Edge of Darkness

The BEST episodes of Edge of Darkness

Every episode of Edge of Darkness ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Edge of Darkness!

This award-winning drama focuses on Yorkshire detective Ronald Craven investigating the murder of his daughter. From there the story spirals into a gripping eco-thriller of political conspiracy, secret service machinations and even shady medieval societies. As he draws closer to the dangerous inner sanctums of organised environmental protests and nuclear power interests, he discovers the ultimate truths at the heart of society.

Last Updated: 10/10/2022Network:BBC Two
42 votes

#1 - Breakthrough

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/25/1985

Craven confronts Emma's killer but is shot. Suffering from an apparent breakdown, he becomes determined to gain access to Northmoor nuclear plant.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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43 votes

#2 - Northmoor

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/2/1985

Craven and Jedburgh follow the GAIA's route into Northmoor nuclear plant, but others are determined to stop them.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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Burden of Proof
47 votes

#3 - Burden of Proof

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/18/1985

The police close in on their prime suspect for Emma's murder but Craven, now aware of her activities, is convinced that his colleagues are on the wrong track.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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Compassionate Leave
52 votes

#4 - Compassionate Leave

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/4/1985

Yorkshire policeman Ron Craven sees his daughter Emma gunned down in front of him. His grief leads him to investigate and he learns of her activities as a radical environmental activist.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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14 votes

#5 - Fusion

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/9/1985

Jedburgh heads to Scotland with the stolen plutonium while Craven awaits the inevitable end.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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Into the Shadows
17 votes

#6 - Into the Shadows

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/11/1985

Craven's investigation leads him to Emma's boyfriend and to American CIA agent Darius Jedburgh as it becomes apparent that Emma's activities were far from innocent-- and known to the government.

Directors: Martin Campbell
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