WOLFE is the new razor-sharp forensic crime drama from Paul Abbott (Shameless, State of Play, Clocking Off, and No Offence). Wolfe will lead us through the darkest parts of humanity, but he will shine a bright light in to these gloomy places. Wolfe is about love and doing the right thing at all costs. And that’s a good thing to be doing in these dark days.
About WolfeProf. Wolfe Kinteh (Babou Ceesay) is a forensic powerhouse and North England’s best Crime Scene Manager – he’s half genius, half liability, but he’s worth the hassle as he gets the results. He’s a man whose brilliance comes with an appetite for bending any rule that he encounters, but all for the very best reasons. He wants to bring truth and peace to the people who have suffered.
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Leading forensic scientist Wolfe Kinteh is called to the site of a gruesome industrial accident. When all that remains is a pair of legs hanging from a de-boning machine, questions are raised over whether this may have been a premeditated murder.
Wolfe and Maggy discover a crashed car, planted vertically into the ground, and the body of a teenage girl impaled to the passenger seat. With the driver missing, Wolfe investigates how a teenage argument escalated into a fatal car crash.
Wolfe’s team arrive at a mansion where the smell of decay leads them to a sealed room with a putrefied corpse. When the owner impedes the investigation, Wolfe takes a life-threatening risk manufacturing a biological weapon in order to get answers.
A colossal fatberg holds the remains of a seemingly sadistic ritual killing. The team construct a timeline using the contents of the sewer, revealing that a serial killer might be leaving a breadcrumb trail - and Wolfe could be the next target.
When a local Imam is killed in a Mosque fire, Wolfe suspects the motive is more than arson. However, with his bipolar mania making him increasingly reckless, Wolfe’s obsession to pin down a culprit puts the case and his own life at risk.
Wolfe gathers his team to explain that they're re-opening an old case that’s very personal to one of them. What Wolfe discovers could put the credibility of the whole team at risk, are they all ready for the truth?