Marcella Backland left the Metropolitan Police for the sake of her family, only to have her husband leave her. She returns to her job on the murder squad, investigating a case that seems disturbingly familiar to her.
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Whilst this is a strong drama, the danger of these dystopian visions is to stoke paedo paranoia. Yes, there are some hideous predators in the world that should be brought to justice, but suspicion regarding everyday decent people is already turned up to 11 in UK society, and becomes counter-productive. All the same, great acting, intriguing conceit, but it's not up to the standard of Mads Mikkelsen in 'The Hunt'.