Spiral star Audrey Fleurot is returning to BBC Four with a new eight-part mystery drama, Witnesses: A Frozen Death.
The French series, which also stars Marie Dompnier (The Tunnel), was created by Hervé Hadmar and Marc Herpoux and will air on BBC Four later this year.
On the first day of spring, on a country road in northern France, the frozen bodies of 15 men are discovered sitting aboard an abandoned bus.
The case is assigned to Lieutenant Sandra Winckler (Dompnier), who quickly finds a link between the dead men: all 15 were involved at one time or another with a woman named Catherine Keemer (Fleurot).
But there’s a twist: Catherine disappeared three years ago.
Determined to get answers, Sandra tracks Catherine down and discovers a woman who’s all alone with no memory of her past… except for one thing: she once gave birth to a child, who is now unaccounted for.
Despite all appearances, Sandra believes that Catherine is innocent.
But if that is the case, who is responsible for the 15 mysterious deaths? And where is Catherine’s child?
Cassian Harrison, Channel Editor of BBC Four, said: “Witnesses: A Frozen Death will be the perfect mystery series for BBC Four viewers to delve into as the nights turn colder.
“It’s especially exciting to welcome Audrey Fleurot back to the channel, co-starring in what is sure to be our next big hit French drama.”