The BEST Episodes of Dark Heart

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 13, 2020

Network: ITV1

Detective Inspector William Wagstaffe attempts to solve brutal crimes while also trying to hold his fractured life together.

Episode 6 - Part Six

#1 - Episode 6 - Part Six

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 15, 2018

As the team delve deeper into the circumstances surrounding Suzy's death, details of her torrid emotional state reveal a surprising new line of enquiry.

star 7.61
82 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Chris Lang
Dead Men Don't Pay Debts - Part 2

#2 - Dead Men Don't Pay Debts - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 8, 2018

As the team delves deeper into the poisonings, it quickly becomes clear that those responsible have a powerful influence. The pressure builds for DI Wagstaffe to find buried links between Sofie Cerna and Nick Kyriacou, but when the investigation veers close to home, he finds himself making his sister's fiancé Paulo an offer that could have far-reaching consequences.

star 7.54
85 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Ben Harris, Chris Lang
Episode 5 - Part Five

#3 - Episode 5 - Part Five

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 14, 2018

A young woman is found murdered in an East London church, and DI Will Wagstaffe must establish if it's the work of her recent stalker or if the answer is more complicated.

star 7.52
94 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Chris Lang
Suffer The Children - Part 2

#4 - Suffer The Children - Part 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 1, 2018

The detectives continue to look into a string of attacks on a series of people who were marked as paedophiles but never convicted, although Wagstaffe is frustrated by the eerie wall of silence from the victims' families. To make matters worse, a web of deceit begins to unravel - leading the DI to a disturbing conclusion.

star 7.38
110 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Chris Lang
Dead Men Don't Pay Debts - Part 1

#5 - Dead Men Don't Pay Debts - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 7, 2018

DI Will Wagstaffe and his team investigate the mysterious death of a young nurse on the London Underground. Whilst CCTV reveals the victim fleeing an invisible assailant, forensics find a DNA link to a missing teenager presumed dead for seven years. Aided by his new team DS Rob Mullan, DC Ray Monk, DC Annie Webb and pathologist Dr Luke Paul, Will unearths a bond of secrets and betrayals which leads him straight into the dark underbelly of the city.

star 7.38
97 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Ben Harris, Chris Lang
Suffer The Children - Part 1

#6 - Suffer The Children - Part 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 31, 2018

DI Will Wagstaffe is called to investigate a gruesome murder, but they soon learn that the victim was arrested two and a half years ago on suspicion of sexually assaulting his young step daughters.

star 7.30
136 votes
Directors: Colin Teague
Writers: Chris Lang