The team are running out of options and their strategy is threatened when one of their own is placed in peril.
Caroline McCoy’s political reign brings chaos to the streets of Manchester, and catapults hardline DCI Terry Taylor into Friday Street cop shop, to bring the police in line with her agenda
Killer Beckett’s next target is Manchester’s children and Viv and the team must track down the poisoned batch of halal meat that Beckett has unleashed on the city before it’s too late. In the hunt to get closer to Beckett, Dinah attempts to win the trust of the undercover cop in the midst of the far-right group Beckett used to be involved in – and uncovers explosive secrets.
DI Viv Deering and the Friday Street team face off against their most formidable antagonist yet: the far-right. The series opens amidst a contentious mayoral election fought between incumbent liberal Kashif Hassan and political underdog and local-girl-done-good Caroline McCoy. DI Viv Deering and the Friday Street team are drawn into their rivalry when a mayoral hustings between the pair becomes a flashpoint for deadly violence as assassin Beckett enters the political fray. In the aftermath of the fatal shooting, Friday Street must infiltrate the murky world of the far-right and their wealthy and powerful benefactors, to catch the killer. The Friday Street team search for the killer amid the usual chaos, with outrageous stories that confound our heroes including teen drug scandals, warring bridesmaids and halal meat poisoning.