Have you had enough of walking around the same old streets or down to your local park? Need an escape? Fancy a change a scenery? Feel the need to travel somewhere else? 🌏
Well…come aboard ladies and gentlemen!✈️
From June 15th til June 30th, Arrow TV are inviting you to travel the world on board the Arrow TV Travel fleet with boarding passes starting from only £2.99! Available on Apple TV and in the UK only, it’s never been so affordable to travel and brush up on your long forgotten language skills!
First stop on our list: Italy 🇮🇹, its pasta, vespas, dolce vita and…. organized crime! Join forces with police inspector Corrado Cattani fighting against the mafia, also known as The Octopus due to its widespread and sharp organization. Following a quick stop in the beautiful city of Ferrara, known of its renaissance architecture and its impact on the arts scene, Fog and Crimes will let you follow in the footprints of Soneri, Ferrara Police Chief, where no day is like any others and dive you into the undertones of the apparently calm world of this wealthy countryside. Leading us south across the mountains and down to Naples is Gomorrah. Such as the plague once ravaged the city, Naples is now facing the Camorra criminal organization in which various clans fight for power in a battle for allegiance. It’s never been more important to choose your side wisely…
The Mediterranean heatwave has more surprises in stores for you and it’s now time to fly to Spain 🇪🇸, where the margaritas, sangrias and tapas are waiting for you! No time to work on your tan though as I Know Who You Are will definitely keep you on your toes. Following a serious car accident, prestigious lawyer Juan Elias completely loses his memory. Trying to put the pieces back together, Juan’s life comes under strong scrutiny when he’s suspected to be involved in the disappearance of his niece Ana. Family tensions arise as Ana’s father, convinced that Juan isn’t trustworthy, hires a private legal firm led by Eva Duran, Juan’s former lover…
Looking for some delights and oriental vibes to spice those summertime evenings up? We’re off to the Middle East and more precisely Israel 🇮🇱!
Prisoners of War, the Israeli TV series which largely inspired the making of Homeland, leads us cross-country when 3 soldiers from the IDF are captured in Lebanon 🇱🇧. Seventeen years later, only two of them return safe and sound. What happened during their time in captivity and to their comrade is yet to be discovered. Tensions are still running high in this part of the globe as Yael, a top-notch surgeon, is lined up to perform a procedure on the Israeli Prime Minister. However, the night before the operation is due to happen, her family is taken as Hostages and she is now facing one of the most difficult decisions of her life. How can she ensure her family safety without putting the life of the Prime Minister on the line?
Take a quick glance out the airplane window as we’re passing the Eiffel Tower for our next stopover in France 🇫🇷 !
A team of Parisian cops decides to change their game when their leader is falsely accused of corruption and commits suicide. Determined to uncover the truth, Eddy, Walter, Theo and Roxanne won’t shy away from using any resources they have in hands…. Directed by established filmmaker and former police officer Olivier Marchal, Braquo will give you a realistic inside look at the French police where corruption might just be the tip of the iceberg. Time to dive into the twists and turns of the French political drama starring Mathieu Kassovitz in The Bureau. Following his return from an undercover operation in Damascus, Syria 🇸🇾; French intelligence officer Guillaume Debailly must leave his past behind and re-adjust to his old life. But things don’t turn out as simple when his former love interest during his time in mission reemerges in his life and when the new recruit he’s been charged to train is compromised on a mission. Before leaving for the French countryside, Jo - starring Jean Reno - will give you a proper tour of the French capital while resolving its most unspeakable murders hiding being Paris’ iconic sights.
No rest for the wicked as French detectives are feeling a bit overwhelmed and require your help!
Follow in the footsteps of Sandra Winckler, a young detective, in Witnesses trying to resolve a case in which multiple corpses are found inside model houses. Retired follow detective Paul Maisonneuve is called back into duty when a picture of himself is found at one of the crime scenes but his involvement seems to run deeper into this case than originally thought.
Summertime usually rhythms with music festivals and… the fear of most parents is turning into reality in The Disappearance when a young teenager is gone missing at a music festival in Lyon. Detective Molina is on the case but can he really count on the inputs from the grieving family members as they all become suspect for various motives?
