Each side of Professor Jasper Tempest’s life is exactly calibrated and rigidly structured. Impeccably dressed and meticulously punctual, he lectures each day on the Cambridge Institute of Criminology, educating college students imaginatively, if pedantically, concerning the science of crime. And every night, he returns dwelling to his residence, which is as sterile and systematically ordered as a science lab. Because of this strictly regimented strategy, his OCD and germaphobia are below management.
However Professor T’s buttoned-down world is slowly undone when he’s persuaded by certainly one of his former college students, Detective Sergeant Lisa Donckers, to help her in investigating a serial rapist who has began attacking younger girls once more after a 10-year hiatus. The Professor’s encyclopaedic information of felony psychology and his sensible thoughts show invaluable to the under-resourced CID workforce, however the cracks in his rigorously constructed impassive carapace additionally start to indicate.
Working with the Police – and the fiery, instinctive, and infrequently chaotic Lisa, specifically – drags Professor T removed from his consolation zone and forces him to confront his painfully suppressed emotions for an outdated flame, Detective Chief Inspector Christina Model.
After deciding, in an uncharacteristically irrational second, to maneuver into his dusty and derelict household dwelling, he additionally finds it more and more troublesome to flee the affect of his imperious mom, Adelaide, with whom he shares a harrowing household secret that has solid a protracted shadow over each their lives.
Professor T is a basic crime procedural, that includes a superb criminologist and newbie sleuth who solves a succession of quirky and baffling circumstances. On the identical time, it explores the advanced non-public lives of a various and fascinating solid of characters, not least Professor T himself and the troubling impact that childhood trauma invariably has on grownup psychology.
Episode 1- Anatomy of A Reminiscence
Within the opening episode, our protagonist finds himself unwillingly caught up appearing as an advisor to the police; his curiosity in crime is solely educational. Diana Tyson (Elizabeth Kate Again) was violently attacked on the college campus the place Professor T has tenure. DI Lisa Donckers (Emma Naomi) suspects that the assault is similar to one which occurred years beforehand, and, having been a earlier pupil of Professor T’s, she thinks he can assist. Though a priceless contributor to the police drive, folks that don’t know Jasper very nicely, wrestle together with his conduct. Professor T’s relationship with
Professor T (Jaspar Tempest) – Ben Miller
Lisa Donckers – Emma Naomi
Detective Sergeant Dan Winters – Barney White
Detective Inspector Paul Rabbit – Andy Gathergood
Adelaide Tempest – Frances De La Tour
Ingrid Snares – Sarah Woodward
The Dean (Wilfred Hamilton) – Douglas Reith
Chief Inspector Christina Model – Juliet Aubrey
Jackson Donckers – Ben Onwukwe