The Shadow Line is a drama series starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Christopher Eccleston, Stephen Rea, Rafe Spall, Kierston Wareing and Lesley Sharp in a conspiracy thriller which delves into the heart of human morality. The series is based on the book of Hugo Blick. A couple of years ago Harvey Wratten and his nephew Jay Wratten were imprisoned. After serving only two years of their sentances they were given a Royal pardon but just a few hours into their freedom Harvey is murdered.
DI Gabriel learns from his consultant that his memory is starting to return. Gabriel meets up with Glickman, who tells him to follow the money and "Counterpoint". Gatehouse ends up making a deal with Ratallack and informs him that he's now part of the game. Bede meets with Babur and opens the drugs line and the deal is on. Commissioner Penney is asked questions by Gabriel about "Counterpoint". Penney ends up warning him that the last person who came to him asking similar questions ended up dead. Gabriel goes to see Alison and young son and begs her to go into hiding. Gatehouse ends up showing up with Glickman just behind him.