REVIEW: Waco (S1 E5/6)

Episode five of this excellent series – which retells the fateful siege of Mount Carmel in Waco, Texas in 1993 – feels like the slight calm before the storm. We’ve seen how politics within David Koresh’s compound and outside in the FBI compound has frayed minds and temperaments. And even now, there’s a sense that…

Additional cast added to series three of Tin Star

Series three of Tin Star – the final series – is currently filming in Liverpool, and the Sky crime drama has announced additions to the cast. Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes have all signed on. It picks up after Jack and Angela revealed the truth to their daughter Anna. Thousands of…

Netflix names date and releases trailer for Unbelievable

True crime dramas are all the rage these days, and there’s another one incoming to Netflix. Unbelievable is an eight-episode drama, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning article An Unbelievable Story of Rape, stars Kaitlyn Dever as Marie Adler, an 18-year-old woman living in housing for at-risk youth who reports being raped by a masked intruder in…

Netflix releases first trailer for series two of Mindhunter

Netflix has released the first trailer for series two of Mindhunter. The series, which stars Jonathan Goff, Holt McCallaney and Anna Torv, won our 2017 Crime Drama of the Year and comes back to the streaming service on 16th August. Now we have a trailer. Featured in the trailer is the case of the Atlanta…

BBC One releases first trailer for Peaky Blinders series five

The fifth series of turn-of-the-century, Birmingham-based gangster drama, Peaky Blinders, is just around the corner. Now BBC One has released the first trailer. Power comes at a price. Get ready for the new series of #PeakyBlinders, coming soon to @BBCOne and @BBCiPlayer. pic.twitter.com/IqYGSNCNsB — BBC One (@BBCOne) July 30, 2019 Series five of Steven Knight’s…

Foyle’s War creator “up for new episodes” or even “new series”

Beloved classic Foyle’s War could be getting more episodes, or even a new series, according to creator Anthony Horowitz. Speaking to the Radio Times, Horowitz said: “I’d certainly be up for a Christmas special or two if anybody asked.” Addressing the series’ so-called ‘missing year’ of 1944, he said: “It would actually make a whole…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S2 E8/8)

So Eve and Villanelle are in Rome, trying to figure out Bond villain Peel’s master plan – Villanelle’s behaving herself and everything is going tickety-boo. What could possible go wrong? Apart from the fact that Villanelle has killed Nico’s girlfriend Gemma, and locked him in a storage container, that is. Well, let’s think about how…

Sofia Helin to star in series two of Mystery Road

We always like to keep an eye on what Sofia Helin is up to after her stint on The Bridge. She’s co-starring (and producing) Swedish law series Honor, and has wrapped up on period drama Atlantic Crossing, but news reaches us that she’ll soon return to the crime genre by co-starring in series two of…