News brief: German channel buys Tennant’s Escape Artist

German network Vox has acquired BBC One drama thriller The Escape Artist from Red Arrow International.

The miniseries, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who, Broadchurch) as a lawyer whose life is turned upside down by a gruesome murder case, comes from Red Arrow’s Endor Productions and has sold to channels such as Australia’s SBS, TV2 in Norway and TV4 in Sweden.

RTL-owned Vox usually focuses on US scripted shows and in-house productions.