Acorn TV Announces Release Date For The New British Crime Drama London Kills
Acorn TV, the streaming service focused on British movies and shows, has announced the release date for its first straight-to-series commission, the new British crime drama London Kills.
London Kills, Series 1 makes its world premiere in the U.S. and Canada on Monday, February 25, 2019. From three-time BAFTA Award nominee Paul Marquess, the creator of Suspects, the five-part series, shot like a cutting-edge documentary, focuses on a different murder each episode, following a team of detectives in London.
The specialist detective group is headed by hugely experienced Detective Inspector David Bradford (Hugo Speer). He has just come back to work after compassionate leave: his wife has been missing for three months. David’s team comprises of ambitious Detective Sergeant Vivienne Cole (Sharon Small) who plays by her own rules, seasoned crime-solver Detective Constable Rob Brady (Bailey Patrick) and inexperienced Trainee Detective Constable Billie Fitzgerald (Tori Allen-Martin).
As the detectives solve each murder case – the staged suicide of an MP’s son, the mysterious death of a man on his stag night, a killing on a house-boat, a woman’s body washed up by the Thames, and the stabbing of one of his own team – the one case David can’t solve is the one most personal to him. Where is his wife? David’s emotional turmoil increases when, at the end of episode one, his wife’s bag is found at a murder victim’s home – how on earth did it get there? And does this mean that she’s alive or dead?