S1 E1 ∙

The death of a young political researcher devastates her high-profile boss, and the press begin to question the nature of their relationship.


Contains Strong Language, Mature Themes and Violence

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All episodes for series 1 of State Of Play

S1 E1

A high-flying Labour MP is plunged into domestic scandal by the death of his lover.

S1 E2

Cal's professionalism is tested when he discovers that Stephen has been lying to him.

S1 E3

Cal is released from jail, and colludes with DCI Bell in a plan to smoke out the hit man.

S1 E4

A furious Stephen tells the press about Cal and Anne's affair, but soon regrets it.

S1 E5

Cal obtains a confession from Dominic Foy, which sends Stephen over the edge.

S1 E6

Stephen is now obsessed with finding out who knew Sonia to be a plant.