The capture is now in its second season and sees the return of fan-favorite DI Rachel Carey (Holliday Grainger). This time she is joined by Isaac Turner (Paapa Essiedu), a rising star young parliamentarian, and according to the synopsis, they are about to fall “deeper into the dizzying world of falsification and disinformation.”
After the events of the first season, DI Carey is now working in the top secret intelligence unit ‘Correction’ which he previously fought against after discovering they were faking CCTV footage and manipulating events in the name of national security, so there is a lot of shady stuff going on behind closed doors.
With The capture season 2 in full swing, there are plenty of burning questions about the new series, so read on to find out some of the most frequently asked questions about the hit BBC crime series…
Is the capture based on a true story?
The series was inspired by real-life phenomena such as deepfakes, fake news, and misinformation, but none of the characters were directly inspired by anyone, and the drama is fiction and is not intended to reflect any real-life cases.
According to bustle (opens in a new tab)the hit series is “based on show creator Ben Channan’s own research (and existing knowledge on the subject from his years as a documentary filmmaker), but the story of Shaun Emery (Callum Turner) and Rachel Carey (Holliday Grainger) It’s a work of fiction.”
What TV channel is The Capture on?
The capture is available to watch on BBC and BBC iPlayer in the UK and Peacock in the US. It’s also available in other territories, or you can use a VPN if it’s not available in your area.
Where is The Capture filmed?
both seasons of The capture they were filmed in London, and there are some iconic locations of note, such as the Printworks venue in Rotherhithe and The Shard.
Meanwhile, some of the interior shots were filmed at Canterbury Prison in Kent, which doubled as HMP Gladstone in the first episode of the series.
Other locations include Sutton, Greater London for the street scenes, and the studio scenes were filmed at West London Film Studios.
Will there be season 3 of The Capture?
So far there are only two seasons of The capture and we haven’t received any word on a possible third party, but we’ll let you know if another series is in the cards.
However, given the huge popularity of the first season, they might decide to return for another round, we’ll just have to watch this space until we find out more.
How many episodes is The Capture?
Season 1 of The capture there are six episodes. Only two episodes of season 2 have aired so far, but there will be six in total.
All episodes will be available on demand after they air, so there’s plenty of time to catch up or binge!
The Capture is a six-part series and will air in weekly doubles on Sundays and Mondays at 9pm on BBC One.