Happy Valley recap: series three, episode two – never has a low-speed chase been more unbearably tense

Happy Valley recap: series three, episode two – never has a low-speed chase been more unbearably tense

RoboCop references, claims that West Yorkshire council is like the Trump administration and a nail-biting confrontation with Clare – the final season of this landmark drama is in full swing

Sarah Lancashire as Sgt Cawood, more Robocop than little old granny.
Sarah Lancashire as Sgt Cawood, more Robocop than little old granny. Photograph: Matt Squire/BBC/Lookout Point

Spoiler alert: this recap is published after Happy Valley airs on BBC One in the UK. Do not read on if you haven’t watched episode two.

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