Inspector Ricciardi
Italian poster
ItalianIl commissario Ricciardi
Genre
Based onIl commissario Ricciardi series
by Maurizio De Giovanni
Directed by
Starring
  • Lino Guanciale
  • Antonio Milo
  • Enrico Ianniello
  • Serena Iansiti
  • Maria Vera Ratti
  • Marco Palvetti
  • Nunzia Schiano
Country of originItaly
Original languageItalian
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time98–110 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkRai 1
Release25 January 2021 (2021-01-25)

Inspector Ricciardi (Italian: Il commissario Ricciardi) is an Italian crime drama television series based on the novels by Maurizio De Giovanni. It was first aired on Rai 1 on 25 January 2021.

Premise

The series takes place in Naples in the 1930s at the height of Fascist Italy. Police Commissioner Luigi Ricciardi holds a powerful secret: he can see the ghosts of people who have died violent deaths and listen to their last thoughts.

Cast

Episodes

Series overview

SeriesEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast airedNetwork
1625 January 2021 (2021-01-25)1 March 2021 (2021-03-01)Rai 1
246 March 2023 (2023-03-06)21 March 2023 (2023-03-21)

Season 1

Season 1 premiered on 25 January 2021.[1]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDurationOriginal air date
11"Il senso del dolore"104 min25 January 2021 (2021-01-25)
22"La condanna del sangue"109 min1 February 2021 (2021-02-01)
33"Il posto di ognuno"100 min8 February 2021 (2021-02-08)
44"Il giorno dei morti"100 min15 February 2021 (2021-02-15)
55"Vipera"98 min22 February 2021 (2021-02-22)
66"In fondo al tuo cuore"108 min1 March 2021 (2021-03-01)

Season 2

Season 2 premiered on 6 March 2023.[2]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDurationOriginal air date
71"Febbre"102 min6 March 2023 (2023-03-06)
82"Anime di vetro"106 min13 March 2023 (2023-03-13)
93"Serenata senza nome"103 min20 March 2023 (2023-03-20)
104"Rondini d'inverno"110 min21 March 2023 (2023-03-21)

Production

The series was filmed in various locations around Naples, including the Teatro di San Carlo, the Museo di Capodimonte, Villa Pignatelli, the Royal Palace of Portici, Capua, Castel Volturno, and Nocera Inferiore.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Lino Guanciale è il "Commissario Ricciardi"". RAI Ufficio Stampa (in Italian). 25 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Il ritorno del Commissario Ricciardi". RAI Ufficio Stampa (in Italian). 6 March 2023.
  3. ^ "Il Commissario Ricciardi. Viaggio nella Campania anni '30". Film Commission Regione Campania (in Italian).