A prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the U.K. and France, and two agents have to work together on behalf of their respective countries to find the murderer.
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Series cast summary:
Stephen Dillane ...  Karl Roebuck 24 episodes, 2013-2018
Clémence Poésy ...  Elise Wassermann 24 episodes, 2013-2018
Cédric Vieira Cédric Vieira ...  Philippe Viot / ... 23 episodes, 2013-2018
Angel Coulby ...  Laura Roebuck 21 episodes, 2013-2018
Thibault de Montalembert Thibault de Montalembert ...  Olivier Pujol 20 episodes, 2013-2018
William Ash ...  Boleslaw 'BB' Borowski / ... 14 episodes, 2016-2018
Juliette Navis Juliette Navis ...  Louise Renard 14 episodes, 2016-2018
Karol Steele Karol Steele ...  French Police Personnel / ... 3 episodes, 2013-2018
Sigrid Bouaziz ...  Cécile Cabrillac 10 episodes, 2013
Jack Lowden ...  Adam Roebuck 10 episodes, 2013


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 crime scene, the pair is forced into an uneasy partnership as they seek out a politically-motivated serial killer who draws them into his own personal agenda. Written by Canal Plus

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Seasons 2 and 3 of The Tunnel both have a subtitle: "Sabotage" for season 2 and "Vengeance" for season 3. The choice of words (apart from matching the plot) is very convenient for a joint anglo-french production, since both words have the same spelling and meaning in english and french. See more »


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Written by Dominik Moll and Adrian Johnston
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Same but maybe better
13 April 2016 | by kent-grinnekullen102See all my reviews

I really like this, there is a special mystique when it comes to the feel of the series, almost like season one of True Detective, but not quite as good.

The two main actors are great and they feed of each other with their own set of problems. The story is slow and deliberate and the characters/actors enhance the feeling of the series and you really feel for them.

The story in itself is well written and told but the real attraction are the main characters, in a way they are the story. I really like the slow pace and deliberate suggestive story telling. The casting couldn't ask for anything more.

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