Apple TV+ has acquired a new crime thriller series “Criminal Record”. The upcoming eight-episode series follows the investigation of an older murder case by two detectives in London played by Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo.
Currently, in production in London, the new “Criminal Record” series is created by Paul Rutman and directed by Jim Loach. It is exectuive produced by Rutman, Elaine Collins, Capaldi, and Laurence Olivier.
A crime thriller series addressing deeper issues of race and justice “Criminal Record” is coming to Apple TV+
The upcoming series “Criminal Record” is the story of two London detectives, Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty (played by Capaldi) and Sergeant June Lenker (played by Jumbo) lock horns over an old murder case and form an unlikely partnership in pursuit of justice for the victim.
The new one-hour thriller series also uncovers the issues of racism and institutional failure.
“Criminal Record” is a powerful, character-driven thriller set in the heart of contemporary London. An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case – one a young woman in the early stages of her career, the other a well-connected man determined to protect his legacy.
The series touches on issues of race, institutional failure, and the quest to find common ground in a polarised Britain. Capaldi (“Doctor Who,” “The Thick of It”) stars as Detective Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty, and Jumbo (“The Good Wife,” “The Good Fight,” “The Beast Must Die”) stars as Detective Sergeant June Lenker.
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