The BBC aimed to uncover “the whole story” about three deaths in Fife, but its documentary neglected to mention what is surely a key context: austerity.
Someone finally puts some cuffs on Spector, and after Stella is over-ruled on dropping charges against poor Sally-Anne it seems she might resort to desperate measures.
Spector’s awake, but it seems his injuries have taken their toll, and Stella faces a grilling about the decisions that led to the fatal finale of the last series.
After the disappointment of series two, there are promising signs that this thriller might be returning to its thoughtful best.
A plan to starve the women into working harder makes the Anton controversy look like a storm in a teacup, while vet Rob loses the plot and Anton comes into his own.
The omission of key details and a lack of archive footage makes this a disjointed and unsatisfying account of a baffling crime.