Canal+ identifies Prey

French pay TV network Canal+ has acquired two British dramas for a 2015 release.

Prey (3×52′), created by Chris Lunt, stars John Simm as a policeman framed for the murder of his wife and son, and who goes on the run to prove his innocence.

Prey

Prey

The second acquisition, six-part Happy Valley, was written by Sally Wainwright and follows a policewoman (Sarah Lancashire) who is called to deal with a kidnapping and comes face to face with the man who destroyed her family.

Happy Valley

Happy Valley

Both series are produced by Red Production Company for ITV and BBC One respectively.