Diligent bank clerk Rowan has raised her teenage son Finn on a lawless estate whilst paying off her own absent father’s debts. Rowan’s life spirals out of control when Finn is coerced into a botched drug deal by a local gang. With Finn’s life on the line and a violent gang leader encroaching on her life, Rowan is faced with recouping the money that Finn lost. Desperate to save her son and having exhausted all other options, Rowan commits to a dangerous heist at the bank she works in.
Desperate Measures stars Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Mr Selfridge) and Warren Brown (The Responder, Trigger Point, Strike Back).