Criminal Record
GenreCrime thriller
Created byPaul Rutman
Written byPaul Rutman
Directed by
Starring
Music by
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes3
Production
Executive producers
  • Paul Rutman
  • Elaine Collins
  • Peter Capaldi
  • Cush Jumbo
Production locationLondon
Cinematography
  • Laurent Barès
  • Jan Jonaeus
Running time43–52 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkApple TV+
Release10 January 2024 (2024-01-10) –
present

Criminal Record is a British crime thriller television series created by Paul Rutman. It consists of eight episodes, and premiered on Apple TV+ on 10 January 2024.

Premise

Two detectives, one a seasoned veteran and the other early in her career, clash on an old murder case after an anonymous phone call draws them to it.

Cast

Main

Recurring

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [1]
1"Emergency Caller"Jim LoachPaul Rutman10 January 2024 (2024-01-10)
2"Two Calls"Jim LoachPaul Rutman10 January 2024 (2024-01-10)
3"Kid in the Park"Jim LoachPaul Rutman17 January 2024 (2024-01-17)
4"Protected"Jim LoachAmei Brown, Paul Rutman24 January 2024 (2024-01-24)

Production

It was announced in June 2022 that Apple TV+ had ordered the series, which had begun production in London, with Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo starring.[2] Paul Rutman will write, while Jim Loach and Shaun James Grant will serve as directors.[3][4] Additional casting was revealed in August 2022.[5]

Release

The first two episodes of the eight-part series premiered on 10 January 2024 on Apple TV+.[6]

Reception

Criminal Record received generally positive reviews, with a Metacritic score of 75 out of 100, based on 16 critic reviews.[7] Rotten Tomatoes reported a 91% approval rating with an average rating of 7.6/10, based on 34 critic reviews; the website's critics consensus reads, "With the formidable pairing of Cush Jumbo and Peter Capaldi providing a scintillating focal point, Criminal Record is a mystery that only gets more intriguing as it unfolds."[8]

References

  1. ^ "Shows A-Z – Criminal Record on Apple TV+". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 15 December 2023.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (20 June 2022). "Peter Capaldi & Cush Jumbo To Star In London Thriller Series Criminal Record At Apple TV+". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  3. ^ Ritman, Alex (20 June 2022). "Apple TV+ Orders Eight-Part London Thriller 'Criminal Record' Starring Peter Capaldi, Cush Jumbo". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 21 June 2022.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (3 October 2023). "'Criminal Record' Starring Peter Capaldi & Cush Jumbo Gets Apple TV+ Premiere Date; First Photos". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 3 October 2023.
  5. ^ Goldbart, Max (30 August 2022). "Apple TV+ Drama Criminal Record Signs BAFTA-Winning Help Star Cathy Tyson & Sets Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 1 September 2022.
  6. ^ Mantilla, Ryan Louis (30 November 2023). "Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo Revisit a Rocky Past in 'Criminal Record' Trailer". Collider. Retrieved 30 November 2023.
  7. ^ "Criminal Record". Metacritic. Retrieved 14 January 2024.
  8. ^ "Criminal Record: Season 1". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 14 January 2024.