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The Missing Series 2
The Missing Series 2“A young woman on the verge of
  collapse staggers into Eckhausen,
  claiming to be a British girl who
  vanished from the small German town
  eleven years earlier; but when a
  specialist French Detective, feeling
  her abduction may be connected to
  the disappearance of another girl,
  becomes involved he begins untangling
  the case from its perplexing web of
  secrets, lies and dead-ends in the
  engrossing BBC One Drama The
  Missing Series 2
...”

ELEVEN YEARS AFTER A BRITISH GIRL disappeared, leaving behind no clues, a young woman staggers into Eckhausen claiming to be Alice Webster (Abigail Hardingham: Nina Forever), who originally went missing from the small German town.

It is now 2014 and although Alice's reappearance is greeted with mixed emotions, it is clear that she has been through a gruelling ordeal. However, when Missing Persons Detective Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo: The Patriot) becomes involved with trying to track down her abductor, he hopes that there may be a link to another young girl, Sophie Giroux, who has also gone missing.

Secrets and lies
abound in
The Missing Series 2;
an exciting, emotive,
outstandingly well-paced
series that has all the
intrigue and powerful
appeal necessary
to create a first class
thriller...”
As Alice's parents Gemma (Keeley Hawes: Line Of Duty) and Sam Webster (David Morrissey: The Walking Dead) try to come to terms with the unthinkable events that have traumatised their daughter and upset their young son Matthew (Jake Davies), Julien begins to doubt that the girl is indeed Alice.

Julien is fighting an incurable brain tumour and his health is deteriorating, but he doggedly keeps going.

His investigations take him back to Paris, where he talks to Sophie's parents; to the dark backstreets of Eckhausen with its conflicting German and British communities, accompanied by German Policeman Jorn Lenhart (Florian Bartholomäi); to Iraq to trace soldier Daniel Reed (Daniel Ezra), who may have gone into hiding there and where Julien becomes aware that he is being followed.

Butcher Kristian Hertz is under suspicion and Daniel's father Harry, who has since died, was believed to be having an affair with Kristian's wife, ex-army officer Nadia (Lia Williams). Julien must find out who attacked Nadia and discover what really happened in Iraq in 1991 and, using his unorthodox methods, how a woman's suicide, a retired General suffering from dementia, Army Press Relations Officer Adam Gattrick (Derek Riddell), and an insensitive Brigadier, Adrian Stone (Roger Allam), who threatens the girl, are connected to the case.

Told simultaneously over two timeframes, the series follows Alice's parents as they struggle to find peace and keep their family together while Julien, despite his failing health, leaves not a stone unturned in his quest for the truth behind both abductions and the man behind them. Then, just when you think you've got it, the plot takes you down another avenue…

Secrets and lies abound in The Missing Series 2; an exciting, emotive, outstandingly well-paced series that has all the intrigue and powerful appeal necessary to create a first class thriller.

A fantastic series. With its gripping puzzle of twists and turns, The Missing Series 2 explores the emotional complexity of the events surrounding a missing child's return and the investigation into the second child who has vanished.

What does Stone know about the abduction that he doesn't want to come out? Is there something bigger than the apparent conspiracy would have Julien believe? At the moment there seem to be no more secrets, there is one more…

The Missing Series 2
also features: Oaklee Pendergast as Matthew aged 9; Joanathan Sawdon as Rudi; Anastasia Hille as Celia Baptiste; Camille Schotte as Sara Baptiste; Madi Linnard as Alice aged 11; Isabelle Barth as Karla Becker; and Duncan Lumsden as Captain Leeson.

Music is by Dominik Scherrer; Cinematography by Garry Phillips and Hubert Taczanowski; Writers are: Harry Williams and Jack Williams, who are also Executive Producers; Produced by Julian Stevens; and Directed by Ben Chanan.

* The Missing Series 2 appears on DVD in the UK courtesy of RLJ Entertainment's Acorn Label, and alongside the release of The Missing Series One and Two Box Set on DVD, on 26 December 2016.

The Missing Series 2 DVD — Running Time: 480 Minutes Approximately on 2 discs | Catalogue Number: AV3304 | RRP: £24.99.

The Missing Series One and Two Box Set — Running Time: 960 Minutes Approximately on 4 discs | Catalogue Number: AV3305 | RRP: £34.99.

"Secrets and lies abound in The Missing Series 2; an exciting, emotive, outstandingly well-paced series that has all the intrigue and powerful appeal necessary to create a first class thriller. A fantastic series" — Maggie Woods, MotorBar

"Superb… A taut psychological thriller" — The Guardian

"Prepare to be absolutely engrossed for the next eight weeks… a brilliant drama" — Daily Mail
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