REVIEW: The Bay (S1 E2/6)

Last week, we were introduced to the characters in The Bay, a six-part series with two missing, twin teens at its heart. Its main character, DI Lisa Armstrong (Morven Christie), a Family Liaison Officer tasked with looking after the distraught Merchant family. Except there was a bump in the road: Lisa had drunkenly had sex…

BBC Four confirm Follow The Money series three transmission date

We’ve had a bit of a break on BBC Four from the crime genre during the past few weeks, but now we’re ready to go again. Danish series, Follow The Money (Bedrag) will now fill that whole in a week or so’s time. Across the course of the 10 episodes, the series shifts from white-collar…

The Bridge gets a Serbian/Croat remake

The Bridge really is the crime series that really does keep on giving. So far, we’ve had six spin-offs of the series: US/Mexico, UK/France, Germany/Austria, Russia/Estonia and Malaysia/Singapore. And now news reaches us that there will be a seventh. As we all know by now, the series revolves around what happens when a dead body…

Netflix confirms Quicksand transmission date

We’ve been following the trajectory of Störst av Allt  (Quicksand), Netflix’s first ever Swedish original series. And it’s just around the corner. Based on Malin Persson Giolito’s best-selling novel and adapted by The Bridge’s Camilla Ahlgren, Quicksand tells the story of a tragedy at a prep school in Stockholm’s wealthiest suburb, where a normal high school student, Maja Norberg,…

Walter Presents teases German series Bad Banks

Bad Banks sounds like it’s a very topical financial thriller, full of twists and turns set within some enormous financial institutions. The six-part German series is coming to Channel 4/All4 thanks to Walter Presents, and has won a stack of awards in its native Germany. After being wrongly fired, young and ambitious Jana is quickly…

BBC releases first victim trailer for The Victim

Last week we brought you news about a BBC Scotland series that will be premiering across the network on BBC One. Kelly Macdonald plays Anna Dean in The Victim, whose nine-year-old son was murdered 15 years ago. She is accused of revealing her son’s killer’s new identity online and conspiring to have him murdered. Has…

Marcella begins series three production; adds plotlines

Yes, Marcella is back. The Hans Rosenfeldt series, starring Anna Friel, has begun production on its third and final series, ITV says. Following on from the dramatic conclusion of the previous series, the new eight-parter sees Marcella in Belfast as an undercover detective. She has taken on a new identity, Keira, and has infiltrated the…