Special ‘noir’ episode of Casualty tomorrow night

Here’s something I never thought I’d write about on this site: there’s a crime, or more specifically, noir episode of Casualty tomorrow night (Saturday 11th July). For our overseas readers, Casualty is a¬†doughty medical drama that has been trundling along on Saturday nights on British television for 30 years. And tomorrow there’s a special noir…

BBC releases first ‘Victorian’ Sherlock trailer

Anything Sherlock related is big news and there has been a flurry of activity within the confines of 221b Baker Street during the past few days, or San Diego’s Comic-Con to be precise. As fans of crime drama you must know by now that this Christmas episode (as Steven Moffat has confirmed it will be)…

Review: Dead Clever (S1 E1-5/5), BBC Radio 4

For¬†superb Scottish crime author Val McDermid, Dead Clever represents her second radio drama after last year’s Deadheading. Fitting snugly into Radio 4’s 15 Minute Drama slot, McDermid showcased her deftness in the genre, as well as all the warmth and humour we’ve come to expect and admire about her. That first instalment in the Dead……