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The Man Who Wasn't Dead

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Matthew Holness stars as Knut Angstrom, a brooding, alcoholic, maverick Swedish detective from Oslo, in an adaptation of the Scandinavian detective trilogy by Martin English.

Matthew Holness stars as Knut Ångström, a brooding, alcoholic, maverick Swedish detective from the tough streets of Oslo, in a Scandinavian detective yarn adapted from the bestselling Ångström trilogy by Martin English (writing as Bjorgen Swedenssonsson).

Following the death of his wife, Ångström is posted to the Njalsland peninsula where he becomes embroiled in a labyrinthine murder (or possibly not-murder) case which bears an eerie similarity to the Askeladden killings - a case from his distant past.

In episode 1, a body goes missing from a crime scene. But was it ever even there in the first place?

A new comedy series by writers of the Ladybird Books for Grown Ups, Charlie Brooker's ...Wipe, That Mitchell and Webb Look and A Touch of Cloth.

Written by Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley
Cast: Matthew Holness, Nadia Kamil, Simon Kane, Morgana Robinson, David Reed, Freya Parker.
Production Co-ordinator: Tamara Shilham
Produced by Lyndsay Fenner

A BBC Studios production.

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30 minutes

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Thu 18 Jan 2018 05:30

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Role Contributor
Actor Matthew Holness
Actor Nadia Kamil
Actor Simon Kane
Actor Morgana Robinson
Actor David Reed
Actor Freya Parker
Producer Lyndsay Fenner
Writer Joel Morris
Writer Jason Hazeley

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