There is another chance to see three part crime drama In Plain Sight when ITV strip it across three consecutive evenings from next Monday 7 June 2021 at 9.00pm. The period piece stars Martin Compston (using his Scottish accent for a change) and Douglas Henshall. Its based on a notorious real life true crime from the 1960’s.
When the serial begins Peter Manuel, recently released from a nine-year prison term for a series of sexual assaults, is determined to make Detective William Muncie – the man responsible for his incarceration – pay the price. After a further sexual attack on a young woman named Mary McLauchlan, Manuel elects to defend himself in court and manages to secure a not-proven verdict. Muncie promises a distraught Mary that he will not rest until Manuel is behind bars.
Airs Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.00pm from 7 June 2021 on ITV.