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The Long Call: Episode 2 (S1EP2 ITV Tues 26 Oct 2021)



Matthew and the team continue to hunt for clues about the victim; they uncover secrets from the past and theorise who might have motive to murder.

Connections are made between the victim and the Brethren community when it’s uncovered that the victim had started attending meetings. New suspects and questions arise; how did Lucy Craddle know the victim? What was the truth of housemate Gaby’s relationship with him?

The pressure of the case intensifies and finally, the team are afforded some vital break-throughs. Closer to home, Matthew and his mother look to build bridges after years of silence.

Airdate: Tues 26 Oct 2021 at 21:00 on ITV

Season 1 Episode 2

The Long Call follows Detective Inspector Matthew Venn, who has returned to live in a small community in North Devon with his husband. It’s a place Matthew walked away from 20 years ago, after being rejected by his family who are part of the area’s Barum Brethren community.

We meet Matthew outside the local church as his father’s funeral takes place. Now he’s back, in the place where it all began, not just to grieve for his father but to lead a shocking murder investigation.