Demoted for a hunch about a case that he wouldn’t let go, John Cardinal is brought back to the Homicide Unit when the body of a missing teenager is discovered, proving his instincts correct. Back on the case, Cardinal’s search for the murderer soon becomes an all-consuming race to stay ahead of a serial killer.
Meanwhile, he must right past wrongs that threaten to derail the investigation and end his whole career – all whilst keeping a watchful eye on his new partner Lise. Does she have a secret agenda of her own?
Adapted from author Giles Blunt’s award-winning Forty Words for Sorrow, the first of the John Cardinal Mysteries book series, Cardinal is written for television by Audrey Nealon and Russ Cochrane.
UK TV Premiere Date
Latest/Next UK Season: 4
Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 03 June 2020 at 9:00 pm
UK Channel: BBC Two
Previous UK Premiere Dates
Season 1 – BBC Four – 03 June 2017 at 9:00 pm
Season 2 – BBC Four – 04 August 2018 at 9:00 pm
Season 3 – BBC Four -11 May 2019 at 9:00 pm
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Renewed Up To Season: 4
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Where To Watch Cardinal
Country of Origin: Canada
Additional Airing Notes:
Canadian drama which follows Detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell, The Killing) and Lise Delorme (Karine Vanasse, Revenge) as they join forces to hunt down a killer in a small Northern Ontario town.