REVIEW The Investigation (S1 E5&6/6)

In dubio pro reo. The presumption of innocence until proven guilty. This legal terminology is at the heart of The Investigation this week as the case reaches it’s solemn conclusion, and the team scramble to fit the evidence to the crime in pursuit of conviction. Despite the days spent on the case now stretching into…

REVIEW : The Investigation (S1 E3&4/6)

We left The Investigation last week in a state of complete reversal to most criminal cases – the suspect was in custody, but there was no evidence of a crime to convict him. Without physical proof to contradict his bizarre story, the chances of a murder conviction seemed unlikely. But then, a grim discovery in…

REVIEW : The Investigation (S1 E1&2/6)

The circumstances around the gruesome murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall back in 2017 were sadly strange enough to elicit press coverage around the world. Unfortunately, a large part of the media’s morbid interest in the case at the time lay more with her murderer rather than the victim herself. This kind of grim fascination…

NORDIC NOIR The Investigation transmission date confirmed by BBC Two

The Investigation has been confirmed by BBC Two and we also now know when it will start. The true-crime adaptation follows the complex investigation carried out by Jens Møller, the Head of Homicide for the Copenhagen Police, surrounding the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall in 2017. Søren Malling leads the cast as Jens Møller,…

The Investigation: new trailer released

If ITV’s Des is currently wetting your whistle, stand by for another high-profile true crime adaptation. Denmark’s The Investigation (Efterforskningen)  – which will be broadcast by the BBC later in the year – and looks set to be another emotional rollercoaster. Last week, Danish channel TV2 released the first (wordless) teaser, now it has released another,…

First trailer released for The Investigation

Danish series – The Investigation (Efterforskningen) – has released its first trailer. It will adapt the emotional true-crime of the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall by Danish entrepreneur Peter Madsen. Befitting such serious subject matter, it stars the cream of Scandinavian crime drama. Søren Malling leads the cast as Jens Møller, the Head of…

Swedish transmission date announced for The Investigation

One of the shows we’re looking forward to in the near future is The Investigation, which follows the complex investigation carried out by Jens Møller, the Head of Homicide for the Copenhagen Police, surrounding the murder of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Søren Malling leads the cast as Møller, alongside Pilou Asbæk as the prosecutor Jakob…

BBC acquires Kim Wall true crime series The Investigation

We wrote about this only two days ago (read that here), and now we have more news about true crime series, The Investigation. The BBC has acquired the rights for UK broadcast. The series follows the complex investigation carried out by Jens Møller, the Head of Homicide for the Copenhagen Police, surrounding the murder of…

Kim Wall murder investigation to be made into a TV series

The brutal and heartbreaking murder of Swedish journalist really affected us here at The Killing Times, and now news reaches us that the investigation into her disappearance and death is to be made into a TV series. Tobias Lindholm is to make it and for Swedish channels C More and TV4. “A murder case in…