As Brian Lane struggles to control and conceal his desire to drink again, he finds the perfect refuge in a commune at the centre of the team's investigation into the death of a university student.
The case also helps Gerry face up to his relationship with Emily, who has not spoken to him since she discovered the truth about the DNA test at Ricky Hanson's trial.
|Brian Lane||Alun Armstrong|
|Jack Halford||James Bolam|
|Sandra Pullman||Amanda Redman|
|Gerry Standing||Dennis Waterman|
|Esther Lane||Susan Jameson|
|Emily Driscoll||Hannah Waterman|
|Diane King||Penny Downie|
|Steve Pearson||Josef Altin|
|Ronnie Ross||Keith Barron|