REVIEW: The Bridge (S4 E7/8)

We’re now entering the final straits of The Bridge, and this fourth and final series has tried to juggle several tricky storylines. At the start of this episode, we still got a lot to sort out, but there was a sense in episode six that things we beginning to work themselves out on all fronts…

Spiral featurette hints at series seven storylines

Earlier this year, we brought you news that series seven of Spiral had begun filming in Paris. This seventh series is to be the show’s last, and now information and images are starting to be drip-fed out into the ether. This is what we know so far: While the group of Laure Berthaud has shattered,…

Transmission date for Indian crime drama Sacred Games confirmed

A couple of years ago we brought you news (read that here) that Netflix was adapting Vikram Chandra’s Mumbai-set novel, Sacred Games. Now we not only have a trailer but also a transmission date… and it’s soon! Set in Mumbai, Sacred Games delves into the city’s intricate web of organised crime, corruption, politics and espionage…

Netflix releases trailer and transmission date for series two of Ozark

Ozark – starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney – made it into the top 10 of our Best Crime Dramas Of 2017 list (see that here) and series two has been gearing up for a while now. Deadline reports that: In the anticipated second season, the Byrde family continues to navigate the troubled money-laundering and…

BBC Four snaps up German hostage drama

We’ve been hearing whispers in the wind about what is coming next in the Saturday-night, 9pm foreign-language crime slot on BBC Four, and now we’re hearing that the Beeb has bought a new hostage drama from Germany. No stranger to hostage dramas – thanks to Denmark’s Below The Surface shown earlier this year – the…

BBC announces details of new daytime crime drama

The BBC has had some success with its daytime crime dramas – Father Brown, The Coroner and Shakespeare & Hathaway have proved to be mild hits, all of which have been recommissioned for more series. Now we hear the corporation is to add to its daytime crime slate. The Mallorca Files, set amongst the expat community on…