Delayed because of the pandemic, season 2 of Baptiste finally arrives on the small British screen. We will thus find the French investigator on BBC One from July 18th.
First of all, if you are not familiar with Baptiste, it is a spin-off of the series The Missing written by Harry and Jack Williams which follows the investigations of Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo), a policeman French specialist in missing person cases – season 1 is available on StarzPlay.
In season 2, Baptiste faces personal tragedy and searches for a way out. This takes the form of a new investigation that takes him to Budapest where he will find himself engaged with corrupt men as he tries to find the family of British Ambassador Emma Chambers (Fiona Shaw) who has disappeared. while on vacation in the Hungarian mountains.
Still scripted by Harry and Jack Williams, this season 2 of Baptiste starring Tchéky Karyo and Fiona Shaw (the rest of the cast has yet to be confirmed) consists of 6 episodes.