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ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE

Ukweli Roach as Tyrone and Nicola Walker as Annika
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Ukweli Roach as Tyrone and Nicola Walker as Annika in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.

Premieres Sundays, Oct. 16 - Nov. 20, 2022 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV / On demand now with KPBS Passport!

Fishing bodies from the waters around Glasgow, Scotland, DI Annika Strandhed and her newly-formed Marine Homicide Unit face a steady stream of murders in this new series, starring Nicola Walker as the title character. Confiding her thoughts directly to viewers, Annika juggles baffling cases and a rebellious teenage daughter. The former are easier to solve than the latter.

Who is Annika?

“Droll and...charming,” praised The Guardian (London)

EPISODE GUIDE:

Episode 1 Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Annika assembles her team to solve murders in the waters around Glasgow. Their first case looks a lot like a whale hunt gone wrong.

ANNIKA Clip: Episode 1

Episode 2 Encore Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Annika’s teenage daughter, Morgan, gets mixed up with suspects in a revenge slaying. Norse saga comes to life as Annika’s team closes in.

Silvie Furneaux as Morgan in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.
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Silvie Furneaux as Morgan in a scene from episode 2 of ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.

Episode 3 Encore Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Annika sees one of playwright Ibsen’s plots play out in a homicide. Meanwhile, she takes more than a parental interest in Morgan’s therapist, Jake.

Jamie Sives as Michael and Nicola Walker as Annika
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Jamie Sives as Michael and Nicola Walker as Annika in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.

Episode 4 Encore Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - An author who has ruined lives has her own ruined—permanently. Blair finds a friend for Morgan. Annika and Jake go to a museum exhibit.

Ukweli Roach as Tyrone and Nicola Walker as Annika
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MASTERPIECE “Annika” Premieres on PBS Passport & the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel on April 17, 2022 Episode Four An author who has ruined lives has her own ruined—permanently. Blair finds a friend for Morgan. Annika and Jake go to a museum exhibit. Shown from left to right: Ukweli Roach as Tyrone and Nicola Walker as Annika

Episode 5 Encore Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Arriving at a murder scene on a party boat, Annika thinks of the Greek god of unrestrained celebration. From there, things only get more chaotic.

Paul McGann as Jake Strathearn and Nicola Walker as Annika
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Paul McGann as Jake Strathearn and Nicola Walker as Annika in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.

Episode 6 Encore Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 10 p.m. on KPBS 2 - Michael’s brother is the prime suspect in his ex’s murder. Annika goes for what looks like a one-way ride. A secret about Michael comes out.

Jamie Sives as Michael
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Jamie Sives as Michael in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE.

Watch On Your Schedule:

ANNIKA Season 1 is available on demand now with KPBS Passport, a benefit for members supporting KPBS at $60 or more yearly, using your computer, smartphone, tablet, Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire or Chromecast. Learn how to activate your benefit now.

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Jamie Sives as Michael and Katie Leung as Blair
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Jamie Sives as Michael and Katie Leung as Blair in a scene from ANNIKA On MASTERPIECE

Credits:

A UKTV original production by Black Camel Pictures in co-production with MASTERPIECE and in association with All3Media International, and Screen Scotland. The executive producers are Nicole Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Armitage, Susanne Simpson, David Swetman, Philippa Collie Cousins, and Arabella Page Croft. The producer is Kieran Parker. The series is created and written by Nick Walker. The writers are Lucia Haynes and Frances Poet. The directors are Philip John and Fiona Walton.

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