In the third and final episode of the first Strike story The Cuckoo’s Calling, Robin gets key information from a salesgirl at the boutique Lula visited. Strike arrives just as Robin tries on a stunning green dress and awkwardly averts his eyes as he explains his CCTV breakthrough – that a man left Lula’s wearing a Guy Somé hoodie.
At Kentigern Gardens Robin finds a SOAS library card and decides to follow up. She’s loving her job which her fiancé thinks she should give up.
Strike asks Bristow about Lula’s attempts to trace her biological roots and the impact on her adoptive family. John points out that he, Tony and Yvette all have an alibi.
Robin’s SOAS research leads to Lula’s biological brother, Jonah. He was due to meet Lula on the day she died, and confirms that Lula had made a will leaving him everything.
Strike unravels Tony’s alibi and finds Lula’s will before explaining the truth about Lula’s death.
Pictured are Robin Ellacott (played by Holliday Grainger) and Cormoran Strike (played by Tom Burke)
Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling Episode 3 (of 3) airs on Sunday 3 September 2017 from 9.00pm-10.00pm on BBC ONE.