Next of Kin season 1
Next of Kin is a modern family thriller. The plot of this drama revolves around the charming and intelligent psychologist Mona Shirani (Archie Panjabi), who has a wonderful life surrounded by happy kins. She lives in London with her husband – a politician-lobbyist Guy Harcourt (Jack Davenport). Careers are arranged, life is adjusted. Everything changes for Mona, when her beloved brother is brutally murdered while working in a charitable medical organization abroad. This death sheds unwanted light to the long-buried kin secrets. All members of the family, being under suspicion, are involved in a cycle of lies, conspiracies and betrayal. And now Mona has to decide how far she’s ready to go to protect herself, her career and family in the new episodes of season 1 Next of Kin.
Successful GP Mona Mirza receives word that her brother has been kidnapped in Pakistan while en route back to the UK. The family's shock is not made any easier as it emerges her brother's teenage son Danny has aroused the interest of the police counter-terrorism unit following his disappearance from university, so Mona attempts to find Danny before the police do.
Having secretly got in touch with Danny in Lahore, Mona is approached by police counterterrorism chief Vivien Barnes to travel to Pakistan and identify Kareem's body. Despite her husband Guy's resistance, Mona immediately flies out and tries to make contact with her nephew, but when she absconds from a Lahore mortuary to attend a rendezvous with Danny, the GP's search leads her to a remote part of the city and grave danger. Thriller, starring Archie Panjabi, Jack Davenport, Claire Skinner and Viveik Kalra.
Mona returns to the UK and is determined to investigate Danny's suspected links to radical Islam despite her injuries, but her efforts to get Danny to safety on the day of Kareem's funeral have unexpectedly dire consequences for the family.
Mona is released from custody and agrees to become a tasked witness and help the police bring Danny in as an informant, but the fallout from her actions at home is disastrous, and her marriage is under more strain than ever.