“Strike: Lethal White” Available on DVD and Digital Download

If you enjoyed Strike: Lethal White, which aired at the end of the summer, then you’re in luck! The BBC adaptation of the fourth installment of the Cormoran Strike series is now available to purchase digitally and will be available on DVD in November.

Strike: Lethal White saw Cormoran Strike (Tom Burke) and Robin Ellacott (Holliday Grainger) return to the small screen to take on professional and personal challenges across the four-episode miniseries. Following two cases that share a connection, Strike is hired by Billy (Joseph Quinn), who arrives at Strike’s office asking for help to investigate a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child. This is all while Strike is also working for government minister Jasper Chiswell (Robert Glenister), who is being blackmailed by Billy’s brother. This leads Robin to go undercover in the House of Commons to see just how the cases might relate to each other.

The series was well received by both fans and television critics, particularly for Burke’s and Grainger’s performances as Strike and Robin. There is no word yet on any adaptations of future books in the Cormoran Strike series, but after the success of the first four adaptations, we’re sure it’s something the BBC will be considering!

The digital version of Strike: Lethal White is available to purchase now, while the DVD of the series will be released on November 23 and is currently available for preorder.

 

An image of the DVD case for the BBC series "Strike: Lethal White".

 

If you want to relive Strike’s previous cases before delving into the latest installment, Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling, Strike: The Silkworm, and Strike: Career of Evil are available to purchase now as a DVD bundle for some serious binge-watching! If you just want to refresh your memory about the events of Lethal White,  you can check out the trailer below.

 

 

Press Release

STRIKE – LETHAL WHITE

Fourth instalment of the hit show, based on J.K. Rowling’s crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, is out now on Digital and available on DVD from 23 November 2020.

The fourth series of the critically acclaimed TV detective series based on J.K. Rowling’s best-selling crime novels written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, Strike – Lethal White is out now on Digital and available to own on DVD from 23 November 2020, courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Tom Burke (The Souvenir, War and Peace) and Holliday Grainger (Animals, The Capture) lead a cast of acclaimed British actors including Robert Glenister (Curfew, Hustle), Natasha O’Keeffe (Peaky Blinders, Sherlock), Kerr Logan (Alias Grace, London Irish), Joseph Quinn (Game of Thrones, Les Misérables) and Nick Blood (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Babylon).

In the grips of psychosis, a young man named Billy Knight (Joseph Quinn) arrives in private detective Cormoran Strike’s (Tom Burke) office telling the story of a child he saw strangled many years ago. Strike is simultaneously hired by government minister Jasper Chiswell (Robert Glenister) to investigate Billy’s brother, Jimmy Knight (Nick Blood), who is blackmailing him. As Strike and his partner Robin (Holliday Grainger) work to determine how the cases might be connected, Robin goes undercover in the House of Commons.

However, Robin’s private life is unravelling as her relationship with Matthew (Kerr Logan) feels the full strain of her commitment to Strike and her work. At the same time, Strike has his own issues, a girlfriend who confesses she loves him and his complicated ex Charlotte (Natasha O’Keeffe), who is pregnant and back in the frame.

Strike – Lethal White is directed by Sue Tully (Line of Duty, The A Word), based on a script by Tom Edge (Judy, Lovesick) and produced by Jackie Larkin (Mrs Wilson, Stella Days). The show is executive produced by J.K. Rowling (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Strike, The Casual Vacancy), Neil Blair (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Mrs Wilson, Strike), Ruth Kenley-Letts (Mrs Wilson, Strike, The Casual Vacancy) and Tommy Bulfin (for the BBC).

 

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Lucy O'Shea

I was given a copy of Philosopher's Stone in 2001, and instantly, I was hooked. Since then, my passion for Potter has been equaled only by my passion for fair access to education (and watching motorsport). A spell I wish could exist in the Muggle world is the summoning charm because this Hufflepuff is not a "particularly good finder"!