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New Turkish Crime Thriller ‘The Turkish Detective’ Premieres on BBC Two with a Stellar Cast



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The highly anticipated Turkish-English crime thriller series ‘The Turkish Detective’ has made its debut on BBC Two, captivating audiences with its intriguing plot and stellar cast.

Based on Barbara Nadel’s acclaimed Inspector Ikmen novels, the series follows the gripping investigations of Inspector Çetin Ikmen, played by the talented Haluk Bilginer, in the bustling city of Istanbul.

Joining Bilginer is a dynamic cast including Ethan Kai as the young detective Mehmet Süleyman, and Yasemin Kay Allen as the sharp-witted Detective Ayşe Farsakoğlu.

Written by Ben Schiffer, the adaptation brings to life the intricate world of crime solving in Turkey, weaving together mystery and family drama into a compelling narrative.

Viewers will also be introduced to Erol Afsin’s character Tarik Sanver, the IT technician who plays a crucial role in the investigative team, along with Deniz Ülkü as Cicek Ikmen, Aygar Tamer as Fatma Ikmen, Dilan Gwyn as Leyla Pamuk, and Selma Ergec as Selma Payidar.

The series promises to deliver a thrilling and immersive experience for fans of crime dramas, as the team delves into complex cases and uncovers the hidden truths lurking in the streets of Istanbul.

Rachel Adams

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