to find a replacement for Mel and so, in the meantime, DS Andrea (Andy) Stephenson has been drafted in. Andy is on attachment to the Cold Case Unit from Kent CID because of her information on a body that was found on top of a water tower in Kent six years ago. When a mummified body found on a derelict airplane leads the team to a similar case, Spence goes undercover in prison to try to discover the reasons behind these deaths from the convicted killer, who is too scared to say anything. [74 minutes]

  • Black Run (1 of 2) (#139)

    After her successful interview board, DS Stella Goodman is getting to grips with being the new member of the team. It's a tough week for Boyd when a case from his past requires his attention. Ex-cop Eddie Vine summons Boyd to prison, where he is serving a life sentence for murdering his partner and best friend, Tom Pallisser. Boyd accepts the invitation, expecting a confession. Instead, he gets forgiveness and learns that Vine is terminally ill. [74 minutes]

  • Black Run (2 of 2) (#140)

    Eddie's confession and Boyd's ongoing torment that he himself may have had a part to play in convicting the wrong man behind bars is taking its toll on the head of the team. Boyd has been suspended following a hit-and-run offence while under the influence – only he cannot remember anything. The team are battling against the clock to find out who framed Boyd and whether Eddie Vine is innocent. [49 minutes]

  • Subterraneans (1 of 2) (#141)

    A millionaire businessman is found dead one year after he disappeared – he has been kept prisoner in an underground cellar but the kidnapper made no ransom demands. He appears to have committed suicide with pills. In the same cellar another male body is found – this one appears to have been brutally murdered and some years earlier, presumably by the kidnapper. The two victims when alive were miles apart socially and geographically and the team is faced with the task of finding out the one thing that unites them that will explain the murderer’s motive. [82 minutes]

  • Subterraneans (2 of 2) (#142)

    Following their shocking discovery, Boyd and his team are convinced they have their key suspect - Dr Nick Henderson. Now all they have to do is prove it. As Stella puts together the damning evidence against Henderson which will give them the proof they need to bring him in, he disappears. Shortly afterwards, so does his wife… [50 minutes]

  • Straw Dogs (1 of 2) (#143)

    In 1979, Grace Foley was just starting her career as a forensic profiler. One of her first cases concluded with the arrest and conviction of Tony Green for murder and mutilation of young men. Thirty years later, Grace is called to give evidence at Tony Green’ s Appeal. At the same time, someone appears to be copying Green’s chilling tactics. [74 minutes]

  • Straw Dogs (2 of 2) (#144)

    Tony Green is still incarcerated and the hunt is on for either the real killer or a copycat who has intimate knowledge of the crimes and methods Green used. The team then get a break when they manage to trace the killer through Green’s former cell mate. He turns out to be one of Grace’s fellow professionals, who worked with Green in prison and was keen to humiliate her professionally. [49 minutes]

  • Undertow (Part 1 of 2) (#145)

    Steven Hunt (Stephen Moyer) is serving nine months in prison for Benefit fraud, but is about to be released. However, the team have evidence linking him to a string of murders and the pressure is on to solve these crimes in order to keep him behind bars. Unfortunately, the evidence against him is nothing more than coincidences and hunches. With nothing concrete, they are powerless to prevent him from leaving prison and embarking on another killing spree. [82 minutes]

  • Undertow (Part 2 of 2) (#146)

    The team has failed to amass enough evidence to link Hunt to the killings ahead of his release. In a bid to prevent him from carrying out any further murders, Boyd has Hunt followed. Despite this, Hunt manages to drown a girl, cleverly covering his tracks and, once again, the evidence is circumstantial. Boyd decides to release his name to a journalist, hoping that media coverage will give the team something to work with. The plan backfires when the journalist decides to meet with Hunt and becomes his next victim. [49 minutes]

  • Cold Fusion (Part 1 of 2) (#147)

    Someone is trying to steal vital DNA evidence from the team's lab in order to cover up a horrific double murder from 20 years earlier, and it looks like someone on the team is the betrayer. [74 minutes]

  • Cold Fusion (Part 2 of 2) (#148)

    The anti-terrorist squad has the Cold Case team’s headquarters under lock-down and the team is being kept in quarantine until the substance that knocked out Felix can be identified. Spencer has gone to apprehend the man who left his DNA at the campaigners’ murder scene, but is shot at and loses contact with Boyd. Boyd realises that his investigation is being thwarted by a very powerful insider who has managed to render his team powerless. In a race against time, Boyd seeks to get out of the sealed base to save Spencer’s life. [50 minutes]

  • The Wren Boys (Part 1 of 2) (#149)

