Apologies this is a day late – it’s been quite a weekend, a weekend spent mostly at the Radio Times Festival. So this is the first time I’ve had a chance to sit down and savour the third episode of this second series of Hinterland/Y Gwyll. And savour is the right word because it’s slow-moving, intense stuff, with thoughtful, heartbreaking human stories set in foreboding, rugged rural communities. And this week – the start of a new two-part story (series two comprises four two-part stories) – was no different. Continue reading Review: Hinterland/Y Gwyll (S2 E3/8), Sunday 27th September, S4C
Daily Archives: September 28, 2015
The Bridge III: Record viewing figures; what they’re saying; UK transmission date rumours
Last night something amazing happened throughout Scandinavia and other parts of Europe – the premiere of series three of The Bridge (or Bron, Broen and Silta as I’ve been seeing on Twitter) was broadcast last night (Sunday 27th September). It’s exciting for all Bridge fans in the UK (of which there are many), but sadly we won’t be seeing it for another couple of months. At the end of this post you’ll find news of the UK’s transmission date, but in the meantime I’ve collated some reviews from Swedish newspapers. Some are glowing, some aren’t, but one thing is clear – in Martin’s absence (*cries*) this third run will be all about Saga Norén.
Warning: there are spoilers ahead (mild turning into medium on the spoiler scale), and the reviews have been translated via Google Translate Continue reading The Bridge III: Record viewing figures; what they’re saying; UK transmission date rumours
The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 28th September – Sunday 4th October)
It’s another hugely busy week in the crime drama genre, with lots of stuff starting AND a special feature-length film that allows us to bid farewell to one of the biggest franchises in crime drama history. Yes, it’s time to say goodbye to CSI and its ridiculous set pieces, its ridiculous special effects and always-solid, entertaining stories. Fare thee well CSI! Continue reading The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 28th September – Sunday 4th October)