‘Blackout’: Episode 2 teasers

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In the second episode of BBC One’s compelling new thriller, Daniel Demoys (Christopher Eccleston) is appointed mayor and begins his quest for redemption. But can he keep his deadly secret from wife Alex (Dervla Kirwan)?

Ruth (Rebecca Callard) starts to piece together the truth about her father’s murder, while Detective Bevan (Andrew Scott) starts to suspect the behaviour of his estranged wife Sylvie (MyAnna Buring) – and both of these separate investigations lead straight to the new mayor.

Episode 2 airs at 9pm on Monday 9th July on BBC One. To whet your appetite, here are ten teasing lines of dialogue from the episode…

» ‘Who said politics wasn’t sexy anymore?’

» ‘Let’s shake the tree and see what falls out.’

» ‘Daniel seems to think we’re the People’s Republic.’

» ‘Whoever they are, they know I killed Henry Pulis.’

» ‘When everything is so good, it has to be bad.’

» ‘This conversation is my insurance.’

» ‘We can’t even have dinner without hearing a Disney speech.’

» ‘There’s blood all over you.’

» ‘Booze is your solution, not your problem.’

» ‘My wife knows what a vile piece of scum I am. I can’t bear it.’

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