How many episodes are in Black Work? Here's what you need to know

BLACK WORK is a tense ITV detective drama series which will be repeated this week. But how many episodes are in Black Work?

PUBLISHED: 14:36, Tue, Sep 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:06, Tue, Sep 1, 2020

Black Work first aired back in 2015 on ITV, garnering favourable reviews from the critics. Those who may have missed out on the series the first time around will have another chance to catch it this week. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about the show.

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How many episodes are in Black Work?

Taut crime drama Black Work is going to be airing on ITV this evening (Tuesday, September 1) at 9pm.

The three-part series will be broadcast on consecutive nights this week in the same time slot.

Episodes will also be available on the ITV Hub on catch up if you miss the initial transmission.

Black Work is the latest show to be repeated as major broadcasters struggle to fill their schedules amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Black Work first aired on ITV in 2015Black Work first aired on ITV in 2015 (Image: ITV)

Black Work sees Sheridan Smith's Jo Gillespie learn some damning home truthsBlack Work sees Sheridan Smith's Jo Gillespie learn some damning home truths (Image: ITV)

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The lack of new content being produced has led the main channels repeating some classic shows for viewers to enjoy or new audiences to discover for the first time.

Black Work follows policewoman P.C. Jo Gillespie (played by Sheridan Smith) whose life is thrown into chaos after her husband D.S. Ryan Gillespie (Kenny Doughty) is killed.

Ryan was working as an undercover officer, but his death soon leads Jo to ask lots of questions.

Amid all of this, Jo was considering leaving her husband after D.C Jack Clark (Matthew McNulty) suggested she should be with him.

Black Work stars Sheridan Smith as police officer Jo GillespieBlack Work stars Sheridan Smith as police officer Jo Gillespie (Image: ITV)

Jo will be racked with guilt as she tries to get to the bottom of her husband’s death after discovering he was secretly doing undercover work – known as “black work” - for three years without telling her.

As Jo gets closer to the truth and learns about Ryan’s other life, she will be left shocked as secrets come spilling out.

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