Things turn sour in a small village in the Ardennes when Public Enemy number 1, child murder Guy Beranger, takes residence in their remote Abbey after spending 20 years in prison. Being released on parole and placed under the supervision of federal police office Chloe Muller, the general public goes on fire when a young girl suddenly disappears from their close-knit community.
Time to put your jumpers back on as we’re heading north and flying over Scandinavia 🇳🇴 🇸🇪 🇩🇰 & the Nordic region 🇫🇮 🇮🇸!
We’re not the only ones in needs of an escape as Frank Tagliano aka “The Fixer”, ex-gangster from The Big Apple 🍎 🗽, makes his big move to Norway 🇳🇴 in Lilyhammer after testifying against his former mafia clan. But old habits die hard and the local police quickly takes a shine on him!
Follow the fearless investigations of Peter Veras in Mammon, an uncompromising journalist, in his battle to bring to lights evidence of financial fraud from the highest spheres of the Norwegian government.
Denmark🇩🇰, beloved destination for the crime drama’s lovers, is ready to welcome you once again!
Our toolkit includes diving into the behind the scenes of the Danish political system in Borgen, working with Sarah Lund on a murder investigation in The Killing, surviving family tribulations and backstabbing in The Legacy and training within the Danish Personal Protection Unit in The Protectors. For those wanting to scratch more than the surface on what the country has to offer, 1864 will lead them on a journey into one of the bloodiest war in Danish history narrated from the forgotten diary of Inge, for whom two brothers sacrificed their lives.
Supernatural thriller Heartless is not your regular boarding school teen movie! Emotions are running high as Twins Sofie and Sebastian have to adjust to “normal” life while a curse has been placed upon them: in order to survive, they need to suck the energy out of other people. Back to reality and our economical world run by banks and greedy individuals with Follow the Money in which shady transactions and legal boundaries are blurred in the hunt of wealth…
Let’s combine cross-country forces and resolve a crime on The Bridge before heading off to our next destination: Sweden 🇸🇪!
Being a detective is a very popular and respectable profession in Sweden and we dare you to think otherwise!
From maverick detective Wallander, who doesn’t shy away to get his hands dirty to unconventional 60-something divorced detective Van Veeteren resolving a tryptic of cases: your help is required! Another case, Another detective with the much-loved Beck trying to solve some shocking deaths that will certainly put shivers down your spine. In The Fjallbacka Murders husband and wife Erica and Patrik team up to investigates a series of murders; while in Modus, ex-FBI profiler Inger Johanne Vik is in need of a hand in her fight against a ruthless international network terrorizing Stockholm.
If you’re feeling up for the challenge you’re more than welcome to tag along the elite of all detective teams in Arne Dahl. Will you solve those crimes before it is too late? We shall see!
But there is more than what meet the eyes in Sweden and Blue Eyes will have you hung up in the political uproar of the upcoming national election tugged between the extreme right party on its way for its best election ever and the growing shadow of Sweden’s first national socialist terror group…
Multi-awards winning series, Don’t Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves, traces back the life changing impact of AIDS into Stockholm gay scene and its irreversible consequences from the eyes of young lovebirds Rasmus and Benjamin. Finally, leaving the cold and the darkness behind, follow the life changing adventure of a handful of Swedes, from all life paths in 30 degrees in February, going to Thailand 🇹🇭 to start a new life in their hope for a brighter future..
For less than a budget airline, Iceland 🇮🇸 and its Northern Lights have some secrets to unfold in Trapped, directed by Baltasar Kormákur, in which a ferry is forced to stay on quay due to the climatic conditions with a murderer on board.
Not afraid of the long haul flight? Let’s reach the spectacular red desert of the Australian Outback 🇦🇺 with The Code which follows brothers Ned and Jesse Banks, who unearth capital information that those at the highest levels of political authority want to keep secret. How far is the duo ready to go to maintain democracy and put under the spotlight this international research project that no-one talks about? What happens in the desert, doesn’t necessarily has to stay in the desert… On the other side of the fence, the dystopian sci-fi Cleverman, starring Iain Glen, revisits some of the most well-known Aboriginal beliefs following creatures with amazing abilities who are forced to hide amongst us to ensure their survival.
