The BEST Episodes of The Secret (2016)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2020

Network: ITV

Set in Northern Ireland, The Secret is the story of a real-life double murder. James Nesbitt plays Colin Howell, a respectable dentist and pillar of the community, who became a killer in partnership with a Sunday school teacher, Hazel Buchanan, played by Genevieve O'Reilly.

Episode 4

#1 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired May 20, 2016

The past catches up with Colin as he is finally driven to confess his crime. But when Hazel pleads not guilty, will Colin take all the blame?

star 7.58
241 votes
Directors: Nick Murphy
Writers: Deric Henderson, Stuart Urban
Episode 2

#2 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 6, 2016

Colin and Hazel carry out his plan to kill Lesley and Trevor, and stage it to look like a suicide pact. But will the community and the police believe their story?

star 7.35
281 votes
Directors: Nick Murphy
Writers: Deric Henderson, Stuart Urban
Episode 3

#3 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 13, 2016

As the inquest approaches, Colin and Hazel have to hold their nerve. But even if they do get away with it, can their relationship survive?

star 7.19
268 votes
Directors: Nick Murphy
Writers: Deric Henderson, Stuart Urban
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 29, 2016

When Colin Howell and Hazel Buchanan meet at their local Baptist Church in rural Northern Ireland, they start an affair which will have cataclysmic consequences.

star 7.17
361 votes
Directors: Nick Murphy
Writers: Deric Henderson, Stuart Urban