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The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die is a gripping contemporary revenge thriller set on the Isle of Wight. Following the hit and run of a six-year-old boy, his mother is intent on avenging his death and the only thing keeping her going is the desire to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. The troubled yet brilliant Detective Strangeways has to unpick this web of tragedy and steer a course to justice.

Show Info

Web channel: BritBox (2021 - now)
Schedule: Thursdays (~ 59 min)
Status: Running; returning 2021
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Thriller
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes
Created by: Gaby Chiappe

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6.1 (16 votes)

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Previous Episode

Episode 5

Episode 1x05; Jun 17, 2021

DI Strangeways, blindsided by a surprising discovery, scrambles to find answers. 

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Episode 5Jun 17, 2021
1x04: Episode 4Jun 10, 2021
1x03: Episode 3Jun 3, 2021
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