The Capture: Who plays Shaun Emery and what happened to him?

The Capture: Who plays Shaun Emery and what happened to him?
The Capture: Who plays Shaun Emery and what happened to him?


The thrilling BBC drama The Capture returned to screens late last month and has viewers enthralled by the gripping storyline.

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Fans may remember the dramatic twist at the end of the first series, which saw Private Shaun Emery go to prison for the murder of Hannah Roberts. But who plays the character and will he return in season two?

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Who plays Shaun Emery?

Shaun Emery is played by actor Callum Turner. The 32-year-old actor is known for his roles as Theseus Scamander in the Fantastic Beasts films, Eli in the E4 series Glue, and as Frank Churchill in the 2020 Jane Austen adaptation Emma.

Viewers may also recognize him for playing Bill Rohan in the 2014 drama Queen and Country.

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What happened to Shaun Emery and will he return?

At the end of the first season, Shaun was blackmailed by American and British intelligence agents into taking the blame for Hannah’s death.

Shaun was sent to prison at the end of the first season

Although Shaun was not responsible for Hannah’s murder, he did kill a man during his tour of Afghanistan and accepted that he needed time for his mistake.

The Capture creator and writer Ben Chanan revealed that Shaun would not be returning in season two, however, he has not ruled out an appearance in future seasons.

He told that Shaun “still has a presence in the second season and is mentioned a few times” before adding, “And if the show continues, who knows? Maybe he’ll come back.”

Season two premieres in August

For those who haven’t watched the thrilling BBC series yet, it explores the world of digital intelligence and surveillance, with the first season following DCI Rachel Carey as she becomes involved in an undercover government operation.

The new six-part season finds Rachel in the midst of a new conspiracy with a new target. But how can she solve the case when she can’t trust her closest colleagues?

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