Drama series adapted from the novels by James Runcie. As Gary Bell waits to discover his fate, Sidney is determined to stand by his side. Geordie and Phil arrest violent wife-beater Eddie Jones when stolen goods are found at his house, but he puts up a fight as he is carted off to the cells. Next morning, Geordie's wife Cathy tells Sidney that Geordie did not come home last night. Sidney hurries to the station, where he finds his friend with his knuckles bruised and Eddie dead on a stretcher.