Series 2

Series 2

Paddy tries to make a career amidst the miner's strike and big changes in journalism.

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Set against a backdrop of the miners’ strike and the changing face of 1980s journalism, award-winning crime-drama The Field of Blood returns with a stellar cast including David Morrissey, Katherine Kelly, Jayd Johnson and Ford Kiernan.

Glasgow, 1984 - Paddy Meehan (Jayd Johnson) now has her dream job as a news reporter working alongside George McVie (Ford Kiernan). But all this changes with the arrival of new Editor-in-Chief, Maloney (Katherine Kelly), a no-nonsense woman in a man’s world, determined to bring the newspaper into the modern age - against editor Murray Devlin’s (David Morrissey) wishes.

With Maloney and Devlin at loggerheads in the newsroom, an innocuous call about a disturbance in an affluent part of the city leads Paddy and McVie to uncover dirty tricks, police corruption, government cover-up and cold blooded murder. 

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