Baghdad Central is a British crime thriller series directed by Alice Troughton. It was set in Iraq and first broadcast on February 3, 2020. It was adapted from a 2014 novel by Elliott Colla.


Following the fall of Saddam Hussein, former police inspector Muhsin al-Khafaji has lost virtually everything. He searches for one of the few things remaining in his life, his missing estranged elder daughter.


  • Waleed Zuaiter as Muhsin al-Khafaji
  • Bertie Carvel as Frank Temple
  • Clara Khoury as Professor Zubeida Rashid
  • Leem Lubany as Sawsan
  • July Namir as Mrouj
  • Tawfeek Barhom
  • Charlotte Spencer
  • Corey Stoll as John Parodi
  • Neil Maskell as Douglas Evans


Season One
  1. Episode 1
  2. Episode 2
  3. Episode 3
  4. Episode 4
  5. Episode 5
  6. Episode 6

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