Review: The Secret (S1 E1/4), Friday 29th April, ITV

After all the drama provided by Line Of Duty, I was almost thankful for The Secret’s more conventional narrative. That’s not a knock on it at all – this four-part series, based on a true story and starring James Nesbitt and Genevieve O’Reilly, was in some ways refreshing in its structure compared to the helter-skelter…

Interview: James Nesbitt, The Secret

Has everyone recovered from Line Of Duty? No? Well tough, because the crime drama wheel still keeps spinning and tonight on ITV (Friday 29th April) there’s an intriguing-looking new three-parter starting up, which is based on a true story. James Nesbitt and Genevieve O’Reilly play Colin Howell and Hazel Buchanan – two married characters who start…

Review: Line Of Duty (S3 E6/6), Thursday 28th April, BBC2

It couldn’t look worse for sleazy Patrick Fairbank; as he’s being questioned about his failure to investigate child abuse, Lindsay Denton’s emailed copy of the Incriminating List turns up. Fairbank is of course on The List, and though Lindsay’s now dead, it seems that her work has been done.But though The Caddy’s paymasters may fall,…