Detectives Jack Halford (James Bolam The Beiderbecke Affair) Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong Garrow's Law) and Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman The Sweeney) retired years ago. Then sexy superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman Sexy Beast) talked them into joining her Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad. Ever since they've been cracking cold cases proving that old-school sleuthing skills are still the best way to solve a crime. Britain's highest-rated TV drama sizzles with wit camaraderie and chemistry amongits stars. Season Eight takes them from a museum to a zoo and from a biker gang to witness protection in search of killers who thought they were in the clear. Along the way Gerry signs up for a French cooking class Sandra copes with a handsome ex and everyone frets about budget cuts. Guest stars include Peter Davison (Doctor Who The Last Detective) Keith Allen (Robin Hood) and Sheila Hancock (The Boy in the Striped Pajamas).