Walter Presents: German drama The Nordic Murders

A mother and daughter form an investigative team on the Baltic Sea island of Usedom in WALTER PRESENTS: THE NORDIC MURDERS (Der Usedom-Krimi).

After six years in prison, former district attorney Karin returns to her house on the island, a place the locals refer to as the “murder house”. Here, Karin impulsively shot her husband after finding him with a younger lover. The islanders keep their distance, and even Karin’s daughter Julia, who works as a Chief Inspector, doesn’t entirely trust her. But Julia has bigger fish to fry as she investigates a car crash from several years ago in which two people died. The driver has been confined to a wheelchair ever since. Julia is puzzled by the case; was it an accident, could it be murder out of revenge or even suicide? Being a former lawyer, Karin is intrigued and follows her daughter’s investigations, but eventually comes up with a very dangerous idea which puts their relationship to the test…

The German crime drama – also known as Baltic Crimes – has aired 12 episodes in Germany since it first premiered in 2014 with a 13th due in 2021.

The series will premiere on More4 on Friday, 4 December and air weekly on that channel until Friday, 18 December. The full season 1 boxset (5 episodes) will be available on All4 immediately after Episode 1 airs on More4.

8 thoughts on “Walter Presents: German drama The Nordic Murders

    1. David Evans. Hi, Do you know how I can find Series 1, Episodes 6 onwards, please. I have watched the first 5 but I can’t find the remainder, either on WP website, or on any of the catch-up methods. If you can help my email is bob.ong@ntlworld.com. Thanks Bob

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      1. Season 1 on Walter Presents is just 5 episodes. In Germany the show doesn’t really have “seasons” as such though some episodes have aired in batches. “Season 1” consists of 1 episode that aired in Germany in 2014, 1 in 2015, 1 in 2016 & 2 in 2017. There were then 5 episodes in 2019 (aired separately with 3 in January/February & 2 more in November) and then 3 more in October/November 2020. My guess – assuming Walter picks up future episodes – is that the 2019 episodes will be released as season 2.

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  1. Great show but I have gotten so tired of extramarital affairs. Most of movies and tv shows on Netflix ,prime and Hulu have cheating as an integral part of the story. I don’t believe that this is as predominate in our society as shown . If so, then we are in a hell of a lot of trouble,

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  2. Truly enjoy this series and hope Walter Presents picks up the remaining episodes. After the final fifth episode result, would be good if mum and daughter became private investigators together.

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    1. I watched part of E6 in German and wish I hadn’t. I won’t do a spoiler but yes, let’s hope we get to see the next series soon. Otherwise, I will be forced to watch the rest in German, which is ok, but demands a lot of concentration on my part!

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