DVD & Blu-ray review: Mayday (15)

Various directors, DVD/Blu-ray (300mins)

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The Independent Culture

Midsomer Murders meets David Lynch in the BBC's ripe, horribly compelling five-part thriller. A 15-year-old May Queen goes missing in a provincial town and three disagreeable middle-aged men – Peter Firth's grubby property developer, Aiden Gillen's sneering layabout and Peter McDonald's creepy cop – are the main suspects.

However, the acting honours go to Max Fowler's outsider teen Linus, Lesley Manville's unsatisfied wife and Sophie Okonedo's razor-sharp former cop.