Trailer: Murder In The First, FOX

Blimey, what a week for crime drama here in the UK. We’ve had new series of The Interceptor (review here), Hannibal (review here) and Jordskott (review here), and that was just Wednesday. Yesterday was Stonemouth, and tonight… it’s almost easy to forget that over on digital channel FOX there’s the second series of Murder In…

Nordicana report: Sofia Helin on season three of The Bridge

Last year the Nordicana festival played host to stars from Borgen, The Killing and Sofia Helin and Kim Bodnia from The Bridge, then just before the series two finale was due to be screened on BBC4. There were also¬†screenings from Scandinavian films and TV shows. It was a Scandi lover’s wet dream and this year,…

Review: Stonemouth (S1 E1/2), Thursday 11th June, BBC2

Stonemouth isn’t your usual crime drama, in so far that there aren’t any police procedural elements to it. Instead, and like the 1996 series, The Crow Road, Stonemouth is about a young man returning to his hometown and solving a mystery. The Crow Road was not only one of my favourite books, but also a…