The Dortmund mayor Ullrich Sierau, has criticised the recent “scene of the crime”issue “anger” as cliché and as “bullying” to the city and the residents. In a letter to WDR Director Tom Buhrow, the SPD politician wrote a murder mystery script has to have “a minimum level of relation to reality”. But: “It is a clumsy representation, without any regional knowledge.” A spokeswoman for the channel confirmed on Tuesday the receipt of the letter, which was sent to the city on the eve of the media.

Sierau, complained, about the locations Dortmund and Marl, and the entire Region a true and fair view had been given. The structural change will be hidden. “The creators of this episode to give the people of a Region may be ridiculed by this beer drinker in training suits in front of dilapidated houses stand around.” The WDR disqualifying “yourself as a manufacturing station”. The Film was also in Duisburg.

In a statement, the WDR, the station will show in the Dortmund “Tatort replied,”follow “a complex image of the city”. By Tensions, and densities of individual scenes could be perceived “as a cliché, other than realistic representations”. In the case of the last public screenings, there was “much applause” – in Dortmund, Germany.

The Dortmund “Tatort”commissioners Peter Faber (Jörg Hartmann) and Martina Bönisch (Anna Schudt) in “wrath” the murder of a former miner. An average of 9.22 million viewers had watched the episode on Sunday in the First.