Marcella is shocked to the core of her being when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, Marcella returns to the Met’s Murder Squad. Ten years ago Marcella gave up her fast-tracked police career to marry and devote her life to her family. With the abrupt end to her marriage and isolated from her 13 year old daughter and 10 year old son, Marcella throws herself into work to stop herself from falling apart.
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S01 E01Apr 4, 2016
Episode 1 Apr 4, 2016 Former detective Marcella Backland is shocked to the core when her husband Jason leaves her unexpectedly, confessing he no longer loves her. Heartbroken, she returns to her job on the Met's murder squad that she gave up 10 years before to have her second child, and decides to follow up on a hunch she had in a case involving a serial killer.
S01 E02Apr 11, 2016
Episode 2 Apr 11, 2016 The Gibson family are in a state of panic when Grace is discovered missing, and Marcella tries to make sense of the previous evening's events, scouring CCTV footage in an attempt to discover more about her disappearance. Cara returns home from her latest job, in which she has stolen a watch, some earrings and a bracelet, but is unaware of their significance and the danger she's put herself in, with all of the items recognisable as trophies taken by the Grove Park Killer.
S01 E03Apr 18, 2016
Episode 3 Apr 18, 2016 Grace's body is discovered by the police and Marcella tries to keep her head and hide the fact that she was one of the last people to see her alive. Sylvie is distraught at the loss of her daughter and her dismay is further compounded when she learns that Grace and Jason were having an affair, while Henry tries to find comfort with his friends Matthew and Yann. Meanwhile, Peter is released from open prison and makes a beeline for Maddy, who lies to him about having a boyfriend.
S01 E04Apr 25, 2016
Episode 4 Apr 25, 2016 An aborted attack on an elderly man gives the police a new lead in the Grove Park killings, while Marcella tries to track down the taxi driver from outside Grace Gibson's house, fearful that he saw her on the night of the murder.
S01 E05May 2, 2016
Episode 5 May 2, 2016 Mo holds the police responsible when Hassan is shot, while Marcella triumphs over Peter Cullen and finally gets the information she is after relating to Grace's death. Jason manages to get his job at DTG back - but at what cost? - and deliveryman Ronnie makes the mistake of his life.
S01 E06May 9, 2016
Episode 6 May 9, 2016 The killer's next victim is a six-year-old girl, which devastates Marcella, and a DNA match gives the police team its strongest lead yet. Meanwhile, DI Tim Williamson investigates Andrew Barnes' death - was it really suicide?
S01 E07May 16, 2016
Episode 7 May 16, 2016 Mo confronts Marcella after finding his brother dead, while the detective has her doubts as the police continue to investigate Yann. Tim starts to look into the curious circumstances surrounding the death of Andrew Barnes, bringing him into contact with Jason.
S02 E01Feb 19, 2018
Episode 1 Feb 19, 2018 The discovery of a young boy's body sends Marcella and the team after a child killer.
S02 E02Feb 26, 2018
Episode 2 Feb 26, 2018 Dr Fairclough tells Marcella that it might be a good idea to go back to the root cause of her blackouts - Juliet's cot death. But when she tries to relive that moment at her home, the resulting stress levels put her into another fugue state. Meanhile, the team is called out when the driver of a car abandons his vehicle after a fatal collision with a cyclist and police attending the scene open the boot to discover a body surrounded by the same stuffed toys found with Leo.
S02 E03Mar 5, 2018
Episode 3 Mar 5, 2018 Marcella digs deep in her attempts to take down Phil Dawkins, but her dogged pursuit has tragic consequences, causing her to question everything. Meanwhile, her ongoing blackouts mean she has to face up to the threat of losing her children.
S02 E04Mar 12, 2018
Episode 4 Mar 12, 2018 Adam gets away from the killer's prison but loses consciousness while trying to escape in the car of an elderly couple. Meanwhile, Marcella confronts Reg about a binder that was stolen from his house, while Phil sets his sights on the detective.
S02 E05Mar 19, 2018
Episode 5 Mar 19, 2018 Kevin Hoffs and his blue lorry are found abandoned in a lay by. Leann informs Marcella that the lorry had been there for 36 hours. After analysing Adam's phone records, the team become aware that Adam had contacted the KidsCall helpline. Marcella heads there to retrieve the records and Maya is helpful despite both women having Tim Williamson in common. From Adam's records they see that he'd admitted to being abused by his father but his father has alibis for many incidents surrounding the case.
S02 E06Mar 26, 2018
Episode 6 Mar 26, 2018 The arrest of Vince Whitman causes massive fallout between Tim and Marcella. Meanwhile, Postfeed24’s internet viral video leads the team to discover another body much closer to home.