I’m not that sure about you but I’m feeling like having a quick dessert as we’re about to prepare our descent from this flight… Belgian chocolate waffle anyone?
When a small private bank is robbed in Brussels, a series of secrets start to unravel regarding their high profile owners. Some secrets might worth more than all the money in the world in Salamander. We’re not leaving Belgium 🇧🇪 yet, as The Out-Laws will definitely cheer you up and add the cherry on top of the cake. In this black comedy, four sisters plot together to murder their brother-in-law whose making the life of their 5th sibling a nightmare! On paper it looked easy but on paper only..
Feeling a bit homesick? Let’s quickly say Hi to the family 🇬🇧
Adapted from Louise Doughty’s novel and starring Emily Watson, Apple Tree Yard follows the descent into Hell of Yvonne Carmichael, a married woman living a quiet life with her family until she is thrown into a passionate extra marital liaison. Another family is torn apart in Amber, when the young teenager is reported missing after being dropped off by her father at a friend’s house in Dublin. During this time, the Welsh police team led by DCO Tom Mathias in Hinterland try to bring some comfort to the families affected by a number of murders in and around the lovely and not-so-quiet town of Aberystwyth. Back to London with psychological thriller River starring Stellan Skarsgärd as a detective gifted by the ability to interact with the after-life in his quest to reinstall justice and bring peace to the families..
So, now that we’ve mapped out the amazing destinations and onboard treats that Arrow TV Travel Airlines has in store for you, it’s time to check your boarding pass 🎫!
We’re not going to ask you to choose between the red pill and the blue pill but still more options remain open for you to choose from.
For those who feel a bit nostalgic of the good ol’days, let’s travel back to Anno 1790, when Europe is still in turmoil following the repercussions of the French revolution, and join the Stockholm police in an attempt to change the established hierarchy and solve crimes with discovering the very first step of early forensic science. Fast forward to Paris, 1871 with Maison Close, a sumptuously produced drama of sex and servitude following three women trying to escape from their troublesome circumstances and taking an uncompromising look at the world of brothels and prostitution in late nineteenth century France. Back to Sweden with Crimes of Passion sets in 1950s in the picturesque region of Bergslagen where amateur detective Puck and his fiancé Einar attempted to uncover the murderous actions that inhabit their beautiful surroundings. Navigating south to reach Italy and follow the adventures of Inspector De Luca and Inspector Nardone. The former, from the height of Italy’s Fascist regime to the end of the tumultuous post-war period, investigates and solves crimes in the city of Bologna and along the Adriatic coast while the latter – based on a real figure – was a true legend during the 50s and 60s in the post-war Milan going up against the organized crime and his corrupted colleagues.
For the history buff among us with a passion for the Great Wars of our century, The First World War, the ten-part Channel 4 documentary TV surveying the history of WW1, will be first on the list to rediscover. Moving on to WW2, Dunkirk starring Benedict Cumberbatch will take you behind-the-scenes of the orchestration of this escape plan – still regarded as the greatest maritime evacuation in history - from the perspective of the decision makers and the soldiers on the ground. Generation War, a more fictional depiction of WW2 will immerse you in the summer of 1941 in Berlin, when a group of friends goes separate ways – each of them experiencing the war from very different sides - with the promise to hopefully reunite afterwards. Exploring one of the riskiest sabotage missions of the time, when the Allies are desperately struggling to prevent the Nazis from developing an A-bomb, is The Saboteurs which portrays real life characters through their dilemmas and challenges in such an uncertain time.
For those of you who are ready to face a challenge, it’s time to see if you’ve got what it takes with SAS: Who Dares Wins, the inspired military training TV show led by former Special Forces soldier Ant Middleton. Giving you a glimpse of their selection process, the show highlights the importance of physical and psychological resilience.
What a ride! By the time you’ve watched them all, it would be time for you to be back into the wild (hopefully!) and put your hard working learnt language skills into practice!
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