REVIEW: Trust (S1 E2/6)

If you know your history, you’ll have a pretty good idea of the way Trust is going; if not, prepare for a (mild) shock. Yes, pretty-boy heir John Paul Getty III has been kidnapped – but billionaire granddad has no intention of handing over a penny. And in any case, is the kidnapping real? Having…

BBC One confirms The Cry transmission date

This one has been waiting in the wings for a little while, and now we know when it’s going to air. Based on the novel by Helen FitzGerald, The Cry is a four-part drama that tells the story of Joanna (Jenna Coleman) and her husband Alistair (Ewen Leslie), who travel with their baby from Scotland to Australia…

MR Carey’s Someone Like Me optioned for television

The latest crime novel to get the TV treatment is MR Carey’s Someone Like Me, a tense psychological thriller that focuses on duality. Here’s the blurb: Liz Kendall wouldn’t hurt a fly. She’s a gentlewoman devoted to bringing up her kids in the right way, no matter how hard times get. But there’s another side to…

The Sinner transmission date confirmed by Netflix

Netflix’s The Sinner – broadcast on USA Network in, well, the US – was almost a brilliant series during its first run. Aside from those final two episodes, it was a really intriguing did she/didn’t she story. Series two has already been broadcast in the US, so we’ve been waiting patiently for the streaming giant…

ZDF greenlights The Lost Daughter

German crime drama has undergone a bit of a renaissance in recent years, broadcaster ZDF has announced that it is joining the party. The Lost Daughter (Die Verlorene Tochter) tells the story of a family whose daughter disappeared 10 years ago on a thundery night in a mysterious way. There were no witnesses, no clues, nothing. Then Isa…