Series 2, Episode 1
In a post-Brexit world, defined by a new government and legislation that no one can really fathom, Rose remains as irritable, chaotic and resentful as ever as she tries to juggle home, work, family and her far-too-present ex-husband. Meanwhile Al, apathetically trying to surf a mid-life crisis, considers pastures new to inject some much needed excitement, and a new challenge, into his life.
Martin is back full time and this time round he's in charge so things might be about to change - but ever so kindly and slowly cause he's a nice bloke. But will his new position of power bring out some unseemly dictatorial traits?
Crises pile up as crucial files appear to have taken a walk so Nat, now a permanent member of the team, turns detective to track them down while Denise lets her beady eye slide off the ball as her attention turns inward to her own family issues. Nitin remains his reliable and pompous self, a beacon of the officious in a sea of corner cutting, whilst Ingrid becomes the bridge between the personal and the professional as she takes on a huge challenge. Meanwhile, Denise brings in a know-it-all student Mimi.
And that's just the staff, as they say, before they've even begun to tackle the complex and brutal problems out there in the community. The threat of violence is never far away as the Elm Heath team once again face up to a series of problems that our increasingly complex society just expects them to sort out without any fuss or acknowledgement.
- Wednesday 14th February 2018
- Channel 4
- 30 minutes
Cast & crew
|Jo Brand||Rose Denby|
|Alan Davies||Al Kavanagh|
|Kevin Eldon||Martin Bickerstaff|
|Georgie Glen||Denise Donnelly|
|Isy Suttie||Natalie Moore|
|Paul Charlton||PC Harris|
|Nick Hancock||Lee Denby|
|Mandeep Dhillon||Telephone Caller (Voice)|
|London Hughes||Telephone Caller (Voice)|
|Ellie White||Telephone Caller (Voice)|
|Ed Gaughan||Telephone Caller (Voice)|
|Jacob Scipio||Telephone Caller (Voice)|
|Ben Willbond||Marcus Bowles (Headmaster)|
|Andrei Vladut Cociorvan||Elena's Son|
|Jeffrey Sherriff (as Jeff Sherriff)||Production Designer|
The team discuss a foster child.