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Written by Peter Bowker and Bill Gallagher this hard-hitting BBC police drama set and filmed in Sheffield. Described by series script editor, Claire Elliot as "contemporary, gritty, urban reality" and shot on film with a tight script, fast-paced direction and strong cast made for powerful and compulsive viewing.
Out of the Blue follows a team of detectives at Brazen Gate CID through grisly murder cases, clashes with an already-divided community and through the dramas of their personal lives.
The arrival of a new uncomprimising Detective Sergeant Jim Lewis following the death of DS Frankie Drinkall upsets the harmony of the squad and inparticular Detective Inspector Eric Temple who have an history from a previous nick.
Cast - Peter Wright (DC Ron Ludlow) - Neil Dudgeon (DC Marty Brazil) - John Duttine (DI Eric Temple) - David Morrissey (DS Jim 'Lew' Lewis) - Orla Brady (DS Rebecca Bennett) - Darrell D'Silva (DC Warren Allen) - Lennie James (DC Bruce Hannaford) - Andy Rashleigh (DC Tony Bromley) - Pauline Black (Dr Innocent Adesigbin) - Nicola Stephenson (Lucy Shaw)
EPISODE ONE (5th August 1996)
A young couple, Matt and Joanne, report that their child has been snatched from the bus station, but none of the witness statements tie up with their story. A photo-processing plant alerts the police to photographs of a bound and gagged woman, but the owner of the photos vehemently denies having anything to do with them. His traumatised daughter, Lucy, appears to be hiding something and turns to DC Warren Allen for comfort.
EPISODE TWO (12th August 1996)
The murder of taxi firm owner, Mr Sidikki, reveals a tangled web of lies surrounding a family feud. DS Jim Llewyn reveals his true nature as he pursues the killer. DC Bruce Hannaford comes under pressure when his father's schizophrenia starts to interfere with his police work. DC Marty Brazil prepares for his interview with the adoption agency but is thrown out by his wife. Lucy Shaw has moved in with DC Warren Allen.
EPISODE THREE (19th August 1996)
DC Ron Ludlow and Marty Brazil investigate a male rape. DC Warren Allen tries to solve the mystery of money that has fallen from the ceiling of a snooker hall. While prejudices come to the surface when the squad investigate a male rape.
EPISODE FOUR (26th August 1996)
When the Crown prosecution Service fails to prosecute a known drug pusher, Tommy Defty, Bruce Hannaford and Lew Lewis decide that he is needed to brought to justice immediatly. DC's Marty Brazil and Ron Ludlow decide to find a young boy Defty is using to supply his drugs.
EPISODE FIVE (2nd September1996)
After a series of attempted poisioning''s on a group of homeless youngsters an older man is blamed and kicked to death. Brazen Gate know who the suspect is but they can not prove it.
EPISODE SIX (9th September 1996)
When a 15-year-old girl is found dead in an old church foul play is soon suspected. However it turns out that her deteriation into prostitution happened when she became a victim of events beyond her control. Her mother implicates local boxer, Vinnie Harper which brings DS Lewis to the edge.
Production Credit - BBC Television broadcast on BBC Prime [D2MAC Encryption]
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