Review: Happy Valley (S1 E1/6), Tuesday 9th February, BBC1

So here we go then. The award-winning Happy Valley – written by the excellent Sally Wainwright and starring Sarah Lancashire, who put in an an arguably career-defining shift in series one – is back for a second, eagerly awaited six-episode run. That first series was just a brutal battle royale between local copper Catherine Cawood…

Trailer: Line Of Duty 3

Sadly, I missed the screening for Line Of Duty last night, but thankfully the BBC has released a first-look trailer for the third series, which starts this spring (probably next month) on BBC2. Jed Mercurio’s taut coppers-investigating-coppers series has proved a huge hit, with each series seeming to get get better as they tick by….

Review: Gotham (S2 E5/22), Monday 8th February, Channel 5

With Penguin firmly in the grip of sinister Theo Galavan, and Jim Gordon not yet aware of his villainy, Gotham City seems set for a takeover – but there’s a new criminal on the block in the form of arsonist Firefly, and she (yes, she) presents a more immediate danger.