The Friday Event is an episode of series 18 that first aired on 15 July 2002.


A simple suicide turns into a political nightmare for Burke when it emerges that the suicide - a sixth former at an elite school - was connected to drug dealing. The press soon gets hold of the scandal, and Burke clashes with the school's headteacher when a journalist is allowed on the premises. But the schoolboy was pushed to his death from the school roof by an unknown assialiant. But who is his killer?