REVIEW: Luther (S5 E3/4)

Whilst the first two episodes of this new season of Luther have barreled along at a rapid pace, things slowed up somewhat tonight to take to a well-earned breather as we focused on the consolidation and convergence of certain plot-lines whilst the net tightened both on our suspects and Luther himself. With time running short…

Killing Eve series two to air in the US in April

Killing Eve – which came in at number 10 in our Best Crime Dramas Of 2018 – is good to go for its second series, and news has reached us that BBC America, its home in the US, will broadcast it from April. Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer return as the two main players –…

Independence Day premiere date for Stranger Things

Even though the crime element of Stranger Things is now negligible, we’re going to carry on keeping you abreast of any developments because so many people enjoy this nostalgia-heavy, 1980s-set fantasy/horror/conspiracy/thriller mash-up. We know it’s coming back this year for an eagerly anticipated third series, and Netflix, the show’s streaming home, has announced its return…

Sky Atlantic confirms True Detective transmission date

One of the big, returning series this year is True Detective, Nic Pizzolatto’s anthology series. Series one, of course, won The Killing Times’ first-ever Best Crime Drama Of The Year back in 2014. After an absence of four years, the series is back, this time starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, Stephen Dorff and Carmen Ejogo…

ITV confirms Vera transmission date

You can’t beat a bit of Vera, the show that stars the brilliant Brenda Blethyn and based on award-winning crime writer Ann Cleeves’ series of novels. We’re onto series nine this year, which is a remarkable achievement in itself, with four new, feature-length episodes about to come at us. In the first new episode, entitled…