Walter Presents 2022: best new releases on UK Channel 4 platform in May

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Walter Presents is Channel 4’s specially curated international drama strand – here are all the new box sets to get excited about, from The Chalet to King of Warsaw

Walter Presents is Channel 4’s specially curated international drama branch, bringing Nordic crime dramas and Italian political thrillers to UK audiences since 2016.

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Some of Walter’s previous shows that have proved particularly popular include the French series Time is a Killer, the Italian thriller The Hunter and the German drama Deutschland 83.

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Here’s everything that’s currently announced as coming up on Channel 4’s Walter Presents.

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What is Walter Presents?

Walter Presents is a specially curated showcase of award-winning foreign language drama. Each series is introduced by Walter Iuzzolino, the producer and a passionate drama fan who has teamed up with Channel 4 to provide a wider range of television programming for different audiences.

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At All4 you can find Walter Presents dramas in boxsets. Individual dramas from Walter Presents also air on Channel 4.

What’s coming to Walter Presents in May?

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The King of Warsaw ● Sunday, May 15th

A man brandishes a gun in a lecture hall in The King of Warsaw (Credit: Walter Presents/Channel 4)

It’s Warsaw 1937 and fascism is hanging over Europe. The Jewish mafia rules the city under the leadership of Buddy Kaplica, a Polish gangster socialist with connections to high office. His right hand is a ruthless Jewish boxer, Jakub Szapiro; Deep down, Jakub dreams of taking Buddy’s position and becoming the king of the mafia. Torn between loyalty to his boss and the chance to pursue his own ambitions, Jakub will rise to a decisive battle for power on the streets and be absorbed by the unrelenting world of sex and violence that encircles a mob -Starts a war that could determine the fate of Warsaw and the whole country.

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Michal Zurawski, Lena Gora and Arkadiusz Jakubik star in this drama from creators Jan P. Matuszynski and Lukasz M. Maciejewski.

The Norse Murder Series 3 ● Friday May 13th

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The police are investigating season 3 of The Nordic Murders (Credit: Walter Presents/Channel 4)

After the death of her daughter, former prosecutor Karin Lossow and her new accomplice, homicide detective Ellen Norgaard, are back to solve more crimes on the Baltic Sea island of Usedom. It’s tourist season in Kaiserbad, and this year’s season has many 16-year-olds insane on drugs – until one of them is found dead in a sauna.

Katrin Saß and Rikke Lylloff are the stars of this series by Scarlett Kleint, Michael Illner, Alfred Roesler-Kleint and Andreas Herzog.

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The Chalet ● Friday 27 May

Nade Dieu as Mathilde and Maud Jurez as Maud in Le Chalet (Credit: Nathalie Guyon/FTV)

A French thriller between two periods. In the summer of 2017, Adele and Manu are trapped in a newly renovated chalet; Twenty years earlier, the Rodier family disappeared without a trace from the same chalet. What is the connection between these two tragic summers?

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Chloe Lambert, Phillippe Dusseau and Blanche Veisberg star in this series from Camille Bordes-Resnais and Alexis Lecaye.

Where and how can I watch Walter Presents?

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The King of Warsaw starts Sunday 15th May at 11pm on Channel 4, while series 3 of The Nordic Murders will air new episodes weekly on More4 from Friday 13th May. Both series are now available as box sets.

The collected works of Walter Presents are available as box sets on All4. 80 different dramas in different lengths and languages ​​are currently available through Walter Presents, from atmospheric German thrillers to haunting French crime dramas.

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Who is Walter Iuzzolino?

Walter Presents’ Walter, Iuzzolino, is a television producer and drama fanatic. He selects the dramas to be screened as part of Walter Presents and serves as the curator for the strand. Iuzzolino founded Walter Presents with Jason Thorp and Jo McGrath.

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As a producer he was involved in the UK on some of the series he was personally involved with including The Undateables and My Big Fat Fetish and the English language remakes of Professor T, Before We Die and Suspect.

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