Season five brings a new job and life events to “Unforgotten on MASTERPIECE” starting Sept. 3 at 9 pm

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Unforgotten, Season 5


Starts Sunday, September 3 at 9 pm

DCI Jessica “Jess” James joins DI Sunny Khan to investigate the discovery of human remains in a newly renovated antique home in West London. The ghost of much-loved former colleague Cassie Stuart looms large over the team and Jess knows there will be big shoes for her to fill. Sunny’s grief puts a strain on his relationship with fiancée Sal.

DCI Jess James (SINÉAD KEENAN) in blue blazer, hands in pockets
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Episode One
Sunday, September 3, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
DCI Jessica James’ first day in her new job is marred by an unforeseen and devastating event involving her family life. Her first case looks like a murder dating back to the 1930s, but could the body have been disposed of in more recent times? There are baffling questions that need answering and Jess will need to be at the top of her game.

Episode Two
Sunday, September 10, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
The team work to identify the body found in the chimney flue as forensics reveal the cause of death.

Episode Three
Sunday, September 17, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
The victim’s turbulent past comes to light. While Sunny takes a trip to Paris and Jess drops in on an unsuspecting potential suspect, the pair continue to butt heads.

Episode Four
Sunday, September 24, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
Sunny and Jess’ personal lives go from bad to worse while they struggle to keep focused. Meanwhile, the suspect list grows and a mother and son are put under the microscope.

male detective looking over shoulder on female detective on a laptop
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Episode Five
Sunday, October 1, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
Sunny and Jess attempt a reset as they follow the clues in the case.

Episode Six
Sunday, October 8, 2023; 9-10pm ET on PBS
Can Sunny, Jess and the team bring the clues in the case together and unravel the secrets to solve it?

Unforgotten, Season 5 is a Mainstreet Pictures production for ITV co-produced with MASTERPIECE in association with BBC Studios. The creator, writer and executive producer is Chris Lang. The executive producers are Laura Mackie, Sally Haynes and Guy de Glanville. The director and executive producer is Andy Wilson.