Shannon has been found, but that’s not the end of the story, as this concluding episode deals with the aftermath of the hunt for the missing schoolgirl.
There’s a jubilant mood on the estate, but Karen Matthews’ friend Natalie is growing ever more suspicious – and before long even staunch supporter Julie (Sheridan Smith) has got questions.
Why is a supposedly distraught mother not overjoyed to hear her child is safe? And why isn’t Shannon allowed to come home?
As Karen Matthews tells more and more lies to try to defend herself, friendships crumble and a sense of betrayal ripples through the community.
Stellar performances, particularly from the ever brilliant Sheridan Smith, will make you think differently about this infamous case…