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Professor T: Plot, cast and trailer for the Ben Miller crime drama on ITV and BritBox
Find out everything you need to know about the Belgian crime series that’s been given a British makeover and stars Miller as a Cambridge academic who helps police out with tricky cases.
Another compelling crime drama has come to ITV and BritBox.
Professor T is based in Cambridge, with Ben Miller in the starring role. His title character’s day job is teaching criminology at the city’s world-renowned university – but while he's not delivering lectures, he helps the local police solve difficult cases.
Find out everything you need to know before you binge the series on BritBox.
What’s it about?
Professor T is a mystery series focusing on Jasper Tempest, a brilliant criminology professor at Cambridge University.
He is obsessed with cleanliness and order, which makes things difficult as he has to get his hands dirty helping the police solve difficult cases.
The series is based on the Belgian drama of the same name.
Professor T cast
Jasper Tempest – Ben Miller
Where have you seen Ben Miller before?
Death in Paradise, Bridgerton, The Armstrong and Miller Show
Adelaide Tempest – Frances de la Tour
Where have you seen Frances de la Tour before?
Rising Damp, The History Boys, Vicious, the Harry Potter films
Lisa Donckers – Emma Naomi
Where have you seen Emma Naomi before?
Bridgerton, The Trial of Christine Keeler
Jackson Donckers – Ben Onwukwe
Where have you seen Ben Onwukwe before?
Safe, Marcella, London’s Burning
Dan Winters – Barney White
Where have you seen Barney White before?
Social Suicide, King Gary
Ingrid Snares – Sarah Woodward
Where have you seen Sarah Woodward before?
Quiz, The Pale Horse
The Dean – Douglas Reith
Where have you seen Douglas Reith before?
Downton Abbey, The Queen, The Prince and the Pauper
Is there a trailer?
There isn't a UK trailer yet, but this one was released in the US ahead of its premiere across the pond:
How to watch Professor T in the UK
Professor T is currently airing on Sunday evenings at 9pm on ITV. You can also stream the whole series on BritBox.