Review: The Mentalist (S7 E12,13/13), Thursday 23rd April, Channel 5

And so, we reach the end of The Mentalist. It’s been a long and winding journey, one which has sometimes tested the faith of even the most devoted. At times it appeared that the story of our repentant fraudulent psychic had lost its way; in this final truncated season, it’s been wrenched back on course,…

BBC acquires two new Scandinavian dramas

Even though other channels have cottoned onto the fact that Scandinavian drama, especially crime drama, is a hip thing, BBC4 is still the place that’s most associated with it. The channel played out the original version of Wallander, it broke The Killing and continued with The Bridge, and all were hugely successful creating a genre…