Peter Haber is “Inspector Beck”
Image: ZDF / Johan Paulin
Reported last year “Inspector Beck” returned to ZDF after a three-year hiatus. Fans won’t have to wait that long for new episodes: the Mainz broadcaster has premiered four new episodes of the German-Swedish co-production. Peter news announced the lead role. The eighth season airs August 28 in the Sunday Crime timeslot at 10:15 p.m.
After the operation, Martin Bek (Peter Haber) is back at work. In the season opener “A New Life,” Kasper Aalbeck is found dead in the water. The victim was a member of a Danish drug gang who are now plotting revenge. Beck’s team undertakes the investigation with support from colleague Steinar Hovland (Christopher Hivju, Game of Thrones), who had put one of the gang leaders behind bars in a previous murder case. They learn that Aalbeck has recently been involved with a questionable IT company in Stockholm.
The team is doing everything they can to find Kasper Aalbeck’s killer as soon as possible and prevent a gang war. Martin’s grandson Wilhelm (Walter Skarsgard) meanwhile begins studying at the police academy. He wants to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps, much to the chagrin of his mother Inger (Rebecca Hemse).
The eighth season aired monthly on Swedish television from 2021. December to 2022 March. Commissioner Beck is based on characters from the novel Maj. Sjöwall and By choice and is an international co-production involving Nordisk Film A/S, Filmlance International AB and ZDF Enterprises. Since 1997 46 episodes were produced over eight seasons. It was preceded by an earlier series of the same name in 1993-1994 “Inspector Beck”which filmed six episodes for RTL.