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The Cleaner

Paul ‘Wicky' Wickstead, is a state-certified cleaning technician with a very special field of work: as a crime scene cleaner he is responsible for the removal of any signs of death.

Wicky works for Shropshire-based cleaning contractors Lausen and is usually found, together with his baby-blue pickup truck, at crime scenes after the police have concluded their detective work.

Armed with chemicals, scrubbing brushes and cleaning rags, Wicky removes the gruesome mess at the scene of the crime. When carrying out his duties, he stumbles across the strangest of people: from the victim's relatives, employers, neighbours and acquaintances, to occasionally even the murderers themselves. And because he's a sociable type, he sometimes gossips more than he cleans

Show Info

Web channel: United Kingdom BBC iPlayer (2021 - now)
Schedule: Fridays at 21:30 (~ 29 min)
Status: To Be Determined
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Comedy Crime
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes
Developed by: Greg Davies

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Previous Episode

The One

Episode 1x06; Sep 10, 2021

Crime scene cleaner Wicky heads to the country to clean up a nasty mess in a holiday home and finds that the house is owned by his first ‘proper' girlfriend, Maggie. It's a chance to catch up with the one that got away over a nice cup of tea and a bl

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: The OneSep 10, 2021
1x05: The InfluencerSep 10, 2021
1x04: The AristocratSep 10, 2021
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Зачистка (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • Crime Scene Cleaner


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