The Serpent

Based on the true story of the infamous Charles Sobhraj

Credits

Directors

Hans Herbots, Tom Shankland

Executive Producers

Richard Warlow, Tom Shankland, Preethi Mavahalli, Damien Timmer, Lucy Richer, Carolyn Newman

Distributors

BBC One and Netflix

DNEG VFX Supervisor

Chris Elson

DNEG VFX Producer

Kiera Robbertson

Release Date

1st January, 2021

Synopsis

“The Serpent” is an eight-part limited series, co-produced by BBC One and Netflix. Starring Jenna Coleman (“Victoria”), Billy Howle (“Dunkirk“) and Ellie Bamber (“Les Misérables“), the series is inspired by real events and tells the story of Charles Sobhraj’s capture. Interpol’s most wanted man in the late seventies, Sobhraj was the chief suspect in the unsolved murders of up to 20 young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976.

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