REVIEW Baptiste (S2 E6/6)

So it’s time to say goodbye to Julien Baptiste and in what at times has been a brutal series, we finally get to find out what happens to our favourite obsessive person finder. The big question was this: as he and Emma Chambers closed in on the plot – with her son Will at its…

REVIEW Baptiste (S2 E5/6)

Last week’s episode ended on another cliffhanger, with Emma Chambers’ missing son Will revealed to be not only alive but also in cahoots with the bad guys. Julien quickly called on Zsofia for help, and she recommended of a lock-up in the city centre in which Will could be held and Emma and Julien could…

REVIEW: Baptiste (S2 E4/6)

After taking a week off and camping in the wilds of Cornwall, I was eager to catch up with Baptiste, if only to find out what happened in the wake of surely one of the most brutal scenes ever committed to crime drama. Episode three’s climax saw a bloody, extended massacre scene in the Baross…

REVIEW Baptiste (S2 E3/6)

We’re at the half-way stage of this final series of Baptiste, and by the end of it my head was spinning after an incredibly savage massacre scene, big questions answered and a helluva twist. Before that, however, and you got the impression that it was a quieter episode with plenty of build-up. As it turned…

BBC confirms transmission date for Baptiste series two

Baptiste series two is on its way to BBC One, and it really is just around the corner. The channel has now confirmed its t ransmission date. Tchéky Karyo returns as the titular detective, and this time he’s in Hungary. Ambassador Emma Chambers (Fiona Shaw), is thrust into the crosshairs of Baptiste’s most complex case…

BBC releases first images from Baptiste series two

The BBC has released three first-look images from series two of Baptiste. The Missing spin-off, starring Tchéky Karyo, returns early in 2021. The titular detective will delve into Budapest’s corrupt underworld in an attempt to find a British Ambassador’s family, who goes missing on a skiing holiday in the Hungarian mountains. Ambassador Emma Chambers is…

BBC renews Baptiste for a second series

Tchéky Karyo will return as retired police investigator, Julien Baptiste, and will be joined by Fiona Shaw for a brand-new gripping case which will take viewers into Budapest’s secretive and corrupt underworld. Julien Baptiste is not the man we knew before. After enduring a horrific personal tragedy, Julien has pushed his wife Celia away and…

BBC One confirms transmission date for Baptiste

This is one of the big ones of the year. Baptiste – the spin-off from Harry and Jack Williams’ Missing – is a six-parter set to air on BBC One. Now we know when it’s going to be. Here’s the trailer. Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo) is trying his best to enjoy retired life with his…

BBC releases new trailer for Baptiste

“I’m Julien Baptiste.” With those foreboding words uttered by Tchéky Karyo, Harry and Jack Williams’ Missing spin-off, Baptiste, kicks into action. We’ve had one trailer from the BBC, and now we have a much more detailed one – and it looks a million dollars. Here it is: We’re expecting this very soon, so stand by for…

BBC releases first Baptiste trailer

One of the series we’re looking forward to most in the first part of 2019 is Harry and Jack Williams’ Missing spin-off, Baptiste. Tchéky Karyo will return as the titular French detective, and Jessica Raine and Tom Hollander also join the cast. The plot? When Julien and his wife are on a visit to Amsterdam,…

Filming begins on Baptiste, Jessica Raine joins cast

One thing we’re looking forward to is Missing spin-off, Baptiste, starring the fabulous Tchéky Karyo as the taciturn but very loveable, wise-old detective, Julien Baptiste. We now hear that the Williams’ brothers new series has started filming and that Jessica Raine has joined the cast. Furthermore, we’ve got some plotlines: When Julien and his wife are…

Tom Hollander joins Baptiste cast

Excitement levels hit the roof a few months back when it was announced that Harry and Jack Williams would be writing a Missing spin-off series, featuring Tchéky Karyo’s wily French detective, Julien Baptiste. The series, due to start filming this summer, is adding cast members and it has been announced that Tom Hollander has signed on…