Inspired by Scandinavian drama The Bridge, The Tunnel is set against the backdrop of Europe in crisis. When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. However, the case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.
Last Episode02x08 Season 2, Episode 8 Aired: May. 31, 2016
A lethal attack is launched and Elise and Karl's lives are thrown into jeopardy as the second series of the gripping crime drama ends in a …
Series Fun Facts
- Liz Smith's last acting roll before she retired.
- When filming on board trains and in the tunnel, the extras are all actual Eurotunnel staff members. Those who took part were invited to a VIP premiere at a local cinema before the series aired.
- Although none of the characters in The Tunnel share their names with equivalent characters in The Bridge, many names are similar. Martin Rohde becomes Karl Roebuck, his son August becomes…
[show]Although none of the characters in The Tunnel share their names with equivalent characters in The Bridge, many names are similar. Martin Rohde becomes Karl Roebuck, his son August becomes Adam. Daniel Ferbe becomes Danny Hillier, Stefan Lindberg becomes Stephen Beaumont (Mont and Berg are French and Swedish words for mountain) and Charlotte Söringer becomes Charlotte Joubert.