REVIEW: Unforgotten (S3 E1/6)

Welcome back, DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan – the most human cops on the box ­- you’ve been away too long. Let’s hope that three’s the charm. BAFTA nominee Nicola Walker (last seen transcending rather trite material in The Split) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (here, there and everywhere – and occasionally gracing the recent…

REVIEW: Dicte – Crime Reporter (S3 E1/5)

It’s not often that you find the main character in a so-called Nordic Noir get married in the first scenes of a new series. But this is Dicte, after all. Unlike her contemporaries, Dicte Svendsen (the excellent Iben Hjejle) is socially-adjusted, has friends, is funny, likes a smoke and a drink and is a bit headstrong….

INTERVIEW: Ioan Gruffudd, Harrow

In a recent interview, Welsh actor, Ioan Gruffudd said that he had been dying to play the sort of characters who appeared in Liar and now Harrow. In Harrow, Gruffudd plays Dr Daniel Harrow, a forensic pathologist with a total disregard for authority. He has an unfailing empathy for the dead which helps him solve even…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 16-Sunday 22nd July)

It’s pretty much as you were this week, with the likes of Sharp Objects, Unforgotten, Hidden, Picnic At Hanging Rock and Dicte continuing. Ioan Gruffudd’s new Australian drama, Harrow, begins on Friday, as does series three of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man. Elsewhere, we bid a fond farewell to Longmire – that perennially underrated Wyoming-set crime series….