Thomas Chamberlain fights to protect the reputation of the Lyell Centre. Jack and Clarissa uncover the true identity of the latest murder victim.
Nikki provides expert testimony in the appeal hearing for a man convicted of the murder of two teenaged homosexuals six years before, but when she forms a relationship with one of the lawyers in the case her professionalism is questioned. Elsewhere, another young man is killed in a manner that suggests the same M.O. as the original murders.moreless
As the enquiry fallout continues, the Home Office cut police numbers and blame enormous queues at police stations on DoSAC. Meanwhile, Malcolm sends Dan Miller to the local police station in order to make the government look incompetent .moreless
Thinking she knows the identity of the killer, Susan returns with the police, only to find him gone. Later, at home, she discovers a coded message with Cavendish's address, which in turn provides another clue. By following the thread, Susan could be walking into a trap.moreless
When Scotland Yard dismisses the women’s theories, they realize it’s up to them to stop the killer before he takes his next victim. They identify a suspect and use Lucy to lure him into a trap, but their plan goes badly awry and Lucy is assaulted. Shaken, the women take a different approach, contacting former war department members. Susan plans to meet with a psychiatrist whom she believes has helpful information, completely unaware of the danger that awaits her.moreless
It is now seven years after the end of the World War 2 and four women, all ex-codebreakers from Bletchley Park, have got used to their mundane civilian lives. Following a spate of local murders, Susan starts collating information about them to see whether she can use her analysis skills to spot a pattern. Unable to convince the police to take her seriously, she turns to her former colleagues for help.moreless
Della manages to get Dominic Foy back into the hotel for another interview. Stephen Collins is listening to the interview next door and speaking through a concealed microphone tells Della what questions to ask. When he discovers that Sonia was pregnant and Foy adds that Collins didn't care about her he forces his way into Foy's room and physically attacks him. Foy is taken to hospital. Greer tells Cal that George Fergus convinced her to employ Sonia Baker, even though Sonia had fewer qualifications than the other applicants. Cameron now has a story, but is 'gagged' by U-Ex Oil and Westminster: he prints this fact in short headlines. As a result The Herald brings in another editor to edit 'the headlines'. Cameron has a document witnessed by Della and tells Cal that the copyright to the final story will be his.moreless