Case Sensitive

Series 1 Based on the highly acclaimed and chilling psychologicial suspense novel Point of Rescue from Sophie Hannah. When Geraldine Bretherick and her 5-year-old daughter Lucy are found dead in the bath of their luxury home, the case divides new DS Charlie Zailer and her DC Simon Waterhouse.

Is it murder, suicide or something even more sinister, and how watertight is the alibi of the husband Mark? Meanwhile, when Sally Thorne, a working mother with a husband and two young children, hears of the deaths, she is shocked and appalled. Months before she'd met Mark Bretherick at a hotel and had a brief but passionate affair with him. Now she feels the need to get in touch with him again to offer her sympathy. Her friend Esther does not think this is very wise. 

Series 2 Olivia Williams and Darren Boyd are back as DS Zailer and DC Waterhouse in 'Case Sensitive: The Other Half Lives'. When Ruth Blacksmith leaves her husband for troubled musician Aidan Harper, the love triangle results in a brutal murder. DS Charlie Zailer and her prickly junior, DC Simon Waterhouse, uncover a twisted saga of thwarted ambition and murderous jealousy - whilst wrestling with their own fraught relationship.

Produced by Hat Trick Productions, the 2 x 60 minute thriller is based on the highly acclaimed psychological suspense novel 'The Other Half Lives' by Sophie Hannah.

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    Olivia Williams, Darren Boyd
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    Sophie Hannah
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