Netflix confirms transmission date for series two of You

One of Netflix’s hidden cult gems is creepy stalker drama, You, which hit last year. Now we know when series two will transmit in the UK. It has been described as a 21st-century love story that asks, “What would you do for love?” When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, his…

Alibi confirms transmission date for Traces

UKTV channel Alibi, has confirmed the transmission date of its promising original series, Traces. The six-part series is written by former Amelia Bullmore from a concept by best-selling crime novelist, Val McDiarmid. It stars Molly Windsor, Laura Fraser and Jennifer Spence, as well as Line Of Duty’s Martin Compston. Here’s a trailer… When Emma Hedges…

BBC One renews The Mallorca Files for a second series

It hasn’t even started yet but BBC One’s daytime series, The Mallorca Files, has already been recommissioned for a second series. The series is set amongst the expat community on the eponymous Spanish island. While self-confessed introverted Brit Miranda Blake takes her career – as well as everything else in life – seriously, German Max…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 11th – Sunday 17th November)

One of our favourite crime dramas, Welsh-language series, Craith returns for its second series this week. We also say goodbye to Spiral, whose seventh series ends next Saturday. After the football, The Name Of The Rose also returns. Enjoy! 1 Spiral *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES* *LAST IN SERIES* S7 E11&12/12 Laure and Gilou are taken…

REVIEW: Spiral (S7 E9&10/12)

So Laure’s investigation into the killing of Chief Inspector Herville is back on track, and she has a new suspect – bent (or perhaps just incompetent) Fraud Squad copper Lebrion. But with wily Josephine nobbling over-eager Judge Roban, will the whole case collapse around the team’s ears? While we’re wrapped up in that debate –…

BBC releases first images from The North Water

This looks like something to look forward to in 2020. Stephen Graham, Tom Courtenay and Peter Mullan are among the names joining Colin Farrell and Jack O’Connell in Andrew Haigh’s forthcoming adaptation of The North Water. The three-part drama recently completed its first leg of filming in the Arctic, shooting for three weeks in Svalbard….

BBC Four confirms transmission date for series two of The Sinner

For those who haven’t watched The Sinner on Netflix, BBC Four has been giving the US series an airing. It brought the second-run rights for series one last year, and it has bought the second-run rights for series two. And now when it will start. The Sinner is an anthology series based on the novel…

BBC Two confirms transmission date for Vienna Blood

One of the series we’re looking forward to is Vienna Blood. It’s set in 1900s Vienna and follows Max Liebermann, a brilliant young English doctor, studying under the famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. When Max comes into contact with Oskar Rheinhardt, an Austrian Detective Inspector struggling with a strange case, he offers his assistance. Max’s extraordinary…

ITV adapting Lindsey Davis’s Falco Roman private detective novels

There are period crime dramas and there are Roman-era crime dramas. We’re enjoying the medieval-era Name Of The Rose on BBC Two at the moment, and we’ve had Cadfael a long time ago, but now it looks as though well be getting another hyper-period drama. Deadline reports that ITV is in advanced development on a…

Canadian TV developing The Hardy Boys TV series

We’ve had a new Nancy Drew series and now we’re getting a Hardy Boys series. Based on Edward Stratemeyer’s bestselling classic children’s books, the mystery-drama features the principal characters in their teen years. After the tragic death of their mother, Frank Hardy, 16, and his brother Joe, 12, are moved from the big city to their…

James Nesbitt to star in Northern Irish crime drama Bloodlands

James Nesbitt will star in Bloodlands, a major original crime drama for BBC One, created by exciting new writer Chris Brandon and produced by Jed Mercurio’s production company HTM Television. When a car containing a possible suicide note is pulled out of Strangford Lough, Northern Irish police detective Tom Brannick (Nesbitt) quickly connects it to…