BBC’s popular detective series Strike, a three-part mystery that aired over the past couple of weeks, is coming back. The new instalment of the Strike’s adventures will return with a new two-part case set to begin on September 17.
The first three episodes of Strike were based on The Cuckoo’s Calling, the original “Cormoran Strike” novel penned by Harry Potter famed JK Rowling (under the pen name Robert Galbraith). The next mystery will delve into the world of London’s literary set, based on The Silkworm, a sequel published in 2014 that.
According to Tom Burke, who portrays Strike in the series, the Silkworm takes place in the world of the literati, which is treated in the same vibrant and detailed way the fashion industry was in the first book.
Strike: The Silkworm will air as two one-hour episodes and will serve as a series finale for the five-episode run of Strike mysteries.
Premièred on August 27, 2017 on BBC, Strike revolves around Cormoran Strike, a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street, is wounded both physically and psychologically. His unique insight and his background as a Special Investigation Branch Investigator prove crucial in solving complex cases, which have eluded the police.