Episode 1: Love in Amsterdam

Is cynical Amsterdam detective Piet Van der Valk’s favorite Vermeer painting the key to two senseless murders and a suspected kidnapping? In Episode 1, art, politics, and passion mix in a case that breaks in Piet’s new assistant and prompts discord with the police chief. Piet’s sidekick, Lucienne, courts death. Meanwhile, a bitter political campaign counts down to a fateful election.

Premieres September 13 at 9PM

Amsterdam—city of bikes, boats, and bodies. Marc Warren (Beecham House, The Good Wife) stars as steely-eyed cop Piet van der Valk in Van der Valk an all-new series based on Nicolas Freeling’s legendary crime thrillers. Co-starring are Maimie McCoy (Wallander) as Van der Valk’s right-hand woman, Lucienne Hassell; Luke Allen-Gale (Dominion) as the scruffy sergeant, Brad de Vries; and more!


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Van der Valk from MASTERPIECE Extras

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Van der Valk and Lucienne visit the library their latest victim often frequented.

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The Cast & Creators on Van der Valk

Learn what inspired the cast and creators to bring Van der Valk to life on screen!

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Preview

Evidence
 connects a death to a library where the victim researched religious erotica.

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Van der Valk and his team have their daily briefing in an unconventional meeting location.