Forensic pathologists Professor Leo Dalton, Dr Harry Cunningham and Dr Nikki Alexander return in one of the BBC’s most successful and longest-running crime dramas.
In this series Nikki becomes increasingly disturbed after carrying out the postmortem of a young girl and while on secondment in Sheffield, Nikki is asked to investigate a mysterious, ancient body that has been unearthed from a peat moor. The team also investigates two suspicious suicides - a young woman, pulled from a river near an army base and a soldier in training, shot in the face. As the police investigation builds, the team starts to wonder if these two deaths are linked…
Episode 1 - A Guilty Mind, Part 1
When the pathologists investigate three suspicious deaths in one night
on the same ward, it looks like hospital staff may be behind their
murders. Nikki becomes increasingly disturbed by a rape and murder
case involving a young child.
Episode 2 - A Guilty Mind, Part 2
Nikki's mental instability worsens, and Harry and Leo are forced to get
her psychiatric help. But then when the true identity of the murderer is
discovered, it becomes a race against time to save Nikki's life.
Episode 3 - Lost, Part 1
Leo finds himself haunted by past memories when he returns to
Sheffield after an ancient body is unearthed on Bleaklow Moor.
Episode 4 - Lost, Part 2
Leo investigates a potential copycat killing, but the team are starting to
wonder if Karl Bentley was wrongly convicted, leaving the real
murderer free to set out on a new killing spree.
Episode 5 - First Casualty, Part 1
As Nikki investigates the drowning of a young mother, Harry is called
to an apparent suicide at a nearby army base; it soon starts to look like
the cases may be linked.
Episode 6 - First Casualty, Part 2
Having established that Lieutenant Lockford was murdered, Leo makes
a startling breakthrough, and the investigation begins to unmask a
dark secret at Hillsdon Army Base.
Episode 7 - Bloodlines, Part 1
When human rights lawyer Anna Sandor calls Harry to Budapest to
investigate the death of a client, they start to uncover a sinister
underworld conspiracy, putting both their lives in danger.
Episode 8 - Bloodlines, Part 2
With Harry dead and Leo and Nikki getting nowhere with the police,
the pathologists struggle to clear Harry's name, while the police seem
intent on covering up a wider conspiracy.
Episode 9 - The Prodigal, Part 1
After a major incident at the Dutch Embassy, Harry and Nikki are
removed from the case when the Dutch decide to appoint their own
Episode 10 - The Prodigal, Part 2
When the Van Burens' au pair commits suicide, the pathologists start
to unravel the truth behind the embassy shootings, and a dark family
secret is exposed.