The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 27th – Sunday 2nd June)

One of our most anticipated crime dramas of the year starts on Netflix this week. When They See Us tells the story of the Central Park Five, and has four episodes. Elsewhere, there’s new Inspector Montalbano. Enjoy!

1 When They See Us *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-4/4
Chronicle the true story of a notorious case of five black teenagers who were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
Friday 31st May, Netflix

2 Un Bore Mercher *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E4/8
Faith fights to keep her family together and restrain her feelings for Steve as Evan’s release date approaches. PC Williams has news that threatens to swing Madlen’s case.
Sunday 2nd June, 9pm, S4C

3 Inspector Montalbano *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S6 E1/2
While dealing with the arrival of boatloads of migrants from across the Mediterranean and with the harrowing human tragedy that accompanies them, the detective stumbles upon the brutal murder of a dressmaker who had set up shop in Vigata. Montalbano must uncover the secrets behind the victim’s life to get at the truth behind her death.
Saturday 1st June, 9pm, BBC Four

4 Riviera *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E2/10
A suspicious Irina calls in for help in the search for Adam. In America, Georgina’s uncle helps her unravel her family’s mysterious downfall.
Thursday 30th May, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

5 Mary Kills People *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6
Mary confronts Ben, and Grady blackmails Ms Harris into helping him break a patient out of the hospital. Meanwhile, Ben and Frank get a new lead.
Tuesday 28th May, 9pm, More 4

6 Code 37: Sex Crimes *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E3/13
Naked photographs of a teenager are unearthed on the computer of a paedophile. However, the youngster’s father doesn’t appear particularly worried about the appalling situation or bothered that a convicted paedophile, who has recently been released from prison, lives close by.
Friday 31st May, 9pm, More4

7 The Bad Seed *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/5
Roza finally confesses her secret to David. Karen’s had enough of Simon’s lying and kicks him out, while Ford and Simon are forced to confront their violent father.
Tuesday 28th May, 9pm, Alibi

8 Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 
E7/8
When Graham King’s wife Shirley is murdered in an explosion that almost claims Peregrine too, the investigation heats up and exposes a maze of fraudulent activity.
Wednesday 29th May, 9pm, Alibi

9 The Rookie *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* 
S1 E11/20
An imminent visit from the vice president throws the station into a frenzy and while Bishop and Nolan check out a possible threat to the VIP, the others clean up the streets.
Thursday 30th May, 9pm, Sky Witness

10 Bancroft *REPEAT*
S1 E1/4
Detective Superintendent Elizabeth Bancroft is running an operation to against a vicious gang and adopts dubious methods to bring down the brothers who run it. Meanwhile, DS Katherine Stevens is assigned to a cold murder case and finds that there’s more to it than it seems – and that Bancroft has some secrets in her past that may prove difficult to hide.
Monday 27th May, 10pm, ITV3

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Rich Seidner says:

    Hi. The description of the Inspector Montalbano episode does not match what the BBC Four website says, https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0005rvj. The description you include is for this year’s first episode (s13e1), and not series 6 episode 1.

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  2. M M says:

    Love these! Thanks so much! Huge value-add for mystery show lovers!

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