REVIEW: The Cry (S1 E4/4)

For the past three episodes, Helen FitzGerald’s The Cry has been adapted into a brilliant, taut, fascinating and emotional four-part thriller. Ostensibly the story of a missing (kidnapped? murdered?) baby, it has developed beautifully and naturally into almost something else entirely: an exploration of manipulation, deception and paranoia so riveting it was hard to concentrate…

REVIEW : 54 Hours – The Gladbeck Hostage Crisis (S1 E1/2)

A few years ago the UK was gripped by the manhunt for Raoul Moat, who had gone on the run after shooting his former partner and her new boyfriend. Rolling coverage of the investigation reached fever pitch when Moat was thought to be holed up somewhere near a small town called Rothbury and the media…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 22nd – Sunday 28th October)

1 The Deuce *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* S2 E7/8 Vincent imagines an idyllic life with Abby, and Alston faces a dilemma involving Flanagan. Tuesday 23rd October, 10pm, Sky Atlantic 2 Killing Eve *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* S1 E7/8 Carolyn brings unwelcome news and a change of priorities, but Eve is closer than she has ever…