The Tunnel Season 2
Genre: Crime, Drama
Premiere Date: Apr 12, 2016
Following the events of the first series, Karl Roebuck joins the Public Protection Unit (PPU) to help special victims. Elise Wasserman is promoted to Commander and takes charge of her unit following the departure of her former boss Olivier Pujol (Montalembert). A gang kidnaps French couple Madeleine and Robert Fournier (Johan Heldenbergh) on a Channel Tunnel train. They leave behind their daughter Chloë, who falls under Karl's care. He is soon reunited with Elise, who is sent to investigate the kidnapping. Supposed victim Robert is revealed as the plot's leader. He murders his wife and leaves a body inside a burning van. Later the gang hacks into a plane's autopilot system, forcing it to crash into the English Channel, killing all on board. Robert is then paid off by human trafficker Vanessa Hamilton (Emilia Fox).
Directed by: Dominik Moll, Hettie Macdonald, Philip Martin
Producer(s): Ruth Kenley-Letts, Anne Mensah, Fabrice De La Patellière, Jane Featherstone, Karen Wilson
No. of episodes: 8
Production company(s): Kudos Film and Television, Shine France