The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 1st – Sunday 7th July)

It’s as you were this week with one notable exception: the six-part Waco starts, which tells the story of David Koresh and the FBI manhunt. Elsewhere, series three of Stranger Things begins on the fourth but isn’t really a crime series anymore. The fantastic The Night Of is repeated and is well worth a watch….

REVIEW: Wild Bill (S1 E3/6)

With this third episode of Wild Bill, we are now halfway through the first series of ITV’s lighthearted fish-out-of-water crime drama – but it’s fair to say it hasn’t navigated those choppy summer-season seas as well as it might have, with yet another million viewers having sloped off to pastures new since the last installment…

Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes releases new trailer for series three

Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes has been developed into three successful series, shown on Amazon in the UK. Now we’re getting ready for series three. The show is set to return for its third season on 10th September in the US. While the opening scenes set just the right level of dread and fear, it’s Bill…

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First images released for Danish series Forhøret

Danish series Forhøret (Face To Face) looks like it could be a winner, not least because of its starry cast. The series, which is set to premiere across Scandinavia on the Viaplay streaming service in the autumn, has released its first images. How’s this for a cast? Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars…

Sky One confirms series two Agatha Raisin transmission date

Ashley Jensen returns as the PR-guru-turned-amateur-sleuth in the second series of Agatha Raisin. Now a co-production between Sky and Acorn TV in the US, we’ll be getting three double-length servings of the quintessentially British Cotswold-based detective series based on MC Beaton’s bestselling whodunnit novels. READ MORE: Agatha Raisin goes back to Sky Returning to the…

Sky Witness confirms transmission date for final series of Elementary

Eyebrows were raised when CBS announced that it was making its own US version of the Sherlock Holmes story. The modern-day adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson (Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu) has been a huge success, with Elementary producing 141 episodes and six series. Now we know when its final, seventh series…

BBC One confirms Dark Money transmission date

The BBC’s next big drama is Dark Money, which tells the story of The Mensahs, an ordinary working-class family from North London whose youngest son has recently finished filming a major Hollywood movie role. But Manny and Sam’s world is shattered when Isaac reveals he was abused whilst out in America by a renowned filmmaker….

CBS developing Michael Connelly’s The Lincoln Lawyer

Award-winning crime writer Michael Connelly already has a hit TV series under his belt, thanks to Amazon’s adaptation of his Bosch series. Now we’re hearing that his other successful series, The Lincoln Lawyer, is being adapted for the small screen. Some news…https://t.co/X7HSxYG9Gl — Michael Connelly (@Connellybooks) June 25, 2019 The Lincoln Lawyer – which was…

Lucy Lawless drama My Life Is Murder gets first trailer

Lucy Lawless has bagged her first Australian lead role in My Life Is Murder described as “an irreverent mystery of the week series”. Lawless stars as the fearless and unapologetic Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless) whose unique skills and insights into the darker quirks of human nature, allow her to provoke, comfort and push the right…

Keeley Hawes to play real detective in ITV drama

Keeley Hawes is to star as the real-life detective who brought five killers to justice in the heartbreaking true story of Banaz Mahmod, the young Londoner murdered by her own family for falling in love with the wrong man. The new two-part series, Honour, is written by Gwyneth Hughes (Vanity Fair, Dark Angel, Remember Me), …