This edition: Episode 5
(1992/UK, 51:58, color, crime drama) Prod.: Granada Television.Cast: Helen Mirren, Colin Salmon, John Benfield, Jack Ellis. Written by Allan Cubitt. Directed by John Strickland. Originally aired Dec. 15, 1992.
In Series 2, Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison has proven herself and won her colleagues' grudging respect. When she is assigned to head a murder inquiry in the African Caribbean community, it seems further evidence that her star is on the rise. Suddenly she's in the thick of a racial controversy, working with a black detective who is also her former lover, and dealing with prejudice in the field and on her team. Tennison begins to wonder if she's been handed a plum case or hung out to dry.