drama / 9.30pm / BBC2
‘catastrophe is by no means distant,’ Shine is told by his doctor, who’s unaware that the Leman Street police are already wading in it. After last week’s shocking ending, fugitives Reid and Jackson are confident they can prove that the Assistant Police Commissioner is covering for his killer brother, while Shine – a mumbling mess held together by cocaine and morphine – feels he’s closing in on Reid. Is time finally running out for ‘Steady Ed’? One reviewer has called this final series ‘thrillingly ridiculous’ and this episode in particular lives up to that.
Shine, you crazy diamond…