Eyes everywhere, but can they be trusted? ‘The Capture’ is on ...

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Eyes everywhere, but can they be trusted? ‘The Capture’ is on the case

Seeing is deceiving and fiction is uncomfortably close to reality in this riveting six-part BBC crime thriller

Kevin Kriedemann

Callum Turner was nominated for a 2020 Bafta as former special forces lance corporal Shaun Emery, who’s accused of assaulting and kidnapping human rights barrister Hannah Roberts – with damning CCTV footage to prove the crime. But as detective inspector Rachel Carey of homicide and serious crime command digs deeper, she begins to uncover a conspiracy that calls everything about the case into question.  

BBC crime thriller The Capture also stars Holliday Grainger as DI Carey, along with Ron Perlman, Laura Haddock and Ben Miles. Also look out for Famke Janssen in the series finale.

Written and directed by Bafta winner Ben Chanan, The Capture has a 92% critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with The Times dubbing it the “thinking man’s Bodyguard”, and The Guardian calling it “perfect TV ... nuanced and complex ... one of the most cleverly plotted dramas of recent years”, billing the final episode as “a refreshingly grownup hour of television”. ..

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