BBC confirms transmission date for ‘Shannon Matthews drama’ The Moorside

We’ve known for a while that the BBC was planning a drama set against the backdrop of the Shannon Matthews case. It was to star Sheridan Smith as friend of Karen Matthews, Julie Bushby, Sherlock’s Sian Brooke as Matthews’ neighbour Natalie, and Happy Valley’s Siobhan Finneran as police liaison officer Christine Freeman. We’re told that…

First Look: Sweden’s Before We Die

Innan vi dör (Before We Die) is the new big crime series on Swedish public service channel SVT. Of course, it’s not a given that every Scandinavian crime series will be exported to the UK, but as this one is showing a good amount of potential after two episodes, let’s have a look at what’s…