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TV REVIEW: Criminal: France

The French version of Criminal is very focused on hierarchy. The interrogation team has been lead by Oliver Hagan (Laurent Lucas) for many years but the promotion to team leader has been taken by a young female outsider, Audrey Larson (Margot Bancilhon). The rest of the group neither trusts Audrey nor respects her authority and if that wasn’t enough to deal with they are all reeling from the events of the Bataclan. This leaves Audrey trying to manage her cases but also deal with the impact of traumatised detective, Laetetia (Anne Azoulay) steamrolling interrogations.

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TV REVIEW: Criminal: Germany

The Teutonic installment of Criminal is another completely different take on interrogation. Again it is set in the same office but with a darker, greyer atmosphere and with significantly less interpersonal shenanigans between the detectives. The German crimes involve a missing real estate developer whose body is discovered years after he vanished, a case of domestic violence and the search for the body of a missing girl.

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TV REVIEW: Criminal: Spain

The second instalment of Criminal I watched was set in Madrid and featured a Spanish interrogation team. This time the crimes involved an apparent “black widow” style murder, the drowning of an autistic girl and a terrorist act that might be connected to an infamous drug lord.

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TV REVIEW: Criminal: UK

My company has recently set up Slack as a communication tool for everyone in technology to share. Those who work in a Digital or Tech functional will probably be familiar with it. It’s a great tool for communicating about work related things but it also has the added side benefit of often sparking up non-work related channels. One such channel in our Slack workspace is a TV and film recommendation channel where I found out about Criminal.

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