Review: Top Of The Lake: China Girl (S2 E5/6), Thursday 24th August, BBC Two

And so this head-scratching, sometimes infuriating, sometimes brilliant drama continued this week with another perplexing episode. There was so much good stuff in there, as usual, but there were more inconsistencies and scenes and character arcs where you just sat there and said to yourself, “Say what, now?” NB: Spoilers ahoy!

ITV confirms Safe House transmission date

Safe House has had more ups and downs that you’d care to mention, and the rebooted series (the original starred Christopher Eccleston and Patterson Joseph, among others) will return to the original concept with new writers and a new cast (as well as a new setting). Now ITV has announced its transmission date.

Netflix announces transmission date for Western series, Godless

When is a crime drama not a crime drama? Does it have to have a police person in it to be a crime drama? No, I don’t think so. I’ve purposefully stayed clear of superhero series like Jessica Jones and Daredevil, even though, essentially, they’re crime dramas. I’ve also stayed clear of current Norwegian series,…

BBC orders trio of new crime dramas

And still the news from the Edinburgh TV Festival keeps on coming (and still my internet isn’t working, so I’ve had to come to a hotspot to catch up on stuff). This time it’s the BBC, who has commissioned three new crime dramas, ably demonstrating the breadth and diversity within the drama. One is a…