Review: Midwinter Of The Spirit (S1 E1/3), Wednesday 23rd September, ITV

Ever since it was announced that ITV was to adapt Phil Rickmam’s best-selling novels, this has been accumulating some buzzy momentum. It’s a crime drama wrapped up in a horror story, once again proving that the hottest sub-genre of crime drama is one that mixes supernatural elements with more traditional procedural tropes. Midwinter Of The…

JK Rowling’s Cormoran Strike crime novels to be adapted by the BBC

Yes, I’ve already uploadedĀ a post about about the BBC’s upcoming autumn/winter slate of programmes (here if you missed it), but within all the Sherlocks and the Luthers there was one titbit that deserved its own news story. JK Rowling is one of the world’s biggest selling and best known authors, thanks to a little wizard…

Witnesses’ Marie Dompnier: There will be a second season

French drama Witnesses – shown on Channel 4 – is one of ourĀ favourite crime dramas of the year. It felt familiar but also felt fresh (a hard balance to achieve), mainly because of its outrageous and macabre set-up – a killer was seemingly digging up the bodies of recently deceased people and then rearranging them…