The Chemistry of Death: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

In the British thriller ‘The Chemistry Of Death’, a former police consultant who is now a doctor is summoned back into duty following a gruesome murder.

Release date

Beginning on January 19, the six-episode series will make its UK debut on Paramount+.

Cast and creators

  • Harry Treadaway as Dr. David Hunter
  • Amy Nuttall as Grace Strachan 
  • Nick Blood as Michael Strachan
  • Anna Andresen as Linda Yates 
  • Alex Price as Gary Yates
  • Katie Leung as Maggie 
  • Lucian Msamati as Dr. Henry Maitland 
  • Ben Anders as Jefferson Hall
  • Jeanne Goursand as Jenny Krause

Director: Richard Clark

Writer: Sukey Fisher

Official synopsis

“The Chemistry of Death follows a forensic anthropologist as he helps local police in a race against time, when bodies begin turning up in the tranquil English countryside that he has recently made home.”

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Other details

The 2006 crime novel by Simon Becket will be brought to life by The Chemistry Of Death.


Dr. David Hunter, a forensic anthropologist, is called upon to put all his skills and experience to identify the sick mind who is responsible for the brutal murders happening in the countryside.

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