Review: Fargo (S1 E4/10), Sunday 11th May

Now then. Here’s something a bit different I’m going to try. We all know that Fargo the TV series paying a lot of lip service to the large-screen original. Even though the two stories (and indeed the locations) are different, there are huge similarities between the two – from the character types to the dialogue….

Is Happy Valley the UK’s Breaking Bad?

Bear with me on this. Happy Valley – BAFTA winner Sally Wainwright’s hit thriller – has been attracting strong audiences on Tuesday nights. It tells two story strands involving two characters.┬áCatherine Cawood (Sarah Lancashire) is a policewoman in a West Yorkshire town. She’s a no-nonsense type, a divorcee, still hugely affected by the suicide of…

Broadchurch series two cast announced

Here we go then. It’s the most anticipated news in British crime drama we’ve seen for a while – the announcement on who will be appearing in series two of Broadchurch. At the end of series one’s shattering conclusion, speculation was rife as to whether its two main stars – David Tennant and Olivia Colman…