State of Play

The serial begins with the murder of a young man, in what appears to be a drug-related killing, and the apparently coincidental death of Sonia Baker, the young researcher for MP Stephen Collins (Morrissey). As the deaths are investigated by journalist Cal McCaffrey of The Herald (Simm) and his colleagues (including Kelly Macdonald as Della Smith and Bill Nighy as editor Cameron Foster) it appears that not only were the deaths connected, but that a conspiracy links them with oil industry-backed corruption of high-ranking British government ministers.

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Episode 1x06; Jun 22, 2003

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Episode 6Jun 22, 2003
1x05: Episode 5Jun 15, 2003
1x04: Episode 4Jun 8, 2003
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