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Vigil Episode 1: The 8 Burning Questions We Need Answers To

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If you didn’t already know that new BBC drama Vigil was made by the same people as Line Of Duty, you probably could have worked it out eight minutes into the first episode on Sunday night.

In the same way Jed Mercurio’s hit cop show has become famed for, a major Vigil character was unexpectedly killed off early on – and it was a face that Line Of Duty fans will have found very familiar, too.

Despite being a much-publicised casting, Martin Compston – better known as DS Steve Arnott – was killed off within the first 10 minutes, as his character Chief Petty Officer Craig Burke was found dead under suspicious circumstances aboard the HMS Vigil.

Enter Suranne Jones’ DCI Amy Silva, who was sent to investigate his death while staying aboard the submarine.

It quickly became apparent that there’s a lot to unpack following Burke’s death – not least his connections to a peace group campaigning against trident missiles – leaving us with many questions to be answered as the investigation began...

Why was Burke’s body not taken off the submarine?

Silva was told it was “too late” for Burke’s body to be taken off the boat as the hatch........

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