The BEST Episodes of Vigil

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 28, 2021

Network: BBC One

The mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear submarine bring the police into conflict with the Navy and British security services. DCI Amy Silva leads an investigation on land and at sea into a conspiracy that threatens the very heart of Britain's nuclear deterrent.

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Episode 5

#1 - Episode 5

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 19, 2021

Vigil is forced into lockdown as disaster strikes. With hostile boats tracking the submarine and communications down, Vigil’s crew have to navigate this crisis alone. Kirsten desperately hunts for clues to reveal the source of the threat to Vigil, but with no word from the boat, she fears for Amy’s safety. Amy’s quest to uncover the truth places her in grave danger.

star 7.96
254 votes
Directors: Isabelle Sieb
Writers: Tom Edge
Episode 3

#2 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 5, 2021

Kirsten’s investigation takes her into the heart of Scottish politics, but when she unearths a navy cover-up, it leaves Amy questioning who she can trust on Vigil.

star 7.84
295 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Ed MacDonald
Episode 2

#3 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 30, 2021

With Vigil in danger, Amy must fight to continue her investigation. Meanwhile, Kirsten’s enquiries lead to tragedy.

star 7.84
347 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Tom Edge
Episode 1

#4 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 29, 2021

When a crew member is found dead aboard the Trident nuclear submarine HMS Vigil, Detective Amy Silva is flown out to investigate.

star 7.81
378 votes
Directors: James Strong
Writers: Tom Edge
Episode 6

#5 - Episode 6

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 26, 2021

Amy is trapped and running out of time, but will assistance arrive too late? On land, Kirsten chases down the traitor’s accomplice. When the traitor on Vigil puts their plans into action, the crew are forced to fight for their lives.

star 7.75
4 votes
Directors: Isabelle Sieb
Writers: Tom Edge
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 12, 2021

Kirsten closes in on the killer, but their capture reveals the grave threat that Vigil faces. On the submarine, Amy makes a terrifying discovery.

star 7.72
283 votes
Directors: Isabelle Sieb
Writers: Chandni Lakhani