Entertainment Weekly - 02/29/2008
"[With a] slick script, adroitly linking the mysterious seemingly random murders of a purse snatcher and a political researcher..." -- Grade: A
Stephen Collins (David Morrissey) is a rising political star in Britain's Parliament. But when his research assistant falls to her death in the London subway, it threatens to shed light on buried secrets that could destroy his political career. Hot on the trail of this sensational story is reporter Cal McCaffrey (John Simm) and his editor Cameron Foster (Bill Nighy). When the shooting of a young drug dealer is found to be connected, the conspiracy only widens. A knockout cast headlines this BBC miniseries that explores the deadly ties that bind government and corporate power.