Review: Craith (S1 E8/8), Sunday 25th February, S4C

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE Welsh crime drama Craith – only available on S4C at the moment (accessed for the likes of me in England via iPlayer) – has, in its seven previous episodes, proved itself to be one of the best of the year so far, telling the story of a dangerous manchild who kidnapped and murdered…

Review: Strike – Career Of Evil (S1 E1/2), Sunday 25th February, BBC One

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE The BBC’s adaptations of JK Rowling’s Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike novels have proved a hit with viewers despite some odd scheduling. I honestly thought that these two and three-episode stories would be played out during holiday periods, like ITV’s Maigret (or perhaps strung together in one six-episode series), but no… we’ve had…

Review: Modus (S2 E5&6/8), Saturday 24th February, BBC Four

NB: SPOILERS INSIDE Modus does get sillier and sillier as the weeks go by, but there’s still an addictiveness here – you want to find out if Helen Tyler is alive and who abducted her and why she was abducted. In these two episodes – the penultimate double-bill of the series – some of these…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 26th February – Sunday 4th March)

And so the madness continues. Another week rammed full of crime drama – some that are ending, some that are beginning. Most notable is Sky Atlantic’s Save Me, starring Lennie James and Stephen Graham, and The Assassination Of Gianni Versace, the next American Crime Story installment. Elsewhere, we say goodbye to Rebecka Martinsson and Strike.

Review: Mosaic (S1 E2/6), Saturday 24th February, Sky Atlantic

NB : Spoilers Inside Steven Soderbergh’s Mosaic did a wonderful job in it’s initial episode last week of drawing the viewer immediately into the dark web of conspiracy around Olivia Lake,  alongside the large milieu of characters who all had a vested interest in her emotional or financial needs. What wasn’t clear was if the…