American Crime Story: Who’s playing Hilary Clinton?

One of the better crime anthology series out there is Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story. The second series – The Assassination Of Gianni Versace – won our best crime drama of the year in 2018. We know that the next instalment will focus on the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky affair, and is titled Impeachment: American Crime…

Unforgotten’s Chris Lang to write new true-crime drama for ITV

Chris Lang – the man behind Unforgotten and Innocent on ITV – has been commissioned by the channel to create a new true-crime series. The extraordinary and compelling story of how John Darwin faked his own death to claim life insurance and avoid bankruptcy will be told in a new ITV drama, The Thief, His Wife…

Grace on ITV: When is it on?

It’s always a pleasure to watch John Simm on TV, and now he stars in new ITV crime drama, Grace. Acclaimed screenwriter and Endeavour creator, Russell Lewis, has adapted international bestseller Peter James’, Dead Simple, his debut novel from the award-winning Roy Grace series. Simm takes the lead role of the tenacious Detective Superintendent Roy…

Harry and Meghan interview: What does that mean for Unforgotten?

Unforgotten is currently the most-watched crime drama in the UK, with ITV confirming yesterday that episode one attracted 7.4million viewers after a week of consolidated figures. However, the channel announced this morning that it had purchased the Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which will air in Unforgotten’s usual slot – Monday…

Welsh crime drama The Museum: When is it on and how can I watch?

The prolific Fflur Dafydd is a friend to The Killing Times, and her latest crime drama for S4C – The Museum – has been in production for a while now. Sadly, like many other dramas, its production has been affected by the COVID pandemic. However, there’s good news oout of Wales today – the series…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E2/6)

To bowdlerise Philip Larkin: they screw you up, your mum and dad; they may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had, and add some extra, just for you. Mothers and fathers and that fateful inheritance that can blight or boost your life has often played a part in…

REVIEW Bloodlands (S1 E2/4)

We always put a warning about spoilers in our reviews, and it’s none more important than in this week’s review of Bloodlands, the Northern Irish crime series. There was a killer twist at the end of this instalment that no doubt took your breath away. If you haven’t seen this episode yet, and don’t want…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 1st – Sunday 7th March)

This week, we say hello to Bryan ‘Breaking Bad‘ Cranston’s new crime drama, Your Honor, on Sky Atlantic, as well as Amsterdam Vice on Channel 4/All4. We also say farewell to ITV’s Marcella, as well as continue with big-hitters Unforgotten and Bloodlands. Enjoy! 1 Unforgotten *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*S4 E2/6Cassie and Sunny identify four potential…

REVIEW Man In Room 301 (S1 E1&2/6)

We’re used to evocative, snow-bound Nordic Noirs on BBC Four on a Saturday night, but this new six-part Finnish series offers something slightly different. We’ve discussed what makes a Nordic Noir until the cows come home on this site, and there has been a sense recently that too many channels have tried to employ this…

Netflix announces transmission date for The One

British writer John Marrs’ book, The One, has gotten the Netflix treatment, and now we know when it will air on the streaming giant. The eight-part series series is set five minutes in the future, in a world where a DNA test can find your perfect partner – the one person you’re genetically predisposed to…

Line Of Duty series six: When is it on BBC One?

It’s the one many crime drama fans had been waiting for. BBC One has confirmed the transmission date for series six of Line Of Duty, and it’s sooner than you think. So mark that in your diaries – Sunday 21st March at 9pm on BBC One. In this new series, Kelly Macdonald guests stars as…