Since launching in January 2016, Walter Presents has continued to highlight some of the very best in binge-worthy drama on All 4. If you’re not yet a devotee, we can change all that – head over to https://www.channel4.com/collection/walter-presents , where you’ll find a fantastic collection of European and World drama including:-
Locked Up (Spain)
Framed by her lover for corporate fraud, young Macarena Ferreiro finds herself locked up in a high-security women’s prison surrounded by tough, ruthless criminals in this tense, provocative Spanish thriller. Macarena is a naive young woman who finds herself incarcerated in a high-security jail. Still in denial about her crime, she lies to her parents and tells them she’s gone away on a sailing trip, but prison proves to be a very rude awakening for Macarena and she finds herself struggling to cope. Her cellmate Yolanda takes Macarena under her wing, but a midnight visit from Zulema, the prison’s self-appointed queen bee, is about to change Macarena’s life for ever.
Deutschland 83 (Germany)
It’s 1983. The Cold War is heating up. Russian SS20 Missiles in East Germany are pointed West, American Pershing II Missiles will soon be placed in West Germany, to point East. The very real threat of nuclear conflict looms. Against this perilous political backdrop and set amid real events, DEUTSCHLAND 83, a gripping coming-of-age story and a suspenseful, fast-paced thriller, follows Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay), a 24 year old East Germany native, who is thrust from the world as he knows and sent over the wall to the West as an undercover spy for the Stasi. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, he must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy while trying to resist the pleasures that the West has to offer. Everything is new to him, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harbouring secrets.
When the French president falls victim to a suicide bomber, his ex-communications adviser, Simon Kapita, finds political manoeuvrings soon begin as he is courted by his sworn enemy, the prime minister.
Mr Avila - Mexico
Mr Avila an Emmy Award winning drama series from Mexico portrays the trials and tribulations of a ‘hitman with a heart’ who struggles to juggle his life as a family man with his career as a top assassin.
Professor T – Belgium
Inspector Annelies Donckers seeks advice from her former college professor when a woman is raped at an Antwerp university campus in circumstances matching a 10-year-old cold case but not everyone on the police team is glad to receive the expert advice of Jasper Teerlinck, a professor of criminology whose curious methods ruffle a few feathers.
Resistence - France
This 6-part French drama set during the Second World War and based on true events, tells the story of a group of young heroes fighting for freedom from Nazi occupation who join forces to produce a newspaper called Resistance. Lili and her friend The Kid accept the dangerous task of distributing copies of the publication and begin to fall in love.