The firefighters of Blackwall Station's Blue Watch are back on duty in this eleventh series of the ever-popular, award-winning drama from LWT. The dramatic and sometimes tragic situations faced by the team are counterpointed by the more personal stories of the firefighters, and it is this combination of famously realistic action scenes and personal issues that made 'London's Burning' a huge ratings success for ITV, its quirky and very human characters finding qreat affection among viewers.
Episode One Tensions run high for Blue Watch's latest recruits Joe (Jim Alexander) and Dan (Brad Gorton) when a huge blaze soon puts them to the test.
Episode Two Joe reports what has happened to Jack (Clive Wood) and Recall (Ben Onwukwe) and a rescue effort is launched.
Episode Three A Brigade Officer who intervenes in a row between Dan and Joe turns out to be new temporary Station Officer Chris Hammond (Jonathan Guy Lewis).
Episode Four Chris's relaxed approach is a welcome change, but Lisa's (Melanie Barker)'s presence at home tests his patience and he vents his frustration on Blue Watch - and Pearce (Michael Garner) in particular.
Episode Five Jack calls on Linda (Sian Radinger); his son Stephen (Daniel Maiden-Wood) is delighted, to Linda's annoyance, while Ian berates him for visiting without warning.
Episode Six Having slept with Linda, Jack suggests that they run away to Ireland together.
Episode Seven Linda is sure that Ian (Christopher Saul) knows of the plan. At work, Jack's behaviour arouses suspicion. Maggie (Shirley Greenwood) sets up a blind date for Recall (Ben Onwukwe).
Episode Eight Tensions increase between Nick (Andrew Kazamia) and Chris, and Nick decides to seek a transfer. But a fire at a cinema results in tragedy.
Episode Nine Chris tries to raise the morale of Blue Watch, but Marianne (Minna Aaltonen) blames him for Nick's death and his sense of guilt remains.
Episode Ten Sicknote (Richard Walsh) rescues a young girl who has suffered smoke inhalation in a fire at a school. Chris is astonished when he demands to be allowed to stay with her in the ambulance.
Episode Eleven Blue Watch attend a fire in a boiler room in which a homeless girl is trapped.
Episode Twelve Dan has doubts about being a firefighter. Sally (Heather Peace) agrees to a date with Joe.
Episode Thirteen Jack's black mood is affecting his work, despite Recall and Chris's best attempts.
Episode Fourteen Sicknote tries to find Jean, while Chris searches for Lisa. Blue Watch are called to a fire in a children's home.
Episode Fifteen Chris jumps to conclusions about Lisa's relationship with Recall and Sally learns how far Yvonne is willing to go to remain friends.
Episode Sixteen Sally fears the worst for Yvonne when a body washes up on the banks of the Thames.