Life of Crime (ITV, 9pm) 10/05/13

Television
Television

What’s It All About? Hayley Atwell stars as risk-taking policewoman Denise Woods who, in this first episode, we meet in her early twenties in 1985.

She’s beginning her career as an idealistic WPC, working alongside Detective Sergeant Ray Deans (Richard Coyle). She winds up in hospital following a blow to the head while trying to apprehend a suspect. It’s while laid up that she bonds with fellow patient, 15-year-old Amy. However, their chat is cut short when Denise is whisked off for a scan, and is then upset to find Amy gone on her return. She’s soon to be reunited with her young friend, although not under pleasant circumstances, as when Ray drives her home the next morning, they find a young girl’s body in an alley - Amy.solves to bring the killer to justice.