The second series of Vienna Blood (3 x 90’) - written by acclaimed screenwriter Steve Thompson and based on the best-selling Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis will air on BBC Two this winter.
Starring Matthew Beard and Juergen Maurer, Vienna Blood is set in 1900s Vienna: a hot bed of philosophy, science and art, where a clash of cultures and ideas play out in the city’s grand cafes and opera houses.
A brilliant young English doctor, Max Liebermann (Matthew Beard) and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt (Juergen Maurer) investigate a series of unusual and disturbing murders. Max’s extraordinary skills of perception and psychology and Oskar’s forceful tenacity lead them to solve some of Vienna’s most mysterious and deadly cases.
Vienna Blood is directed by Robert Dornhelm. The producers are Hilary Bevan Jones and Jez Swimer for Endor Productions and Andreas Kamm and Oliver Auspitz for MR Film. Executive Producers are Steve Thompson, Klaus Lintschinger (ORF), Wolfgang Feindt (ZDF), Carlo Dusi (Endor Productions), and Rodrigo Herrera Ibarguengoytia (Red Arrow Studios International).
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