The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd September)

It’s another busy week in crime drama land. We say goodbye to Peaky Blinders and Darkness: Those Who Kill, but we say hello to some very intriguing series… Boston-based City On A Hill, starring Kevin Bacon, and Netflix’s Criminal, which stars – among others – David Tennant. Enjoy!

1 Peaky Blinders *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S5 E6/6
News of Tommy’s activities has reached Winston Churchill. At a family meeting, Tommy lays out his plans for Mosley, which will take place at a rally Sir Oswald is leading. Has he underestimated his opponent? Tommy is surprised by another strategy coming from an unexpected corner, and he also has his own secrets to reveal.
Sunday 22nd September, 9pm, BBC One

2 City On A Hill *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/10
Kevin Bacon as corrupt but venerated FBI agent Jackie Rohr working in Boston in the early 1990s. Jackie teams up with idealistic prosecutor Decourcy Ward, and the pair attempt to take down a gang of armoured car thieves.
Wednesday 18th September, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

3 Criminal *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-12/12
Groundbreaking procedural crime drama comprising 12 stories set in four different countries: France, Spain, Germany and the UK. It takes place exclusively within the confines of a police interview suite. This stripped-down, cat-and-mouse drama focuses on the intense mental conflict between detectives and suspects.
Friday 20th September, Netflix

4 The Capture *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6
Shaun is interrogated by the CIA in a covert safe house, and while Rachel sees CCTV footage of him going in, she then finds she is unable to locate him inside. Her investigation leads her to make shocking discoveries about the degree to which CCTV footage might be manipulated. Finally released by his American captors, Shaun goes on the run from the police – but his quest to clear his name soon takes a devastating turn.
Tuesday 17th September, 9pm, BBC One

5  A Confession *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6
Detective Superintendent Steve Fulcher takes chief suspect Christopher Halliwell to a remote location in the Wiltshire countryside to question him about the whereabouts of missing Swindon girl, Sian O’Callaghan. When Fulcher manages to gain Halliwell’s trust, events take a turn that will change the lives of both men for ever, as Halliwell confesses to killing Sian along with a prostitute he murdered and buried in a field many years earlier.
Monday 16th September, 9pm, ITV

6 The Flatey Enigma *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/4
Johanna is dragged into the murder investigation. Brynjar has Snorri taken into care.
Friday 20th September, 10.05pm, BBC Alba

7 Darkness: Those Who Kill *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES* *LAST IN SERIES*
S2 E7&8/8
Stine Velin is taken into police custody, but insists that she is also one of Anders Kjeldsen’s victims and does not know where either Anders or Emma are.
Saturday 21st September, 9pm, BBC Four

8 Thou Shall Not Kill *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E7/12
The body of Gloria Severini is found on the floor of her living room by the cleaning lady. When Valeria arrives at the crime scene, the woman’s 20-year-old son – who has a reputation for being hot-headed – cannot be found, prompting suspicion that he may have been involved in his mother’s demise.
Friday 20th September, 9pm, More4

9 Elementary *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S7 E10/13
Holmes and Watson are suspicious when an old enemy, the tech billionaire Odin Reichenbach, asks them to test his new crime prevention system.
Tuesday 17th September, 9pm, Sky Witness

10 Temple *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E2/8
Daniel is forced to put Beth’s former colleague Anna into an impossible position and the secrecy of the underground clinic is put in jeopardy.
Friday 20th September, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Zeke Black says:

    Peaky Blinders is done?
    Soooo short a series, for such a long wait!!
    This will likely be much better for those watching a streaming device, and can see the whole story.

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