Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how you look. From the windswept sand dunes of the coastline to the badlands of the hinterland, Y Gwyll is a series of stories that are original and local, yet timeless and universal.
Hinterland is a show about crimes in the English town of Aberystwyth in the county of Ceredigion in Wales. Chief Inspector Tom Mathias comes from London, a seasoned detective who knows that the key to solving the crime is not about where you are looking for the truth and in the way you look at this thing. On the first day of work in Aberystwyth Tom faced with the mysterious disappearance of an elderly lady. During the investigation, he met with the local residents, as well as with their colleagues.