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Baptiste

6 x 60 mins

Two Brothers Pictures for BBC One, UK produced in association with all3media international. Co-produced with Czar Film and TV with the support of BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance, Screen Flanders and the tax shelter of the Belgian Federal Government

Once a detective, always a detective.

From Harry & Jack Williams comes Baptiste; a thrilling new drama starring Tchéky Karyo as the insightful but stubborn investigator Julien Baptiste.

When Julien and his wife move to Amsterdam, the Chief of Police (an old girlfriend) seeks out his questioning and persistent approach to crime solving. Baptiste is rapidly embroiled in a case that peels back the layers of atrocity in the trade of sex, drugs and people themselves. For Julien Baptiste the beautiful streets, canals and houses of Amsterdam hide dark secrets.

Reviews

"Hollander magnetises any scene he is in"
The Times

"Tom Hollander and Tchéky Karyo are gripping in this intense crime thriller"
Metro

"The dialogue has the flavour of a graphic novel that happens to be peopled by fine actors"
Daily Telegraph

Credit Line

Two Brothers Pictures for BBC One, UK produced in association with all3media international. Co-produced with Czar Film and TV with the support of BNP Paribas Fortis Film Finance, Screen Flanders and the tax shelter of the Belgian Federal Government

Cast

Julien Baptiste: Tchéky Karyo (The Missing S1&2)
Edward: Tom Hollander (The Night Manager, Taboo, American Dad)
Genevieve: Jessica Raine (Call the Midwife, Fortitude, Informer)

Writers

Jack Williams, Harry Williams (Liar)

Producer(s)

John Griffin

Director(s)

Jan Matthys, Borkur Sigthorsson

Additional Credits

Executive Producers: Christopher Aird, Harry Williams, Jack Williams 

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