Questions Of Guilt

TV & Satellite Week|September 14, 2019

Questions Of Guilt
Lee Ingleby and David Tennant engage in psychological warfare in a tense police interrogation drama…
Rebecca Mahoney

Line of Duty’s intense interrogations have always been loved by fans, but imagine turning those type of scenes into an entire series.

Netflix’s new 12-part drama Criminal takes place exclusively in the confines of a police interview suite, where a team of detectives use shrewd psychological techniques designed to trip up suspects. The series comprises of three episodes from four different countries – the UK, France, Germany and Spain – each filmed in their own language. All 12 episodes are standalone stories.

UNDER PRESSURE In the first of the UK stories, former Doctor Who star David Tennant is in the hot seat, playing suspect Dr Edgar Fallon, who is being questioned over the murder of his 14-year-old stepdaughter, Nicky.

DI Tony Myerscough (Line of Duty series four star Lee Ingleby) leads the interrogation, while team leader Natalie Hobbs (Cheat’s Katherine Kelly) is next door in the observation room, watching through a huge one-way mirror.

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September 14, 2019