Review: Y Gwyll/Hinterland (S3 E7/8), Sunday 11th December, S4C

Throughout this whole series, the spectres of Robert Owen, Brian Prosser, Iwan Thomas and the Devil’s Bridge children’s home have loomed large over proceedings. Ever since Thomas showed up at the end of series three, we’ve known that event at the Devil’s Bridge had been left unresolved. Now, in the final two episodes of this…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 12th – Sunday 18th December)

As Christmas approaches, there’s a real ‘series finale’ feel in the air this week: Rillington Place, Y Gwyll, Modus and Secrets And Lies all reach their conclusion. But wait… there are some new things on this week. Look out for new series of Elementary and Midsomer Murders. Hurrah!

Review: Modus (S1 E5&6/8), Saturday 10th December, BBC4

So far, Modus has been a slow, pot-boiler of a thriller. We’ve followed various narrative strands (very Scandi Noir) drift hither and thither and followed a chisel-jawed, ex-US Marine, Richard Forrester, as he’s been bumping off homosexuals in Stockholm.