When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.
Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais where detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are called to investigate the death of a French politician. When a shocking discovery is made at ...
The plot follows detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wasserman working together to find a serial killer who left the upper-half body of a French politician and the lower-half of a British prostitute in the Channel Tunnel, at the midpoint between France and the UK. They later learn that the killerâ€”who comes to be nicknamed the "Truth Terrorist"â€”is on a moral crusade to highlight many social problems, terrorising both countries in the process
Numerous sexual encounters and references
A couple scenes of full frontal female nudity
Scenes of nudity from behind of both male and female
One character frequently uses prostitutes and we see various scenes of him with different women.
Elise has a male friend which she only uses for sex. There are 2 incidences of sex scenes between them.
There are many scenes of violence.
- a man being beaten to death with a candle stick
- numerous bombs being detonated - many gun scenes with various characters ring shot
- scenes of close contact violence - 2 characters catch fire due to a chemical
- an vast amount of murders
The gore is quite frequent, and realistic.
Splatters of blood are seen and pools of blood
A man uses a cyanide capsule to kill himself
We see a decapitated man
A young man is killed my morphine injection
A man shoots himself in the eye and we see the bloody remains
A body is disemboweled and we see the inside in a post mortem
Many profanities, both in English and French.
F**k is used many times throughout
Harsher words such as c**t are used rarely, possibly 3 or 4 times
Nothing worth noting
Due to the plot line, the show is very intense and upsetting
There are scenes of emotional pain in which people are almost (or actually) killed
A group of children are held hostage The public are made to vote on which child lives
A schizophrenic man goes on a killing spree with a Samariu sword
There are many frighting scenes
The last 2 episodes are very emotional
35/50 suitable for viewers over 15.