Channel 4 renews The End Of The F****** World

The End Of The F****** World just missed out on our Top 20 crime dramas last year, but for its many fans it was one of the freshest crime dramas in recent years. It followed James and Alyssa as they embark on a road trip they embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s father, who…

Peaky Blinders to move to BBC One for series five

Globally, Birmingham-set historical gangster drama, Peaky Blinders, is a pretty big deal. And here, in the UK, it has performed extremely well in BBC Two. Now, like Line Of Duty before it, it’s going to transfer onto BBC One for next year’s series five. “Peaky Blinders is world class drama at the top of its…

Walter Presents confirms Alex transmission date

Walter Presents, that foreign-language brand, has had a busy day or so. It has announced two new Icelandic crime dramas waiting in the wings for September, and now it has added another, Swedish crime drama, Alex. On the outside, Alex is an exemplary citizen: a dedicated father and law-enforcer. In reality, he is drug-fuelled, dirty…

BBC Four confirms transmission date for Spanish crime drama La Peste

And now for something completely different. We know that beneath the umbrella of crime drama, a whole host of different variants gather: there are procedurals, there are psychological thrillers, there are whydunits, there are spy thrillers, gangster stories… and historical thrillers. BBC Four, known for its Scandinavian crime dramas set in the present day, has…

Swedish crime drama Sthlm Requiem to debut in October

We like to keep abreast of what’s happening over in Scandinavia and we’ve been alerted by Our Charlotte that Sthlm Requiem, a series we’ve been keeping our eyes on, will appear in Sweden this October. Based on Kristina Ohlsson’s Bergman & Recht novels it stars Liv Mjönes and Jonas Karlsson, and follows criminologist Fredrika Bergman who…

Walter Presents debuts two Icelandic crime dramas in September

Well, here we go – headlong into the autumn season. We’ll be posting an extensive autumns/winter preview in the next few days, but until then, Walter Presents has announced that two Icelandic crime dramas – Cover Story and The Court – will debut on its UK service in September. Cover Story, then. When Laura, a…