The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 8th – Sunday 14th July)

Two new series this week – the four-part Dark Money on BBC One, which feels like a very topical exploration of stardom and abuse of power, and series two of modern cosy crime Agatha Raisin. Otherwise, it’s as you were. Enjoy!

1 Big Little Lies *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E5/7
No synopsis available.
Monday 8th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

2 Waco *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E2/6
ATF agent Jacob Vasquez begins undercover surveillance on the Mount Carmel compound and befriends David Koresh in hope of finding illegal weapons or other activity.
Monday 8th July, 9pm, Alibi

3 Dark Money *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-2/4
Manny and Sam Mensah discover that their son Isaac was sexually abused by Hollywood producer Jotham Starr while he was acting in a film in America. Unable to find any other kind of justice, the parents accept a substantial pay-off to keep silent about the molestation.
Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th July, 9pm, BBC One

4 Gomorrah *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S4 E7&8/12
The cocaine shipment delay forces the Forcella boys to resort to desperate measures to survive. Meanwhile, Sangue Blu faces a leadership crisis.
Wednesday 10th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

5 Killing Eve *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E6/8
Villanelle uses her unrivalled infiltration skills to immerse herself in the world of a new target. With their relationship on the rocks, Eve and Niko confront each other about their future, and it becomes apparent that Niko may finally be at breaking point.
Saturday 13th July, 9.15pm, BBC One

6 Agatha Raisin *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1-2/6
Returning to the quaint hamlet of Evesham after a spell away, amateur sleuth Agatha is embroiled in another mystery when her arrogant but brilliant hairstylist becomes the centre of a maelstrom involving blackmail, conspiracy and murder.
Friday 12th July, 9pm, Sky One

7 Riviera *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E9/10
Georgina learns some shocking news about Nico and events take a horrifying turn. Meanwhile, Irina threatens to crack under pressure as the family’s suspicions grow.
Thursday 11th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

8 Wild Bill *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E5/6
Suspicion falls on members of the immigrant workforce after a suitcase containing the body of farm owner Darren Bailey is pulled from the river. Bill discovers that the farm had been used to launder criminal proceeds through the clever accounting of the victim’s much younger Slovenian girlfriend, Lubica, who has been made sole owner of the farm’s assets. This makes her a key suspect, particularly after it’s revealed that her and Darren had an argument on the night he went missing. However, with many of Darren’s employees seeming happy at the news of his demise, and stories coming to light about how he squeezed them at every opportunity, it isn’t an open and shut case.
Wednesday 10th June, 9pm, ITV

9 Code 37: Sex Crimes *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E9/13
A masked man has been prowling around the city, car-jacking and sexually assaulting women, and two of his victims identify Kevin as the culprit. Although it seems like a terrible mistake at first, the odds soon start to stack up against Kevin, and Hannah questions whether she can still trust her colleague.
Friday 12th July, 9pm, More4

10 The Rookie *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E17/20
A massive earthquake rocks the city, throwing the police patrols and the citizens into chaos. Russo recommends Nolan to protect a man whose dealings have put a target on his head.
Thursday 11th July, 9pm, Sky Witness

 

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Looking forward to Agatha Raisin & Dark Money sounds great 👍🏻

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