    The Cold Case team is joined by new forensic scientist Dr Eve Lockhart (Tara Fitzgerald) as they investigate the death of a teenage boy, Davy McDonagh (Gregory Foreman), who drowned in concrete. A lump of human ear found in his stomach belongs to a comatose teenager whom Eve discovers is his brother. Meanwhile, Stella (Félicité Du Jeu) is attacked by a dog at a woodland shrine, where a mysterious nun (Carey Mulligan – Pride & Prejudice, Bleak House) who seems to have stigmata, warns her to leave. Boyd interviews Sean Killigan (Daragh O Malley – Sharpe), who owned the construction site where Davy was found. Eve discovers traces of woad and the hallucinogen fly agaric in Davy’s skin. A classic boxer’s injury meant he also was blind when he went into the pit. The dumpsite and shrine land where the team uncover pagan fighting ‘Wren Boy’ masks is traced to a nearby abbey on a dissolution order. Davy’s brother is identified as Joe McDonagh (Edward MacLiam). Interviewing his Irish traveller parents, the team discover Joe makes a living bare-knuckle boxing. His opponent Martin Ward (Myles Horgan), who put him in a coma, says it was up to the banker to call it off. Spencer and Stella find former construction site security guard Liam Ryan (Tony Rohr) injured. He pleads for protection from the Devil. Joseph cuts his own hand, swearing revenge for Davy. Joe awakes from his coma to hear Davy is dead. Ward reveals banker Killigan Senior requested the bad punch. Esther (Olivia Caffrey) says that Killigan Senior rescued her when she was pregnant. The team finds a corpse near the shrine. But it is a still-born male from 40 years ago. Esther admits she was Davy’s lover. She doesn’ t know if the baby was his. Mary admits she gave the baby to the abbey.Hallucinogens are traced to Sean Killigan Junior (Scott Hazell). Grace visits nun Bridget (Carey Mulligan – Pride & Prejudice, Bleak House), now 16, who was brought up in the abbey. She confronts the Mother Superior (Ann Bell – Tenko) over Bridget’s ‘stigmata , which are the work of someone who wants to save the abbey. Boyd realises the fight was for Esther, but Davy stabbed Joe in the process. Sean laced the woad and slipped Davy the knife, then led him to the concrete pit. Joe and his family rescue Esther, as Sean tries to force himself on her. Boyd and the team get there just as they are tying Sean to a tree where he confesses he killed Davy. Boyd presents Joe and Esther with their daughter Bridget. The McDonaghs set fire to Davy’s caravan as a way of saying goodbye. [74 minutes]

  • The Wren Boys (Part 2 of 2) (#150)

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  • Deus Ex Machina (Part 1 of 2) (#151)

    A Sudanese politician in the UK, Khaled Ahmad (Abdi Gouhad), goes on hunger strike. He is protesting at the UK’s continued refusal to hand over the skull of the ‘Mahdi’, a Sudanese ruler from the 19th Century. It was originally stolen from a Sudanese mausoleum by British forces. Boyd and the Cold Case unit are asked to investigate the current whereabouts of the skull so that UK authorities can return it to Sudan. At the same time, a retired MI6 agent, Sir Cyril Barrett (Graham Crowden – A Very Peculiar Practice, Waiting For God) , asks Boyd to reopen the cold case of Omar Jaffiri (Hassani Shapi), an Iraqi refugee found murdered in his London grocery shop 20 years previously. Barrett tells Boyd the two cases are connected. Michael Leonard (Adam James), from the Foreign Office, tells the team that he used to be a member of the Fakirs and that they have a skull, which he suspects may be the Mahdi’s. The team discovers that Omar Jaffiri was tortured before being stabbed to death in his shop, and that his young daughter Leila (Houda Echouafni) (now in her 20s) may have witnessed the killing. The team questions her. The team breaks into the Fakir’s house during an initiation ritual. The Fakirs have a skull which the team take, but it is not the Mahdi’s. Nevertheless the team suspects that the Fakir society members have knowledge of the Mahdi’s skull. Boyd questions both James Andrews (Alex Jennings – Cranford, The State Within, The Four Feathers) and Elaine Wilson (Lisa Jackson), the married couple who are in charge of the Fakirs. Boyd bullies Wilson into giving him information about the skull. Stella and Spence rush to the Fakir house – and find Leonard hanging by his arms. He has been tortured. Khaled Ahmad comes off his hunger strike. Michael Leonard tells Stella that he was tortured by Catherine Braithwaite (Polly Walker – Savage Messiah, Rome, State of Play, Cane), the CEO of a multinational weapons company, Scott Grey. But Braithwaite has an alibi and the team wonders if Leonard is trying to implicate her for a crime she didn’t commit. The team concludes that Omar Jaffiri had been tortured for information by the Western Alliance in Iraq before being released and had then been killed by Iraqi agents for giving information to the West. The Fakirs take Elaine Wilson prisoner and torture her because they feel she has betrayed their secrets. Grace helps Leila to remember more events of the morning of her father’s murder – and of a Caucasian man who came to the shop after her father’s murder. She identifies the man as James Andrews. Boyd and the team discover that the Fakirs are closely associated to Scott Grey, Catherine Braithwaite’s company, and together they help Western governments by employing ancient methods of torture around the world to get information from their opponents. They discover Sir Cyril Barrett tortured Michael Leonard to try and frame James Andrews. Boyd questions Andrews, who believes he is untouchable. The team reunites Khalid Ahmed with a second skull that was in the Fakir’s possession, not the Mahdi’s skull but that of a relative of Ahmed’ s. Once back in the Sudan will Ahmed regain power by professing to have retrieved the Mahdi’s skull? [74 minutes]

