Eagle Eyes’s drama “Before We Die” achieved great results during its premiere on Channel 4. In fact, it was one of the best performing C4 drama launches in recent years, as the premiere had 1.8 million viewers. This was up +36% on the Wednesday 9 PM slot average and up +39% for share.
Distributed by ZDF Enterprises, the UK crime thriller “Before We Die” is based on the eponymous noir Swedish series and stars Lesley Sharp as detective Hannah Laing, a police detective who discovers her estranged son is an undercover informant in a brutal murder investigation.
When her married lover and fellow police officer Sean Hardacre goes missing under mysterious circumstances, Detective Hannah Laing launches an urgent manhunt. She manages to contact one of Sean’s confidential sources, Issy, and Hannah and her partner start investigating the Mimica family. The Croatian clan plans to smuggle a massive quantity of cocaine into the country, but when Hannah finds out the informant is her son, she becomes conflicted about the investigation.