Tony Grisoni's powerful four-part drama starring Rory Kinnear tells the story of a fictional English town devastated by a spate of shootings that take place over a single day.
A year later the people affected are still traumatised by the event. David Whitehead returns to Southcliffe to investigate the possibility that Stephen might have not have died. He becomes concerned at the mental state of Chris Cooper and stops him trying to kill himself.
David Whitehead finds many of the townspeople reluctant to talk. In a fit of rage, he rants that the town asked for it and deserved the tragedy that befell the town. The family of the victims tries to come to term with their loss. Paul Gould, ridden with guilt and grief at the loss of his family, jumps off a foot bridge.
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