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The Tunnel 

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 / ... 21 episodes, 2013-2018
Angel Coulby ...  Laura Roebuck 21 episodes, 2013-2018
Thibault de Montalembert Thibault de Montalembert ...  Olivier Pujol / ... 18 episodes, 2013-2018
William Ash ...  Boleslaw 'BB' Borowski / ... 13 episodes, 2016-2018
Juliette Navis Juliette Navis ...  Louise Renard 12 episodes, 2016-2018
Karol Steele Karol Steele ...  French Police Personnel / ... 11 episodes, 2013-2018
Sigrid Bouaziz ...  Cécile Cabrillac 10 episodes, 2013
Jack Lowden ...  Adam Roebuck 10 episodes, 2013
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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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UK | France

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English | French

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16 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming took place between February and August 2013 with a budget of £15 million, and was shot on location in Kent, England and Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France. See more »

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Featured in Up Late with Rylan: Episode #1.5 (2016) See more »

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A poor copy
3 June 2017 | by hitweetSee all my reviews

If you have never watch the original, Bron/Broen then OK, The Tunnel can be rather gripping. But if you have then you'll know that this is a poor copy. Sofia Helin who played the lead female detective Saga Noren in The original was brilliant. Can't say the same for Clemence Poesy though, the latter was just too wooden. Stephen Dilliane is good in his English role but Kim Bodnia OWNED the role. Well, like they say, you cannot compare an apple to an orange. French detective shows and English detective shows have always been good on their own. They needn't have tried to copy and end up making a poor copy.


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