REVIEW: The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco (S3 E2/4)

Last week’s opening episode of The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco was pretty bad, I have to say. Which was a shame because I enjoyed the first two series and I like the set-up and the characters. But this new series? It looked cheap-as-chips, the new characters who were brought in were carbon copies of the…

REVIEW: Picnic At Hanging Rock (S1 E4/6)

After last week’s third episode, the series’ best by some distance, I was interested to see whether the fourth instalment of Picnic At Hanging Rock would continue its improvement. If last week’s episode was about Irma, this episode was about young Sara Waybourne. Infatuated with missing Miranda, this gifted, sensitive young girl had been through…

Acorn TV commissions new crime drama from New Tricks writer

Another online service that’s been busy is US-based Acorn TV, which claims to show the best of British TV. The VOD subscription site seems to have been commissioning crime dramas left, right and centre (read about is Lond-set series here). Now the site has announced a new female-fronted series, Queens Of Mystery, written by New…

Sons Of Anarchy actor to join series five of Bosch

We know that the fifth series of the ever-reliable Bosch – based on Michael Connelly’s fantastic novels – is due next year, and a bit of casting news has emerged as the build-up begins. Sons Of Anarchy’s Ryan Hurst is set to join the cast, alongside Titus Welliver. Deadline reports: Hurst will play Hector Bonner,…