Steven Bocho’s Murder In The First Gets First Trailer

Steven Bocho is held up in revered terms in the world of crime drama. And for good reason – Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue are were all gritty, riveting classics ahead of their time. It’s been a while since we’ve seen anything from Bocho (not since 2009 and Raising The Bar to be precise), but this new…

Benedict Cumberbatch to return as Rumpole on BBC Radio 4

Oh why not. Let’s make it a hattrick of stories that celebrate The Cumberbatch and all his many talents (mostly acting). The couple of posts today have been altogether quite Sherlocky in nature, but this one is all about Benedict, or ‘Benedict’ as we like to call him. The news is this: he’s returning to BBC Radio 4 this…

Sherlock debuts on Netflix

Bit of a Sherlock morning this morning at The Killing Times. Except it’s afternoon now. But it’s threatening to develop into a whole day of hot Sherlock action, which is jolly nice for everyone. This is a just a quickie to tell you that Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’s global crime drama behemoth is now available in internet…

Sherlock aired on two different channels in France

One of the things we love about Sherlock is that it’s at the forefront of the new wave of British television – along with Downton Abbey and Doctor Who – members of which are now classed as exports and global phenomena. Only a few years ago British TV was being derided for not having the…

What To Watch This Week: Monday 17 – Friday 21st March

Stand by for another busy week in the world of crime drama. Not only do we have a new series on ITV tonight starring Reece Sheersmith and Sheridan Smith – The WIdower – we have, erm, a new re-imagining of Ironside later in the week (!). Then there’s the little matter of the series finale…