The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 25th February – Sunday 3rd March)

We say goodbye to a few series this week: True Detective, Endeavour and The Crimson Rivers. Elsewhere, big hitters Trapped and Baptiste continue, while Danish series Norskov returns for a second series on All4. Enjoy!

1 Trapped *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S2 E5&6/10
The police have foiled a terrorist plot but are left no closer to having solved the mystery of who killed Finnur, or why Gisli took the actions he did. As people gather for the funeral, Andri and Hinrika are on the lookout for any signs of family tension, while Asgeir follows up on his suspicions about Finnur.
Saturday 2nd March, 9pm, BBC Four

2 True Detective *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S3 E8/8
Wayne struggles to hold on to his memories, and his grip on reality, as the truth behind the Purcell case is finally revealed.
Monday 25th February, 10pm, Sky Atlantic

3 Baptiste *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6
The detective discovers the real reason for Edward’s involvement in the case, a revelation that leaves him forced to take drastic action to protect his family. A Europol officer takes an interest in the situation and tries to persuade Edward to work with the police. He remains determined to do things his own way, and pleads with Baptiste to help him – but a new development forces him to abandon the case and face up to the secrets of his own past.
Sunday 3rd March, 9pm, BBC One

4 Shetland *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S5 E3/6
Calum is rushed to hospital after attempting suicide. He dies shortly afterwards, and to Jimmy dismay, Sandy admits to giving Calum the pen he used to kill himself. Convinced that Aaron McGuire is the key to unlocking the murder cases and finding Zezi, Perez heads to Glasgow, where he joins forces with DI Sam Boyd from the trafficking unit. Together they talk to Claire McGuire, Aaron’s ex-wife who runs an employment agency in the city centre. Could Glasgow businessman Gilbert Benson be the man behind one of Jimmy’s toughest assignments?
Tuesday 26th February, 9pm, BBC One

5 Endeavour *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S6 E4/4
The detective investigates the murder of a librarian, and suspicion immediately falls on two professors connected to each other by a seemingly innocent college bequest.
Sunday 3rd March, 8pm, ITV

6 The Crimson Rivers *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E8/8
Niemans is forced to admit that there seems to be a link between the killing of the monks and the presence of the local band led by Marc Messonnier and it appears that the monks believe they have discovered sinister secret messages in the ancient music they have been studying. As Camille and Niemans get closer to the truth, they encounter a satanic sect whose followers are seeking a blood sacrifice and whose leader will do anything to accomplish his work. 
Friday 1st March, 9pm, More4

7 Tin Star *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E6/9
Jack hunts down the cartel bagman, Estuardo, who is circling the colony, but what he finds is worse than he could have ever imagined. Meanwhile, Denise has some questions for Elizabeth about Jaclyn, and Sarah wants to run, but Johan refuses to go.
Thursday 26th February, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

8 Norskov *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1-6/6
Norskov is a rough harbour town in northern Denmark, once a proud, busy industrial seaport, now a town searching for a new identity. We return to Norskov eight months after the events of season one. The women of Norskov play a stronger part in the drama and reflect the themes of identity, masculinity, and crime from new angles. 
From Friday 1st March, All4 (Walter Presents)

9 Murdoch Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S12 E11/18
When the criminal who murdered Detective Watts’ brother is released, Watts kills him. Discrepancies in his statement lead Murdoch to suspect that he took justice into his own hands.
Monday 25th February, 9pm, Alibi

10 Frankie Drake Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E6/8
Frankie suspects sabotage when a baseball player dies mid-game, but her investigation puts her at odds with ruthless mobster Bessie Starkman.
Tuesday 26th February, 9pm, Alibi

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