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Deadline is the 3rd episode of Season 3 of the series and the 33rd produced episode.


When a magazine journalist's life is threatened, Diana goes undercover as her assistant to protect her while Peter and Neal investigate the subject of the journalist's story.


Diana Barrigan takes center stage when she goes undercover as the assistant to a driven journalist Helen Anderson (guest star Jayne Atkinson). While Diana tries to keep Helen safe, Peter and Neal conduct their own covert investigation into the pharmaceutical company Helen is targeting in her next story. Meanwhile, we finally get to meet Diana's lady love, Christie Brown (Moran Atias). Sparks fly when Diana and Christie double-date with Neal and Sara. Meanwhile, Neal and Mozzie plot to try and get a copy of the treasure manifest page, while Peter struggles to keep it a secret.

Act One[]


For credits, see Season 3#Credits.

Guest Starring[]


  • Charlie Hewson as Blake
  • Pun Bandhu as Casey Mendell
  • Ashley Fox Linton as Amy Sawyer
  • Lipica Shah as Melinda
  • Craig Walker as Paramedic

Filming Locations[]


  • Marsha Thomason's own background of being from Manchester was the reason Diana was asked to acquire the Mancunian accent.