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
- 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.
- Elise's car is a Porsche 944S.
- This series is the final television appearance of Liz Smith who appears in Series 1, Episodes 2 and 3 at the age of 91 despite having previously suffered a stroke. She died three years later, aged 95.