Apple TV+ today announced an eight-episode series order for “Criminal Record,” a new hour-long thriller starring award-winning Peter Capaldi. Academy Awardand Cush Jumbo, nominated for Critics Choice Awards, as detectives vying for a landmark murder conviction. Directed by Paul Rutman, nominated for BAFTA Awardsthe series is currently in production in London and is produced for Apple TV+ by Tod Productions and STV Studios.
An English thriller coming to Apple TV+
“Criminal Record” is a powerful, character-driven thriller from Apple, set in the heart of contemporary London.
An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case – one is a young woman at the start of her career, the other a well-placed man determined to protect his legacy.
The series tackles issues of race, institutional failure and the search for common ground in a polarized Britain.
Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo. © Apple
Capaldi (“Doctor Who”, “The Thick of It”) portrays Chief Inspector Daniel Hegarty, and Jumbo (“The Good Wife”, “The Good Fight”, “The Beast Must Die”) Detective Sergeant June Lenker .
Rutman (creator of “Vera” based on the novels by Anne Cleeves and “Indian Summers”), Elaine Collins (“Shetland”, “Vera”), Capaldi and Jumbo are the executive producers. Jim Loach (“Save Me Too”, “Oranges and Sunshine”) is directing the series. We
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