C.B. Strike (2017– )
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Career of Evil: Part 1 

At the office, Robin receives a package and is horrified to discover it contains a woman's severed leg. Strike draws up a list of suspects who have vendettas against him.

Director:

Charles Sturridge

Writers:

J.K. Rowling (novel) (as Robert Galbraith), Tom Edge
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Fern Deacon ... Kelsey Platt
Holliday Grainger ... Robin Ellacott
Tom Burke ... Cormoran Strike
Antonia Kinlay ... Sarah Shadlock
Kerr Logan ... Matthew Cunliffe
Nicholas Agnew ... Tom
Killian Scott ... DI Eric Wardle
Mollie Peacock Mollie Peacock ... Young Brittany Brockbank
Cosima Shaw ... Ellen - Social Worker
Ann Akinjirin ... DS Ekwensi (as Ann Akin)
Kierston Wareing ... Leda Strike
Luke Booys ... Young Whittaker
Ben Crompton ... Shanker
Gabriel Lo Giudice ... Gabriel - Man in Pub
Toby Bryant Toby Bryant ... Policeman
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Storyline

Robin receives a dismembered female leg in the post, accompanied by a lyric from Leda, Cormoran's late mother's best-loved song. Cormoran suspects both Whittaker, the man he believes killed Leda, and Niall Brockbank, father of abuse victim Brittany, whom he investigated as a policeman. Robin, having dumped cheating boyfriend Matthew, locates Whittaker but Cormoran is questioned after Kelsey, a woman he was due to meet, is murdered. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Trivia

The book this teleplay was based on contained quotations from Blue Oyster Cult songs at each chapter's start. Their song Career of Evil plays at the beginning of the episode. See more »

Quotes

[Robin has just opened a package that has been sent to her at work. It contains a human leg, severed just below the knee]
Cormoran Strike: [to DI Wardle, on the phone] We've been sent a leg. It's not even in my size.
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I Walk Beside You
by Adrian Johnston and Crispin Letts
Performed by Beth Rowley
[title music]
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Release Date:

25 February 2018 (UK) See more »

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