The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 1st October – Sunday 6th)

We’re edging into October and the seasons they are a-changing. Thankfully there’s some top-quality fare to keep us all entertained as the nights grow darker – the likes of Killing Eve, Mystery Road and The Cry continue this week, while Spanish Netflix series, Elite, starts. Enjoy!

1 Killing Eve *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/8
Intel from Berlin points to the existence of a mole, prompting Eve to undertake her first surveillance operation. Meanwhile, Villanelle is sent to England to eliminate a member of British Intelligence – without knowing who the target is – and an emotional Eve realises how high the stakes are. 
Saturday 6th October, 9.25pm, BBC One

2 Mystery Road *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E5&6/6
A corpse found in a sacred spot dredges up a past crime for Emma, while Jay’s daughter Crystal helps him to a fresh discovery. 
Saturday 6th October, 9pm, BBC Four

3 The Deuce *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E4/9
Ashley and Abby resolve to uncover the identity of a 16-year-old sex worker killed in a recent fire. Elsewhere, Candy recruits some new faces to help her out her new film.
Tuesday 2nd October, 10pm, Sky Atlantic

4 The Cry *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E2/4
Joanna finds herself at the centre of a media circus as the world’s press descends on Wilde Bay to report on the disappearance. She becomes obsessed with people forming theories about her child’s fate on the internet, adopting a fake identity to join in the discussion. As the police investigation continues, she and Alistair are forced to adopt different strategies for coping with the constant intrusion, a pressure which threatens to break their relationship.
Sunday 7th October, 9pm, BBC One

5 Trust *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/10
Little Paul gets to know his captors. Meanwhile, Primo opens a channel of communication to his mother, Gail.
Wednesday 3rd September, 9pm, BBC Two

6 Strangers *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/8
British professor Jonah Mulray finds himself left adrift when David goes off the radar and cannot be located, so fearing the worst, he decides to track him down. Fuelled by suspicion and paranoia, the search takes Jonah to the gambler’s paradise of Macau, where he comes face to face with David’s dark past. 
Monday 1st October, 9pm, ITV

7 No Offence *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S3 E4/6
The police have just missed out on collaring Beckett – but they have gained a potentially priceless opportunity. With Bonnie and Dennis in the station, Viv and the team now have just 48 hours to get Dennis to betray his best friend and turn police informant. The only trouble is, Dennis is refusing to budge, prompting Vic to tunnel down to his deepest insecurities, unleashing far more than she could have bargained for. 
Thursday 4th October, 9pm, Channel 4

8 Elementary *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S6 E20/21
Holmes and Watson’s deadly conflict with Sherlock’s former friend Michael intensifies when another victim surfaces.
Monday 1st October, 9pm, Sky Witness

9 The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E5/10
Marcus explores the link between Nola and Elijah Stern. Harry reflects on an arguably ill-advised trip away with Nola. 
Tuesday 2nd October, 9pm, Sky Witness

10 Elite *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-10/10
When three working-class kids were given scholarships to Spain’s most elite high school, they thought they were in for their big break. But when one of their classmates turns up dead, everyone is under question.
From Friday October 5th, Netflix

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