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Season 1

  • S01E01 Dark Descent

    • May 12, 2013
    • RTÉ One

    Crime drama series set in Northern Ireland. When a murder in Belfast remains unsolved after 28 days, DSI Stella Gibson is called in to review the case.

  • S01E02 Darkness Visible

    • May 19, 2013
    • RTÉ One

    DSI Stella Gibson's worst fears are realised as Spector's murder spree in Belfast continues and she faces very real consequences after a reckless decision.

  • S01E03 Insolence & Wine

    • May 26, 2013
    • RTÉ One

    As DSI Stella Gibson takes control of the hunt for the serial killer striking women in Belfast, the realisation that his perfect kill is tainted pushes Spector into looking for his next victim.

  • S01E04 My Adventurous Song

    • June 2, 2013
    • RTÉ One

    When Eastwood's investigation into Olson's murder throws open some uncomfortable truths for Burns, Gibson comes under increased pressure in her hunt for Belfast's killer.

  • S01E05 The Vast Abyss

    • June 9, 2013
    • RTÉ One

    The killer's latest attack gives Gibson renewed impetus. As the net appears to be closing in, Spector makes a dramatic confession and a decision that binds his fate to Gibson.

Season 2

  • S02E01 These Troublesome Disguises

    • November 9, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    It has been ten days since Paul Spector told DSI Stella Gibson that she would never catch him. As Gibson tries in vain to help Spector's surviving victim to remember the identity of her attacker, Spector is forced to deal with the loose ends that he left behind in Belfast. His return to the city reveals that someone from his past has been helping police with their enquiries, forcing Spector to change his plans with terrifying consequences.

  • S02E02 Night Darkens the Streets

    • November 16, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    Stella Gibson realises that her mistakes have put the life of witness Rose Stagg in danger. Desperate to save Rose's life, the police step up the investigation, while Spector continues to stalk Belfast's streets.

  • S02E03 Beauty Hath Strange Power

    • November 23, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    Gibson orders extensive surveillance on Spector's family, believing they will lead them to Paul, whose whereabouts remain unknown. As the search for Rose Stagg becomes ever more desperate, Spector directs his fury at Gibson after the two narrowly avoid meeting, trespassing into her private world and delighting in taunting and provoking her.

  • S02E04 The Mind is its Own Place

    • November 30, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    As Gibson recovers from her close encounter with the 'Belfast Strangler', a shocking revelation proves how terrifyingly manipulative Paul Spector can be.

  • S02E05 The Perilous Edge of Battle

    • December 7, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    As the investigation tightens around Paul Spector, he makes a bold break for cover. However, his recklessness is finally catching up with him, leading to deadly consequences.

  • S02E06 What is in Me Dark Illumine

    • December 17, 2014
    • RTÉ One

    With Paul Spector in custody, DSI Gibson desperately searches for clues to help find Rose Stagg. However, Spector does all he can to thwart her, locking them into a deadly duel.

Season 3

  • S03E01 Silence and Suffering

    • September 25, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    Stella Gibson has arrested Spector but will he survive the gunshot wounds sustained in police custody? Will he ever face justice? Paul Spector is rushed to Belfast General Hospital where Dr Joe O'Donnell, nurse Kiera Sheridan and the staff engage in the blood-soaked fight to keep him alive. News of Spector's arrest and life-threatening injuries reach Katie and she plots to help him. With the powers that be questioning Gibson's handling of the case, her determination to get a conviction is tested to the full.

  • S03E02 His Troubled Thoughts

    • October 2, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    Gibson and Burns are hauled over the coals by the Police Ombudsman and the Policing Executive for their conduct and handling of the case. When Spector's name is released to the press as the arrested suspect in the Belfast Strangler case, his wife and family are forced to deal with the consequences. Katie enraged at the media treatment of him, decides to take matters into her own hands. All the while Nurse Kiera Sheridan and the medical team continue to fight to keep Spector alive. But even if he survives will he ever be fit enough to stand trial?

  • S03E03 The Gates of Light

    • October 9, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    As Spector's health stabilises, his legal team, lead by Sean Healy, move into action, determined he will never stand trial. Detective Superintendent Stella Gibson discovers evidence that there may be more victims. Keen to get Spector back into the justice system, Gibson speaks to August Larson, the consultant psychiatrist who will be assessing Spector. Sally-Ann reaches breaking point.

  • S03E04 The Hell Within Him

    • October 16, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    Gibson comes face to face with the depths of Sally-Ann's desperation, while Burns has to confront his guilt at pursuing Sally-Ann as a conspirator rather than a witness. Gibson and Dr Larson clash over their different view of Spector - patient or prisoner? Meanwhile, Anderson and Ferrington are dispatched to London to discover if Spector can be linked to an old murder there.

  • S03E05 Wounds of Deadly Hate

    • October 23, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    Spector's legal team are determined that he will never stand trial. Anderson and Ferrington make a discovery from the past that may help Gibson build her case.

  • S03E06 Their Solitary Way

    • October 30, 2016
    • RTÉ One

    The series concludes as Gibson and Anderson put fresh evidence to Spector, with explosive results. Spector's new-found friendship with another inmate develops, with devastating consequences.