The 10 best crime dramas this week (Monday 25th – Sunday 31st March)

The big headline this week is to do with AC-12: yes, Line Of Duty is back. Elsewhere, Enid a Lucy finishes and, well… that’s about it. It’s as you were. Enjoy!

1 Line Of Duty *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S5 E1/6
An attack is made on a police transport carrying seized drugs, leaving three officers dead. Suspicion immediately falls on the head of a criminal syndicate, who is suspected of having police officers on his payroll providing him with information. AC-12 are assigned to investigate and root out the corrupt cops – but realise they are up against their most destructive adversary yet.
Sunday 31st March, 9pm, BBC One

2 The Bay *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E2/6
With the Meredith family reeling from Dylan’s death and Sean’s arrest, Lisa is charged with finding his alibi and makes a game-changing discovery. Suspicions are raised about another Morecambe resident’s involvement with the twins and the police rush to find them. Abbie grows closer to newcomer Vincent, whilst Rob agrees to take on a risky dare. Frustrated by the police investigation, Sean takes matters into his own hands. 
Wednesday 27th March, 9pm, ITV

3 MotherFatherSon *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/8
With no prospect of returning to the role he has spent his life preparing for, Caden feels that has nothing to live for. He spirals downwards until his equally unhinged companion Orla suggests a suicide pact. Meanwhile, Kathryn learns the dark secrets of Max’s media empire and has a fateful decision to make, and Max weighs the political candidates as the general election looms, but has his judgement been impaired by his son’s illness?
Wednesday 27th March, 9pm, BBC Two

4 Enid a Lucy *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E4/4
The duo arrives in London, and Lucy thinks her dreams could finally come true. But Sid, Denfer and Majewski are watching them and the cartel is on their trail. 
Sunday 31st March, 9pm, S4C

5 The Rookie *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* 
S1 E2/20
Nolan has a dramatic encounter with a distraught runaway bride, and training officer Talia forces him to confront his moral instincts after he encounters a kidnapping victim.
Thursday 28th March, 9pm, SkyWitness

6 Gone *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/12
A pregnant woman is kidnapped in broad daylight in front of her husband. The team soon has a suspect, but finds that no one involved in the case is who they seem to be.
Wednesday 27th, March, 9pm, 5USA

7 Murdoch Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S12 E11/18
Crabtree and John are transporting a convicted axe murderer to prison when she escapes to exact revenge on those who testified against her.
Monday 25th March, 9pm, Alibi

8 Frankie Drake Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S2 E10/10
When a magician’s assistant is killed, Frankie goes undercover to find the culprit. But can she see clearly through the smoke and mirrors?
Tuesday 26th March, 9pm, Alibi

9 Midsomer Murders *REPEAT*
S17 3/4
It’s the day of the Little Crosby Folk Festival and organiser Toby Winning is found dead, having drowned in a bowl of eggs and live eels. The murder seems to have been inspired by a ballad made famous by the late, lamented star Johnny Carver. Then it comes to light the victim recently announced plans to move the event to a new location, which would have cost local entrepreneur Frank Wainwright dearly. Toby’s estranged wife Alice also comes under suspicion, before two further killings take place, echoing more lyrics from the song.
Friday 29th March, 8.30pm, ITV

10 Rosemary & Thyme *REPEAT*
S1 E1/6
Horticultural lecturer Rosemary Boxer is hired by a wealthy but ill businessman to help cure a disease causing his trees to lose their bark. She gets to know Laura Thyme, who turns up after a friend is killed in a suspicious car accident, and when the pair find the lord of the manor unconscious beneath his bedroom window, they must decide whether depression led him to attempt suicide or if there is a more sinister explanation.
Wednesday 27th March, 8pm, Drama

 

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Sara Latham says:

    REALLY looking forward to Line of Duty :) I just love Ted – he always has some great one liners…

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