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Unforgotten viewers are saying the same thing about season four 

The show sees police officers Cassie and Sunny investigate historical murders

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Emmy Griffiths
Emmy GriffithsTV & Film Editor
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Unforgotten returned to our screens on Monday night, and welcomed back Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskara as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan along with a whole new historical murder mystery. Needless to say, fans were thrilled!

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Taking to Twitter to discuss the first episode, viewers were full of praise for Nicola's incredible performance as Cassie, who suffered a breakdown in the season three finale and was forced back into her role as detective inspector to save her pension in the new episode. 

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One person wrote: "Lovely to have #Unforgotten back on TV. A detective series with real class and heart. Sad (though great drama/character development) to see Cassie go from bright-eyed in series one to weary and damaged now. Nicola Walker as great as ever. Loved the throwbacks to series two and three plots." 

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Nicola and Sanjeev are back as Cassie and Sunny

Another added: "A rarity on ITV, a top quality cop drama. #Unforgotten Nicola Walker terrific - affection between her and police partner Sanjeev Bhaskar underpins everything. Dramas at home as gripping as cold cases." A third person tweeted: "Unforgotten never disappoints-great cast and storyline. Nobody does angst better than Nicola Walker and the calm and ever likeable Sanjeev Bhaskar the perfect foil." 

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Nicola recently opened up about her working relationship with Sanjeev on the show. Chatting on This Morning on Monday, she explained: "When Sanjeev and I first met at the read-through I just knew it would work out really, really well. There's a real ease for us and it was as though we came with a history like we've known each other."

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Sanjeev added: "One of the things that I certainly love about it as a fan of the writing is the layers that [writer Chris Lang] puts into the scripts. This time it's about the relationships within the police. I'm still slightly shocked that I'm in it because I didn't expect when I turned up at the audition that I would get it."

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