The Coroner: The Salcombe Selkie (BBC-1 Tues 24 Nov 2015 with Richard Huw)


AIRDATE: Tuesday 24 November 2015 at 2.15pm on BBC One

Season 1 Episode 7 (of 10)

Cast: Claire Goose, Richard Huw, Matt Bardock, Christopher Villiers,

On a misty morning at the beach, a teenage girl emerges from the sea. Peter (Richard Huw) and Molly (Tessa Churchard) return home from visiting the grave of their daughter Leah (Holly Bodimeade) and are stunned to find her standing alive and well in their driveway.

At the cemetery, Jane (Claire Goose) and Clint (Oliver Gomm) discuss Leah’s remarkable return – though they now have unanswered questions about the identity of the person buried in her grave. Jane talks to pathologist George (Gyuri Sarossy), who blames the mistaken identification on the stress of his wife’s IVF treatment at the time.

Later Jane learns from Davey (Matt Bardock) that Leah is suffering from a form of amnesia and from the marks on her wrists he thinks someone held her against her will. At her welcome home party Leah has a heated row with her godfather Tim (Christopher Villiers), then tells Jane and Davey that she recognises a painting on the wall – similar to one she saw when she was held captive. Suddenly, they have a lead…