Professor T: Plot, cast and trailer for the Ben Miller crime drama on 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.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 8 June 2021 - 5.35pm
Eagle Eye Drama Frances de la Tour and Ben Miller in Professor T

Another compelling crime drama has come to 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

Ben Miller starring in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Ben Miller before?

Death in Paradise, Bridgerton, The Armstrong and Miller Show

Adelaide Tempest – Frances de la Tour

Frances de la Tour in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Frances de la Tour before?

Rising Damp, The History Boys, Vicious, the Harry Potter films

Lisa Donckers – Emma Naomi

Emma Naomi in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Emma Naomi before?

Bridgerton, The Trial of Christine Keeler

Jackson Donckers – Ben Onwukwe

Ben Onwukwe in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Ben Onwukwe before?

Safe, Marcella, London’s Burning

Dan Winters – Barney White

Barney White in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Barney White before?

Social Suicide, King Gary

Ingrid Snares – Sarah Woodward

Sarah Woodward in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

Where have you seen Sarah Woodward before?

Quiz, The Pale Horse

The Dean – Douglas Reith

Douglas Reith in Professor T Eagle Eye Drama

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 streaming on BritBox. 

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