Stephen and Celeste try to rebuild their shattered lives. But Daniel's world turns to terror when Viktor has to flee from Kiev, and Daniel uses his birthday party at Muriel's to reveal his dangerous plan to family and friends. Rosie loses her job, while Edith's former life as an activist calls her back into action on a secret mission. But the Lyons children are united when they discover that their long-absent father, Vincent, has died. They attend the funeral and face many home truths, on the day of the General Election that sees Viv Rook rising to power. Back at home, Celeste is left alone to cope, as Bethany's obsessions lead her into terrible danger.
Did You Know?
Episode 1 contained a reference to the Soviet army (even though the Soviet Union disbanded in 1991). This episode explains that Russia has returned to Communist rule, which would explain the use of the word 'Soviet'. See more
[On the election day of 2026, after results have been known and it was clear that there wasn't any way to govern without Vivienne Rook
I will not, I will not form a pact with the Tories. I will not form a pact with Labour. Instead, for every vote in the House of Commons, they can come to me. Can come to me and I will decide.