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The Serpent: Episode 8 (S1EP8 BBC1 14 Feb 2021, Tahar Rahim)



Episode 8: The net begins to close around Charles and Marie-Andrée in India, but the final chapter of Herman’s pursuit of Sobhraj stretches long into the future.

Cast: Tahar Rahim (Charles Sobhraj), Jenna Coleman (Marie-Andrée Leclerc), Ellie Bamber (Angela Knippenberg), Billy Howle (Herman Knippenberg), Amesh Edireweera (Ajay), Armand Rosbak (Willem Bloem), Mathilde Warnier (Nadine Gires), Grégoire Isvarine (Rémi Gires), Fabien Frankel (Dominique Renellau), İlker Kaleli, Ellie de Lange, Chicha Amatayakul, Tim McInnerny (Paul Siemons), Alice Englert, Ruby Ashbourne Serkis, Damon Herriman

Airdate: 14 Feb 2021 on BBC1

Series: The Serpent Season 1 Episode 8

Show Info: 8 part drama telling the remarkable story of how murderer Charles Sobhraj was captured. As the chief suspect in unsolved murders of young Western travellers across India, Thailand and Nepal’s ‘Hippie Trail’ in 1975 and 1976, Sobhraj had repeatedly slipped from the grasp of authorities worldwide to become Interpol’s most wanted man, with arrest warrants on three different continents.