The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 5th – Sunday 11th November)

We’re coming up to the end of the year, but there are treats still to be had. This week we say goodbye to The Deuce and The Truth About The Harry Qubert Affair, but welcome series two of The Sinner, on Netflix, which promises to be worth a watch, and French series Killer By The Lake. Enjoy!

1 The Deuce *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*  *LAST IN SERIES*
S2 E9/9
As Red Hot premieres, Candy, Harvey and Frankie get caught between competing investors. 
Tuesday 6th November, 10pm, Sky Atlantic

2 Trust *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E9/10
An unexpected development prompts Gail to travel to London. Crime drama delving into the trials and triumphs of one of the 20th century’s most iconic dynasties, the Gettys. 
Wednesday 7th November, 9pm, BBC Two

3 The Sinner *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 1-10/10
Detective Harry Ambrose returns to his hometown in rural New York to assess an unsettling and heart-wrenching crime – parents murdered by their 11-year-old son with no apparent motive. As Ambrose realizes there’s nothing ordinary about the boy or where he came from, the investigation pulls him into the hidden darkness of his hometown. He’s pitted against those who will stop at nothing to protect its secrets – and the mysterious Vera, who proves to be a complicated, enigmatic piece to this haunting puzzle.
From Friday 9th November, Netflix

4 Beck *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S7 E2/4
Martin and the team investigate when the popular coach of a suburban junior ice hockey team is found stabbed to death. They discover that the victim was teaching refugee children how to skate, an undertaking that was not appreciated by everyone in the small, sheltered community.
Saturday 10th November, 9pm, BBC Four

5 Dark Heart *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S1 E3&4/6
DI Will Wagstaffe and his team investigate the mysterious death of a young nurse on the London Underground. Whilst CCTV reveals the victim fleeing an invisible assailant, forensics find a DNA link to a missing teenager presumed dead for seven years. Aided by his new team DS Rob Mullan, DC Ray Monk, DC Annie Webb and pathologist Dr Luke Paul, Will unearths a bond of secrets and betrayals which leads him straight into the dark underbelly of the city. 
Wednesday 7th /Thursday 8th November, 9pm, ITV

6 Informer *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/6
As Raza disappears deeper into his undercover role, Gabe takes a journey into his past. The CTSU team report to headquarters on Raza’s intelligence regarding Igli Gramos as their possible ‘Big Shot’. They mount a surveillance operation, with Raza at its heart, to follow the Gramos’ money trail.
Tuesday 6th November, 9pm, BBC One

7 Rillington Place
S1 E3/3
After the strain of Timothy Evans’ trial, Christie finds it increasingly difficult to maintain the charade. As his marriage breaks down he embarks upon a course of action that finally reveals his true nature to the world.
Friday 9th November, 9pm, Alibi

8 Killer By The Lake *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-8/8
Three years after Lise and Clovis first met while investigating the disappearance of a teenager in a lakeside town, they are married with a nine-month-old son and their work has taken them to the shores of another lake – Lake Annecy. Lise is a police captain and Clovis a paramilitary police commander. Lise’s mother Marianne, who has Alzheimer’s disease, lives nearby in a care facility. The couple seem happy and harmonious and have many friends, but then they take on a challenging and terrifying new investigation. The corpses of two women are found, one right after the other. Lise and Clovis have no doubt that it must be the work of a serial killer. This reawakens painful memories for Lise, while Clovis confronts his own demons. But the two of them have to pull together and work as a team if they are to track down the murderer.
Wednesday 7th November, 10.35pm, Channel 4 (then all episodes on All4)

9 Get Shorty *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E5/10
After a bombshell revelation about Rick, Miles and Louis visit an abandoned water treatment facility to figure out their next move.
Wednesday7th November, 10.10pm, Sky Atlantic

10 The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E10/10
The truth about what happened in 1975 finally comes out, revealing the extent of Harry’s role in Nola’s death.
Tuesday 6th November, 10pm, Sky Witness

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