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Drama series. As DI Helen Weeks grapples with pregnancy, she undertakes a very personal abduction case.

As DI Helen Weeks grapples apprehensively with pregnancy, she is compelled to return to her loathed rural home town of Polesford, Derbyshire. Two girls have been abducted, and the man arrested is married to Helen's childhood best friend, Linda. But is he guilty? And why is Helen so desperate to come to Linda's aid after avoiding Polesford for all these years?

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Tue 11 Jul 2017 21:00

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Role Contributor
DI Helen Weeks MyAnna Buring
DI Paul Hopkins Ben Batt
DI Adam Perrin David Leon
Linda Bates Emma Fryer
DCI Jack Gosforth Jamie Sives
Robert Weeks Clive Wood
Trevor Hare Pearce Quigley
DC Sophie Carson Jessica Gunning
Jenny Georgia Tennant
Phil Hendricks Matt King
DI Tim Cornish Ashley Walters
Davina Alicia Eyo
PC Mickey Finch Curtis Cole
Nurse Rachel Priest
BBC North West Presenter Annabel Tiffin
BBC North West Reporter Dave Guest
BBC North West Presenter Roger Johnson
Young Helen Sophie Bloor
Charli Eleni Foskett
Syd Stewart Scudamore
Derbyshire News Reporter Chris Clarkson
Danny Brian Fletcher
Magpie Waitress Claudia Mirallegro
Paula Days Sinead Matthews
Gavin Sweeney Kevin Sutton
Trevor's Wife Shari Fox
SOCO Anthony Bowers
Dog Walker Rowe David McClelland
Shelley Joey Batey
Leather Jacket Man Michael Lambourne
Bob Patterson Mark Sheals
Clerk Ursula Holden Gill
Annette Johnston Eve Robertson
Magistrate Flo Wilson
Stephen Bates Daniel Scott
Defence Counsel Janet Marsh
PC William Gallagher Liam Ainsworth
Poppy Johnston Claire Cornmell
Producer Hugh Warren
Director Gilles Bannier
Writer Daniel Brocklehurst
Executive Producer Mark Billingham
Executive Producer Daniel Brocklehurst
Executive Producer Hilary Martin


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