After kidnapping an intern at a tech company, a mysterious Uber driver is surrounded by police in a meadow. The story follows an hours long standoff between the police and the kidnapper, who doesn't want money or to harm his victim, as his true motive slowly becomes clearer the further that the situation spirals out of control.
Did You Know?
This episode centres around an Irishman living in England. The title "Smithereens" is an example of an Irish word that moved into the English language, coming from the Irish "Smidiríní". See more
The sniper could change his position for a clear shot long before Chris ever got to talk to Billy, but he didn't. See more
I heard that you make these things that way. Addictive. So that you can't take you eyes off them. Well, job done. Bit of user feedback for you there. Maybe factor that into your next update.
Written by Tunde Baiyewu
, Martin Brammer
, Paul Tucker
Performed by Lighthouse Family
(heard in the 32nd minute of the episode) See more