A brand new thriller is coming to BritBox with the debut of Karen Pirie, a three-part drama based mostly on Val McDermid’s best-selling novels.
Set to reach quickly on the unique streaming platform, Karen Pirie is tailored for tv by Emer Kenny and options Outlander‘s Lauren Lyle within the titular starring position of DS Karen Pirie. In an unique first take a look at the present, above, she’s taking over a chilly case that can lead in sudden instructions.
Described as a younger Scottish detective with a fast mouth, and a tenacious want to uncover the reality, Karen Pirie is the right individual to pursue such instances. The case in query being explored on this sequence is a homicide that passed off in St. Andrews 25 years in the past.
The sufferer, Rosie Duff, has since grow to be the topic of a real crime podcast that calls into query the police’s lack of deal with fixing the case. Rosie’s physique was found deserted on the Cathedral grounds, and since then, nobody has confronted justice for the crime.
As teased within the trailer, above, Karen’s working arduous as she heads up the case, revisiting outdated suspects and clues, she’ll unearth recent proof and a possible thriller suspect. And when suspects begin coming beneath assault, the chilly case out of the blue finds itself changing into a dwell investigation.
There’s additionally a big emphasis on Karen’s position in a male-dominated subject, “We play with this concept of she’s so cool and bizarre,” Lyle informed TV Insider about her character in August. “She’s fairly a little bit of an oddball. She’s attempting to slot in quite a bit with the lads. However by doing that, she really finally ends up isolating herself fully.”
Get a take a look at her journey with the sneak peek, above, and don’t miss Karen Pirie when the sequence arrives on BritBox quickly.
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