Law & Order: UK

Friday, 10 February 2012, 9:00PM – 10:00PM

The critically acclaimed cast of Law&Order: UK are back for a sixth series with Paul Nicholls in the role of DS Sam Casey. 

This seven part series starring Bradley Walsh, Harriet Walter, Freema Agyeman, Peter Davison and Dominic Rowan, sees the police and legal teams facing a shocking crime captured on video, up against the clock in the search for a hostage, and exposing a tragic, medical cover-up. Cases are reopened, the past threatens to catch up with Ronnie (Walsh) and careers are on the line… 

Tonight’s episode is a day in the life of the heroes of Law & Order: UK, the action of the episode takes place over one long day as our team work three separate cases. The first begins at 6am when DS Sam Casey (Paul Nicholls) and DS Ronnie Brooks (Bradley Walsh) are called to a deserted city street where community police officers have found the body of murdered barman, Derek Strachan, shot dead in his car. On their way back to the station from the crime scene, our heroes respond to a 999 call in a nearby office where a sibling spat has turned murderous. A frenetic morning for the cops takes an unexpected turn when an allegation of police intimidation is made against one of the team. 

The day proves no less busy for Crown Prosecutors Jake Thorne (Dominic Rowan) and Alesha Phillips (Freema Agyeman) who are hit from left field when one of the defendants in an attempted murder trial alleges to have made a false confession after being intimidated by a police officer. With their case hanging in the balance, the team have until day’s end to prove the allegation is false. On a day that proves to be the longest 24 hours in their working lives, will all of the team make it through with their careers intact? 

This episode is written and produced by Richard Stokes and directed by Mark Everest. The executive producers are Andrew Woodhead, Stephen Garrett and Jane Featherstone. Dick Wolf is creator and executive producer of the series. A Kudos/Wolf Films/NBC Universal Production. 

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