Finally, Law & Order UK steps out from the shadow of its US progenitor.
The writing was peerless, making you care about the characters, while highlighting the dilemmas faced by the CPS. The twist was remarkable, ably brought to life by the ensemble cast. The actors playing the parents were particularly striking and memorable in their portrayal.
For all the twists and turns, the story was relevant to modern day Britain.
di Girolamo understands the criminal mind, as well as the brutalising aspects of the system, and I look forward to this writer crafting future episodes of L&O UK. However, one quibble is the one hour format - this writer deserves a longer 'play for today' format to show us what she can really do.