  • Deus Ex Machina (2 of 2) (#152)

    The team concludes that Omar Jaffiri had been tortured for information by the Western Alliance in Iraq before being released. [50 minutes]

  • The Fall (1 of 2) (#153)

    The team is called in when workmen dislodge two conjoined bodies that fall through the ceiling in a former City bank that folded after Black Wednesday. [49 minutes]

  • The Fall (2 of 2) (#154)

    It is discovered that Katherine gave away a child, and was dying of a brain tumor when she was killed. [49 minutes]

  • Mask of Sanity (1 of 2) (#155)

    The cold case team reinvestigates three murders between 1979 and 1985, after the personal effects of all three victims are anonymously sent to one of the widows. [50 minutes]

  • Mask of Sanity (2 of 2) (#156)

    Boyd and the team establish who killed Pierce. From scars on his body, they also learn that Pierce had been severely beaten as a child at the children's home. [49 minutes]

  • Double Blind (1 of 2) (#157)

    Detective Boyd and the team investigate events that occurred at a hippy commune in 1967. With double murderer Daniel Lennon still on the loose, Dr Ritter grows concerned that he may kill again. [50 minutes]

  • Double Bind (2 of 2) (#158)

    Detective Boyd and the team investigate events that occurred at a hippy commune in 1967. With double murderer Daniel Lennon still on the loose, Dr Ritter grows concerned that he may kill again. [48 minutes]

  • Yahrzeit (1 of 2) (#159)

    Boyd receives an anonymous package - a Nazi ceremonial dagger. Attached is a number that refers to a cold case file - the unsolved murder of a young girl found stabbed to death on an East London street in May 1945. [50 minutes]

  • Yahrzeit (2 of 2) (#160)

    Boyd receives an anonymous package - a Nazi ceremonial dagger. Attached is a number that refers to a cold case file - the unsolved murder of a young girl found stabbed to death on an East London street in May 1945. [50 minutes]

  • Harbinger (1 of 2) (#181)

    Boyd has to break in a new team member of equal rank, Detective Superintendent Sarah Cavendish, a high-flyer recently grounded by a hushed-up failed operation. The team investigates the mystery of a missing banker to help the man's seemingly-cursed family find closure. [50 minutes]

  • Harbinger (2 of 2) (#182)

    Boyd is convinced that the missing Donald is not a murderer, and pushes his team to try to make sense of all the vague connections in the case and eventually confront the unfathomable evil lurking within the heart of this sad, unfortunate family. [51 minutes]

  • Care (1 of 2) (#183)

    When the Cold Case squad learn that a recently murdered woman is Claire Somers, who as a seven year-old girl was abducted from a care home 25 years ago, they unveil a shocking portrait of life in the 1980s care system. [52 minutes]

  • Care (2 of 2) (#184)

    The investigation into Claire Somers' death has seemingly unleashed a predator straight from the darkest childhood nightmare. But are they looking for a monstrous child-stealer, or misguided saviours? [52 minutes]

  • Solidarity (1 of 2) (#185)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [52 minutes]

  • Solidarity (2 of 2) (#186)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [52 minutes]

  • Conviction (1 & 2 of 2) (#187)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [77 minutes]

  • Conviction (2 of 2) (#188)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [52 minutes]

  • Waterloo (1 of 2) (#189)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [50 minutes]

  • Waterloo (2 of 2) (#190)

    In this series, the cold case team get a new colleague to work with, foisted upon them by the top brass of the Metropolitan Police. Sarah Cavendish is a brilliant ex-counter-terrorism officer who matches Boyd in rank. He knows she must have fallen from grace to end up with the cold case squad - but how? Sarah challenges Boyd's recklessness in the line of duty - something, she warns, he will pay for one day... Elsewhere Boyd investigates the mysterious disappearance of a millionaire banker shortly after the tragic death of his daughter. Boyd finds himself dealing with a killer with a staggeringly twisted pathology. The team delve into the dark recesses of 1980s state childcare when a long-lost girl is found in the present with her eyes stabbed out. When a notorious peace demonstrator is found dead underneath the Ministry of Defence, the cold case team are confronted by paranoid, powerful and dangerous figures from the polarised political landscape of the past. [52 minutes]

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