Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, tune into Channel 17 for three of Britain’s most popular crime series - Dci Banks, Scott & Bailey and Dalziel & Pascoe.
Dci Banks: Piece of My Heart - Part 1 (8:00 pm)
When investigative journalist Matt Barber is found dead in a holiday chalet in a remote village, Banks and his team are initially confronted by an overwhelming number of leads. As Banks identifies a connection between Barber and a mysterious death in the 1980s revolving around the surviving members of cult rock band ‘The Crystal Kiss’, he must begin to unpick decades of lies. To make matters worse, the victim’s father is Jack Barber, a former senior police officer and now candidate in local police commissioner elections. Despite his formidable reputation, DI Helen Morton is convinced that Jack is in some way obstructing their enquiry. But Banks is shaken to the core when a link between a suspect and Annie Cabbot reveals secrets from her personal life that bring into question her growing relationship with him. Can Annie and Banks ever truly be together?
Scott & Bailey (9:30 pm)
Rachel is shocked when Janet walks in on her and Kev in the bedroom, and is forced to admit that her chaotic life is affecting her work. Meanwhile, Syndicate 9 are left reeling at the identity of the mole in the team, and when a body is found in Oldham town centre, the detective duo discover that a spate of street robberies may lead them to the killer. This popular crime drama , stars Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones.
Dalziel and Pascoe: A Killing of Kindness, Part 2 (10:30 pm)
The mismatched detectives go on the trail of the Wetherton Choker, a killer who calls the local paper with a quotation from Hamlet each time he claims a victim. After the services of a fortune-teller are enlisted, suspicion falls on a nearby gypsy camp.