Baptiste and the Websters close in on Gettrick, who ends up shooting Sam. Soon after entering France, their car breaks down. THE highly-anticipated finale of the BBC's gripping crime drama The Missing is just around the corner and there's no doubt viewers will be left on the edge of their seats as the series draws to a close. Alice's return sends shockwaves through the small community of Eckhausen, especially when it is revealed that she may hold vital clues to the whereabouts of another missing girl.  At the 2015 British Academy Television Awards, the series received four nominations — Best Drama Series, Radio Times Audience Award, Nesbitt for Best Actor and Ken Stott for Best Supporting Actor. Oliver Hunt as Oliver Hughes; the Hughes' young son who vanishes on their holiday in 2006. This kind of story has been told this way before, but somehow that doesn’t make this telling any less compelling.  For the 5th Critics' Choice Television Awards, James Nesbitt was nominated for Best Actor in a Movie/Miniseries. The second eight-part series, about a missing girl in Germany, was directed by Ben Chanan. Not dissimilarity, in August 2002, Castro kidnapped the then 21-year-old Michelle Knight and locked her in his basement.  Episode four shows a Hanover hospital (which was filmed in Az Sint-Lucas Ghent) and episode five shows soldiers marching over the Vesdre dam in eastern Belgium, and the fictional Vaaren in Switzerland is Monschau, in Germany.  The Missing is an international co-production between the BBC and Starz. The Missing was commissioned by Charlotte Moore and Ben Stephenson for BBC One.. Be the first to contribute! In February 2019, a spin-off series titled Baptiste was broadcast on BBC One, again starring Karyo and written by Jack and Harry Williams. A young British woman stumbles through the streets of her hometown in Germany and collapses. , On Rotten Tomatoes, the second series has earned a "Certified Fresh" score of 100%, with an average rating of 8.55/10 out of 15 reviews. Sophie is reunited with her father, who meets Lucy, his grand-daughter, for the first time.  Only a few scenes were shot in Paris and London. A young child appears unexpectedly from upstairs and shows Lenhart a drawing, saying it is of herself and her mother in the, In 2015 Sam starts an affair with Sergeant Eve Stone. At dinner she shocks the Webster family by telling of a. He pleaded guilty to 937 counts of rape, kidnapping and aggravated murder in 2013 and was sentenced to life plus 1,000 years before hanging himself. It debuted in the UK on BBC One on 28 October 2014, and in the United States on Starz on 15 November 2014. The Missing is a British anthology drama television series written by brothers Harry and Jack Williams.  The Daily Telegraph described it as "supremely compelling". Sam does not survive. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. | In 2014 police tell Sam and Gemma Webster, whose daughter Alice went missing in 2003, that Alice has reappeared and claims she had been held captive with Sophie Giroux, a French girl who disappeared about the same time. Last week on The Missing, it was revealed that fake Alice Webster - who is actually Sophie Giroux - didn't perish in the shed fire, but escaped to a Swiss cabin to live with Adam Gettrick and the child Lucy. , This article is about the British TV series. Parents Guide. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. The three women found freedom in May 2013, when Amanda's six-year-old daughter by Castro helped the women to escape the house and alert police. View our online Press Pack. In 2016 Stone admits to Baptiste that "three of us" did something to a girl. "The parents were desperate to believe him and, as we have tried to show, desperation can play bizarre tricks on the mind. They are then adopted by families in the 21st century. | The story is the stuff of nightmares, but creators Harry and Jack Williams have revealed that the show is based on several real-life abduction cases. German police officer Lenhart identifies the third girl on the roller coaster as Lena Garber who also went missing. Another story which mirrors The Missing, is so strange that, if it wasn't true, viewers would think it was too far-fetched to be taken seriously as a plot. Natascha Kampusch was the girl in the cellar - kidnapped at the age of ten and held for eight years by her evil captor Wolfgang Priklopil, whose aim was to make her love him. The first series of The Missing earned a "Certified Fresh" score of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, with an average rating of 8.4/10 out of 28 reviews.  The first eight-part series, about the search for a missing boy in France, was directed by Tom Shankland. In the boot of the car is Alice Webster, who is re-imprisoned at the house. 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When Gettrick is interrogated he admits that he had placed Lena's body in the burning shed. It was broadcast in the UK, on BBC One, from 12 October 2016 and in the United States, on Starz, on 12 February 2017.  The distributor is All3Media who sold the series at MIPCOM. Told simultaneously over three timeframes, the series follows Alice's family as they are thrown back into a turmoil that threatens to tear them apart at the seams. The police decide to officially reopen the case. Her name is Alice Webster, and she has been missing for 11 years. The site's critical consensus reads, "The Missing turns a common premise into a standout thriller with heartfelt, affecting performances.