Sunday, May 12th, 2013
1: Dark Descent
Crime drama series set in Northern Ireland. When a murder in Belfast remains unsolved after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson is called in to review the case.
Sunday, May 19th, 2013
2: Darkness Visible
DSI Stella Gibson's worst fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues and she faces very real consequences after a reckless decision.
Sunday, May 26th, 2013
3: Insolence & Wine
As DSI Stella Gibson takes control of the hunt for the serial killer striking women in Belfast, the realisation that his perfect kill is tainted pushes Spector into looking for his next victim.
Sunday, June 2nd, 2013
4: My Adventurous Song
When Eastwood's investigation into Olson's murder throws open some uncomfortable truths for Burns, Gibson comes under increased pressure in her hunt for Belfast's killer.
Sunday, June 9th, 2013
5: The Vast Abyss
The killer's latest attack gives Gibson renewed impetus. As the net appears to be closing in, Spector makes a dramatic confession and a decision that binds his fate to Gibson.
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
1: These Troublesome Disguises
It has been ten days since Paul Spector told DSI Stella Gibson that she would never catch him. As Gibson tries in vain to help Spector's surviving victim to remember the identity of her attacker, Spector is forced to deal with the loose ends that he left behind in Belfast. His return to the city reveals that someone from his past has been helping police with their enquiries, forcing Spector to change his plans with terrifying consequences.
Sunday, November 16th, 2014
2: Night Darkens the Streets
Stella Gibson realises that her mistakes have put the life of witness Rose Stagg in danger. Desperate to save Rose's life, the police step up the investigation, while Spector continues to stalk Belfast's streets.
Sunday, November 23rd, 2014
3: Beauty Hath Strange Power
Gibson orders extensive surveillance on Spector's family, believing they will lead them to Paul, whose whereabouts remain unknown. As the search for Rose Stagg becomes ever more desperate, Spector directs his fury at Gibson after the two narrowly avoid meeting, trespassing into her private world and delighting in taunting and provoking her.
Sunday, November 30th, 2014
4: The Mind is its Own Place
As Gibson recovers from her close encounter with the 'Belfast Strangler', a shocking revelation proves how terrifyingly manipulative Paul Spector can be.
Sunday, December 7th, 2014
5: The Perilous Edge of Battle
As the investigation tightens around Paul Spector, he makes a bold break for cover. However, his recklessness is finally catching up with him, leading to deadly consequences.
Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
6: What is in Me Dark Illumine
With Paul Spector in custody, DSI Gibson desperately searches for clues to help find Rose Stagg. However, Spector does all he can to thwart her, locking them into a deadly duel.
Sunday, September 25th, 2016
1: Silence and Suffering
Stella Gibson has arrested Spector but will he survive the gunshot wounds sustained in police custody? Will he ever face justice? Paul Spector is rushed to Belfast General Hospital where Dr Joe O'Donnell, nurse Kiera Sheridan and the staff engage in the blood-soaked fight to keep him alive. News of Spector's arrest and life-threatening injuries reach Katie and she plots to help him. With the powers that be questioning Gibson's handling of the case, her determination to get a conviction is tested to the full.
Sunday, October 2nd, 2016
2: His Troubled Thoughts
Gibson and Burns are hauled over the coals by the Police Ombudsman and the Policing Executive for their conduct and handling of the case. When Spector's name is released to the press as the arrested suspect in the Belfast Strangler case, his wife and family are forced to deal with the consequences. Katie enraged at the media treatment of him, decides to take matters into her own hands. All the while Nurse Kiera Sheridan and the medical team continue to fight to keep Spector alive. But even if he survives will he ever be fit enough to stand trial?
Sunday, October 9th, 2016
3: The Gates of Light
As Spector's health stabilises, his legal team, lead by Sean Healy, move into action, determined he will never stand trial. Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson discovers evidence that there may be more victims. Keen to get Spector back into the justice system, Gibson speaks to August Larson, the consultant psychiatrist who will be assessing Spector. Sally-Ann reaches breaking point.
Sunday, October 16th, 2016
4: The Hell Within Him
Gibson comes face to face with the depths of Sally-Ann's desperation, while Burns has to confront his guilt at pursuing Sally-Ann as a conspirator rather than a witness. Gibson and Dr Larson clash over their different view of Spector - patient or prisoner? Meanwhile, Anderson and Ferrington are dispatched to London to discover if Spector can be linked to an old murder there.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
5: Wounds of Deadly Hate
Spector's legal team are determined that he will never stand trial. Anderson and Ferrington make a discovery from the past that may help Gibson build her case.
Sunday, October 30th, 2016
6: Their Solitary Way
The series concludes as Gibson and Anderson put fresh evidence to Spector, with explosive results. Spector's new-found friendship with another inmate develops, with devastating consequences.