Sam hears the voice of his girlfriend Maya (Archie Panjabi) from 2006, asking him to let her go. At the same time, an investigation of the burgeoning Manchester heroin trade leads him to meet an unexpected acquaintance from his twenty first century life.
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Sam questions a woman who identifies herself as Layla Dylan. She later admits that her name is Leslie Roy, saying she named herself after "the music." Her fake first name references the song "Layla" by Derek & The Dominos
, and her fake last name references Bob Dylan
. See more
The Manchester CID claim to have no knowledge of heroin. But by the mid 1970s, heroin (stolen from doctor's surgeries and chemists, as it was still being prescribed) was a known drug in the jazz and rock scene. There were private clinics dealing with addicts, and while it wasn't as huge in 1973 (when the episode is set) as it was in 1979 (when use in the punk scene escalated), the Manchester CID should have been completely briefed and known about heroin. See more
[looking at a body
Boss? There's a viscous yellow liquid in his ear.
No, that's a drip from my fried egg butty, love. Well done, Miss Marple. That's why we need women detectives.
BBC America has frequently edited the the series for time, content, and licensing reasons. The version of episode 2.6 shown by BBC America notably removes all instances of Elton John's song "Rocket Man" being played or spoken about, but the song figures prominently in the uncut version of the episode. See more
Written by Elton John
and Bernie Taupin
Performed by Elton John See more