The Killing Times Podcast: Episode 8, Olivia Williams

In this episode, we’re delighted to say that Paul is joined by the brilliant British actress, Olivia Williams. In a long a varied career, Olivia has played all sorts of characters and appeared in all sorts of different projects throughout the years, including Shakespeare, sci-fi, period drama and comedy. Currently, she appears in STARZPlay’s Counterpart….

Professor T series three set for January

Professor T became a bit of a cult favourite when it hit All4/Walter Presents, furthering Belgium’s reputation as a hub for crime drama. Now it’s back for a third series in January. The show’s namesake is a prodigal criminologist at Antwerp University who has inspired scores of students with his punchy teaching techniques. However, the…

Escape At Dannemora gets a New Year’s Day start on Sky Atlantic

Twenty-Nineteen is looking like a big year when it comes to returning US crime drama – we can’t wait for the likes of True Detective, Fargo and Mindhunter – but one of the new shows we’ve got our eye on is Escape At Dannemora, which boasts the likes of Benicio del Toro, Patricia Arquette, Paul Dano, Bonnie…

Death In Paradise back for series eight in January

Told you January was going to be busy. Death In Paradise, that modern equivalent of cosy, single-location crime is back as well with more whodunits from the paradise Caribbean island of Saint-Marie. In the show’s eighth series, the police team face some complex challenges ranging from a popular local radio DJ killed while live on air,…

Father Brown gets transmission date for series seven

It’s hard to fathom, but the BBC’s daytime cosy crime series, Father Brown, is now onto its seventh series. And that seventh series is due to start in a matter of weeks. Based on the works of G.K. Chesterton, Father Brown is set in the 1950s and follows the eponymous Roman Catholic priest as he…

BBC names transmission date for Silent Witness

Ah, January. That time when all the Christmas specials have gone and the schedule is filled with a veritable feast of new series. We’ve already seen that ITV’s Manhunt, BBC’s Luther and ITV’s Grantchester will be coming into the schedules in January, and now we’re told that a hardy perennial – Silent Witness – is…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd December)

It’s the calm before the inevitable January storm, so there are slim picking this week. Fortitude continues, The Sinner comes to an end on BBC4, but we’ve highlighted something a bit different – a comedy murder mystery starring Johnny Vegas and the brilliant Sian Gibson. Enjoy! 1 Death On The Tyne *NEW UK PREMIERE ONE-OFF*…