Cops go head-to-head in trailer for Apple’s Criminal Record thriller series


Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo star in 'Criminal Record' on Apple TV+.
Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo star in Criminal Record on Apple TV+.
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Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo are set to star as dueling detectives in Criminal Record, a crime drama premiering on Apple TV+ in a few weeks.

The trailer for the series dropped Thursday, offering an early look at the eight-episode series.

Detectives clash in Criminal Record on Apple TV+

Apple TV+ makes top-notch crime dramas with big-name actors, like Truth Be Told starring Octavia Spencer and Defending Jacob starring Chris Evans. There’s about to be a new addition.

Criminal Record is a character-driven thriller set in contemporary London, with detectives in a tug-of-war over a murder conviction.

Apple’s synopsis says:

“An anonymous phone call draws two brilliant detectives into a confrontation over an old murder case — one a young woman in the early stages of her career, the other a well-connected man determined to protect his legacy. “

Apple also said “the series touches on issues of race, institutional failure, and the quest to find common ground in a polarized Britain.”

Watch the new Criminal Record trailer for more:

Oscar-winner Peter Capaldi has had a lengthy career, but is perhaps best known for playing the 12th incarnation of the Doctor in Doctor Who. Cush Jumbo earned a Critics Choice Award nomination as best supporting actress in The Good Fight.

Coming to Apple TV+ in early 2024

Criminal Record makes its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. These will be followed by new episodes weekly, every Wednesday through February 21.

Watch on Apple TV

Watching comes with a subscription to Apple’s streaming service. This costs $9.99 per month with a seven-day free trial. You also can get it via any tier of the Apple One subscription bundle. For a limited time, customers who purchase and activate a new iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac or iPod touch can enjoy three months of Apple TV+ for free.

Apple TV+ offers much more, of course. There are comedies, mysteries, children’s shows, nature documentaries, sci-fi, etc.


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