Review: The Secret (S1 E2/4), Friday 6th May, ITV

Last week’s opening episode of The Secret – based on a true story – was gripping, tense viewing. And that’s about the greatest compliment you can pay to a story where the ending is out in the public domain – even though we knew that the lustful affair between Colin Howell and Hazel┬áBuchanan was going…

Stephen Graham to star in Channel 4 CCTV thriller

We’re big fans of Stephen Graham here at The Killing Times. The acclaimed actor and Hollywood star has floated our boat in such things as This Is England – for which he is BAFTA-nominated – Pirates of the Caribbean and Boardwalk Empire. Now Channel 4 has announced he’s going back to the channel to star…

Line Of Duty confirmed for BBC1; fifth series commissioned

The BBC know a hit when it sees it. Line Of Duty – that breathtakingly high-octane police corruption series – hit record viewing figures for BBC2 for its finale a few weeks ago. We brought you a story last week (here, if you want to read it) bringing you news that the BBC was thinking…