BBC releases first series five trailer for Shetland

One of the more popular British crime dramas, Shetland, is on its way back to BBC One for a fifth series. The channel has released the first trailer for the new run, which is another six-parter. What do we know about the plot? On a windswept hillside, a young man waits patiently, shivering in a…

Johannes Lassen reveals first trailer for Below The Surface II

Danish hostage drama, Below The Surface, is coming back to Danish screens this spring, and star, Johannes Lassen, is becoming quite the source of news. The first seriesĀ told the story of a metro train with 15 passengers that is taken hostage by three heavily armed men. Police terror unit TTF is activated and the situation…

Netflix confirms transmission date for series two of Suburra

Italy’s relationship with organised crime is a long and storied one, and when it comes to TV a few high-profile series have attempted to explore this uneasy accord. First we had the globally successful Gamorra, and then, shortly afterwards, came the less heralded but still gritty and watchable Suburra. It all starts in 2008, and…

The Bridge inspires new German series from the producers of Dark

The tentacles of Swedish series, The Bridge, are still extending far and wide, it seems, even after the show’s final, fourth series ended last year. So far we’ve had Bridge spin-off series in the UK, the US and across Asia. Now we have another European series that takes its cue from Hans Rosenfeldt’s global success….