Warning: The following article contains spoilers for the premiere of Bancroft.
Monday's series premiere slowly unravelled the troubled past of Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft (Parish), who was desperately trying to keep her own dark tendencies a secret while investigating the Kamara street gang.
When DS Katherine Stevens' (Marsay) own probe into the 1990 unsolved disappearance of a local woman named Laura Fraser put her in Bancroft's crosshairs, an inevitable conflict started building.
It was clear from the off that Bancroft wanted Stevens nowhere near the Fraser case, which she originally investigated more than 25 years earlier. Maybe that's because Bancroft was much more involved in the disappearance than anybody knows?
Those tuning in were mostly gripped by all of the twists and turns of the Fraser case:
#Bancroft Talk about edge of the seat. Gripping throughout. My cuppa had to wait until the very end has I was glued to my seat. X :) ]]>😀🐱🐱👀💘👏🏼💪🏻👌🏼🙈