The BEST Episodes of In The Dark

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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2020

Network: BBC One

As DI Helen Weeks grapples apprehensively with pregnancy, she’s compelled to return to her loathed rural home town of Polesford, Derbyshire with her partner and fellow detective Paul. Two girls have been abducted and the man arrested is married to Helen’s childhood best friend, Linda Bates. As a result, Linda has been drawn into the centre of a media storm and the local police force is under enormous pressure to get their man. But is he guilty? And why is Helen so desperate to come to Linda’s aid, after avoiding Polesford for all these years?

Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 18, 2017

Helen and Paul are joined by pathologist friend Phil Hendricks as they become further embroiled in the abduction case. The clock is ticking to find Poppy alive and clear Bates's name, but to Paul's vexation, Helen seems increasingly disturbed by being in Polesford.

star 7.68
449 votes
Directors: Gilles Bannier
Writers: Danny Brocklehurst
Episode 4

#2 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 1, 2017

Helen's investigation pulls her further into Manchester's criminal underworld. Meanwhile, can Theo cheat death as the gang continues to be hunted by a mystery gunman?

star 7.65
360 votes
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 25, 2017

A gangland shooting has tragic consequences, and Helen is plunged into a murder investigation in Manchester's criminal underworld, forcing her to question everything she holds dear.

star 7.60
399 votes
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 11, 2017

As DI Helen Weeks grapples apprehensively with pregnancy, she is compelled to return to her loathed rural home town where two girls have been abducted, and the man arrested is married to Helen's childhood best friend.

star 7.52
535 votes
Directors: Gilles Bannier
Writers: Danny Brocklehurst