Hard Sun (2018)
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Not the End of the World 

The murder of a jogger has dire personal implications for Renko but she pretends it is a routine investigation. Hicks makes a startling revelation about the Alex Butler murder.

Director:

Richard Senior

Writers:

Neil Cross, Tim Dragga (script associate)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Jim Sturgess ... DCI Charlie Hicks
Agyness Deyn ... DI Elaine Renko
Nikki Amuka-Bird ... Grace Morrigan
Derek Riddell ... DCS Roland Bell
Jojo Macari Jojo Macari ... Daniel Renko
Lorraine Burroughs ... Simone Hicks
Aisling Bea ... Mari Butler
Varada Sethu ... DS Mishal Ali
Owain Arthur ... DS Keith Greener
Joplin Sibtain Joplin Sibtain ... DS Herbie Sarafian (as Chook Sibtain)
Adrian Rawlins ... DS George Mooney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kae Alexander ... Angie Jones
David J Biscoe ... CID
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ... Armed / Police
Daniel Coonan Daniel Coonan ... DCI Alex Butler
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Storyline

Still believing Charlie did not kill Alex Elaine is called to a murder scene, the victim being teacher Noah Underhill. The killer is Daniel, escaped from hospital and convinced that Noah raped the 14 year old Elaine to father him . Believing Daniel to possess the hard drive Elaine races to find him before other officers and locates him. Charlie catches up with them but Daniel escapes, giving his mother the hard drive. Morrigan is still threatening Charlie but he is appalled by her attitude when the Renkos are finally cornered and acts to help them. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 January 2018 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color
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Episode 1.5
10 February 2018 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Neil Cross's Hard Sun continues along its bonkers and not very good way.

Renko's son Daniel attacks a jogger believing him to be his father and the one who raped his mother. The security services and Hicks had laid a path for Daniel to this man's door believing that Renko might have left the flash drive with his son.

While Daniel is being tracked who is hiding out in a drug's den, Renko needs to get to her son before the security services do further harm to him. Hicks under pressure by the security services, with little love lost with Renko who after all is investigating him for the death of his partner has an attack of the conscience and decides to help out Renko and Daniel when Morrigan the evil MI5 woman corners them.

It is a flip flop relationship that I reckon will have little pay off. You have anti heroes that you find difficult to root for.


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