Those Who Kill renewed for a second series

We’ve recently watched series one of the revamped series one of Danish series Those Who Kill on BBC Four. Now we’re hearing that it has been renewed for a second series. Expressen reports that Natalie Madueño will continue to play the lead role of criminologist Louise Bergstein. The recording is scheduled to start in Odense…

HBO releases first trailer for The Outsider

This could be the one to watch in the New Year. In fact, hold everything. The Outsider, based on the Stephen King novel, boasts an incredible cast as well as hug pedigree behind the camera, too. And it’s coming to HBO (which means Sky Atlantic) in January. Here’s a trailer… In Flint City, Oklahoma, police…

Anne-Marie Duff and Rafe Spall to lead BBC’s Salisbury

Earlier this year, we brought you the news that the BBC was set to make a drama about the Novichok poisoning incident in Salisbury. Now we know more details and the cast. Anne-Marie Duff, Rafe Spall, Mark Addy, Annabel Scholey, Johnny Harris and MyAnna Buring have been set to star in the drama about the…

BBC releases first pictures from The Trial Of Christine Keeler

A few weeks ago we brought you news of the BBC’s The Trial Of Christine Keeler. And now the corporation has released the first official image from the series. The series takes a fresh look at one of the most infamous British stories: the chain of events in the 1960s that came to be known…

The Khalifa Mysteries being adapted for TV

We’ve had The Da Vinci Code, and now we’re set to get another archaelogical thriller, this time on TV. Paul Sussman’s The Khalifa Mysteries is getting the TV treatment thanks to the same people who made The Crown. Deadline reports that the books have been described as the “intelligent reader’s answer to The Da Vinci…

Walter Presents confirms acquisition of Senegalese crime drama Sakho & Mangane

African drama Sakho & Mangane was featured in our autumn/winter preview, but now Walter Presents has confirmed the acquisition. Senegalese drama Sakho & Mangane is an eight-part detective series set Dakar, in which seasoned police officer Commander Sakho is paired up with rookie recruit Mangane, creating a new investigative dynamic. Walter has also announced the…

REVIEW: Spiral (S7 E5&6/12)

Now firmly on the trail of Faoud Khelfa, who they realise is part of the money-laundering gang, Laure and Gilou find themselves in a clinch – is the romance back on track, as well as the investigation? So Faoud, supposedly exemplary older brother of Rayan, is in fact up to his neck in the conspiracy,…

REVIEW: Giri/Haji (S1 E2/8)

After last weeks often dazzling, often not-so-dazzling opening instalment, episode two of Giri/Haji started off in thrilling style, telling the story of how Yuto Mori’s story in London. It was told in a bold, pacy style – it used almost chapter-like titles, with those Japanese drums again, to show how Yuto had saved gangster Abbott…

REVIEW: Dublin Murders (S1 E4/8)

Up until now, Dublin Murders has been (mostly) about Rob Riley, the homicide squad detective who was one of the three children who went missing 20 years ago in the woods of Knocknaree and was forced to change his name and his identity. Has partner, Cassie Maddox also had a back story: in a previous…

REVIEW: Dublin Murders (S1 E3/8)

After last week’s opening two episodes of Sarah Phelps’ adaptation of two Tana French Dublin Murder Squad novels, we were left to ponder a multi-layered story. In the present day, we had the murder of 13-year-old Katy Devlin, whose body was found in the middle of some woods, which were the subject of a tug-of-war…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 21st – Sunday 27th October)

We have an excellent selection this week. Not only is Spiral, Dublin Murders and Giri/Haji this week, we also have The Stockholm Requiem kicking off over on S4C’s digital service, S4C Clic, part of its new partnership with Walter Presents. Enjo! 1 Spiral *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES* S7 E5&6/10 Police work to uncover the role…