In the series premiere of this cable drama, a married British combat nurse time-travels from World War II to 1743 Scotland, is kidnapped by Highlanders and tends to an injured young warrior.
Following the collapse of the murder trial, Banks remains determined to prove the case against his suspect. Ongoing investigations by Morton and Jackman would seem to implicate the victim's boyfriend, but then another schoolgirl is found murdered.moreless
A schoolgirl has been murdered, and possibly raped. A local theatre director implicates himself by giving a false statement, and when forensic evidence links him to the murder scene, Banks is convinced he has his man. DI Morton is concerned that Banks may have closed his mind to other possibilities.moreless
Following the vicious assault on Pamela Jeffries, DCI Banks is determined to understand more about the complex life of murder victim Keith Rothwell, and his investigation brings him into further conflict with DCI Burgess. DI Morton, meanwhile, believes that the return of the dead man's son will provide a fruitful line of enquiry.moreless
DCI Banks and DI Morton investigate the murder of a chartered accountant who has been leading a double life. The detectives uncover a link to a money-laundering racket which leads to a conflict with an ongoing fraud investigation.moreless
DCI Banks breaks the news of his brother's murder to their parents. He clashes with DI Morton, who reasons he is too close to the case to lead the investigation, but the pair must put aside their differences as they attempt to trace the escort Carmen, who appears to have a connection to both victims. The evidence the pregnant escort provides leads the detectives to a horrific realisation.moreless
DCI Banks gets a telephone call from his estranged brother, Roy, asking for help, and rushes off to Harrogate to find him. DI Helen Banks, drafted in to the major crimes team, leads an investigation into the murder of a woman shot dead in her car, and evidence found at the scene suggests a connection to DCI Banks. DS Annie Cabbot tries unsuccessfully to warn her boss,but he cannot be reached. Banks, meanwhile, uncovers complications in his brother's personal and professional lives.moreless
A friend of Wallander's daughter, Linda, asks for his help then disappears. Wallander uncovers a connection between the missing woman and an older woman whose charred remains are found buried in a shallow grave.moreless
A senior police officer from Latvia comes to Ystad to help Wallander investigate the brutal slaying of two men apparently involved with the Russian mafia. Wallander soon comes to suspect that Major Liepa is responsible for leaking details of the investigation.moreless
Wallander investigates the disappearance of a young woman believed to have been pushed off a ferry into the Baltic. He and Vanja find a skeleton buried in the garden of their new home, and he discovers that the body was buried more recently than he had presumed.moreless
The dead girl is identified as Emily Rydell. The ongoing investigations point to a connection between each of the three murders, and Banks and Cabbot come to suspect one of their team to be implicated in a criminal conspiracy.moreless
A man commits an armed robbery and is then brutally murdered, but Chief Superintendent Rydell wants DCI Banks to find and bring home his runaway teenaged daughter, Emily. Annie Cabbot becomes convinced that the robbery was staged.moreless
DC Templeton's body is discovered, and Annie becomes convinced that the murder is connected to that of Lucy Payne. The suspect in the Daniels murder case is cleared, so DCI Banks must establish how the real murderer was able to avoid detection.moreless
The kidnapping of four hostages by a heroin overlord sends the agents from Vienna to the forests of Kosovo.
DCI Banks assigns DS Cabbot as SIO when the mutilated body of a woman is found on the Yorkshire Moors, while he investigates the murder of a teenaged girl whose body has been found in a storage room. Annie discovers that her victim was Lucy Payne.moreless
Stonebridge and Crawford track down Clare. Scott discovers that hospitals can be hazardous to your health.
A third victim is discovered and Banks, the subject of a possible complaint by the Asperns, is determined to identify the man behind art forgery scam. Annie's relationship with Keane makes her a target for the killer.moreless
With the kidnapping of an English doctor, Stonebridge and Scott are forced to rely on an arms dealer with ties to Latiff.
Two bodies are found after a fatal fire on some narrow boats. Police suspect arson, and the discovery of a forged Turner landscape leads DCI Banks and DS Cabbot to connect the victims to an art forgery scam. Annie Cabbot becomes involved with an art expert assigned to the investigation. Banks, meanwhile, suspects that the father of one of the victims is deliberately withholding vital information.moreless
Scott and Stonebridge rush to thwart Connolly's plan to deliver the WMD device to Latif.
Latif is trailed to South Africa. An IRA mercenary threatens a weapons-system designer. Scott trades places with a computer hacker.
Scott and Stonebridge discover the identity of Mahmood as the hotel siege in New Delhi escalates.
Ex-Delta Force operative Damien Scott joins forces with British Section 20 agent Michael Stonebridge to track down a deadly terrorist in New Delhi.
Det. Supt. Jane Tennison cracks the case, but gets a series of shocks.