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 of Ryan’s elder brother Fouad in the money-laundering scheme, and Laure and Gilou make a breakthrough arrest. 
Saturday 26th October, 9pm, BBC Four

2 Dublin Murders *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S1 E3&4/8
As Katy is finally laid to rest, Rob continues to be haunted by memories of the past and Jonathan Devlin and his friends’ disturbing presence in the woods on the fateful day Peter and Jamie disappeared. The public and media pressure to find Katy’s killer is intense, and Superintendent O’Kelly is concerned that all lines of inquiry have led to nought. Rob, however, is increasingly certain that his memories are leading him to the truth. Cassie receives a frantic dawn phone call from Frank, who is in Wicklow following the trail of corrupt land deals along the path of the planned motorway.
Monday 21st and Tuesday 22nd October, 9pm, BBC One

3 The Stockholm Requiem *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-10/10
This Swedish series follows criminologist Fredrika Bergman who after a tragic car accident, starts working as a civil investigator at Stockholm Police. She’s recruited to their special investigation’s unit and is anything but welcomed by the department. However, her different background and exceptional talent gives her a unique perspective that repeatedly helps the unit solve their cases.
From Tuesday 22nd October, S4C Clic

4 Giri/Haji *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E2/8
As Kenzo searches Saburo’s apartment for clues to his brother’s whereabouts, he comes face to face with an assassin who gives him a message from the mob boss Mr Abbot – go home or go to the morgue. But Kenzo is reluctant to leave London without Yuto, and after news from Tokyo that the body count is rising, he realises he has to find his brother before the gang war gets out of control. Besides, he has also begun to form other, more personal, attachments in the English capital.
Thursday 24th October, 9pm, BBC Two

5 The Name Of The Rose *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/8
After William finds Adso and deduces the meaning of the verses of the Apocalypse on the library frescoes, he begins to suspect that Remigio and Salvatore were followers of Dolcino. When Adso asks for a book about the Dolcinians in the library, he arouses the suspicions and disapproval of Malachia and Benno who warn him to avoid such heretical texts. The papal delegation continues to advance, leaving death and destruction in its wake.
Friday 25th October, 9pm, BBC Two

6 Thou Shall Not Kill *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E12/12
Members of the Rocchi family are found dead in a hillside villa and all evidence points to a terrible case of homicide-suicide engineered by Sandro, the head of the clan. However the youngest, six-year-old Samuele, is found alive and unharmed in the boot of a car. In the light of the evidence, Valeria Ferro and the team consider whether a crime has been staged to mislead everyone.
Friday 23rd October, 9pm, More4

7 Brotherhood *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-8/8
A hard-working lawyer discovers that her missing brother has been jailed for years and is a leader of an ascendant criminal faction.
From Friday 25th October, Netflix

8 Temple *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E7/8
Daniel crosses a line from which he can never return, while Lee is forced to make a big decision about the clinic.
Friday 25th October, 9pm, Sky One

9 Drug Squad: Costa Del Sol
S1 E1-13/13
Four cops with very different personality unite to create a skilled narcotics squad in Spain of late 70s.
From Friday 25th October, Netflix

10 My Life Is Murder *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E5/10
Alexa investigates the hit-and-run death of an assistant to a PR mogul. Although the drunk driver involved turned herself in, Alexa believes the accident may be the work of an opportunistic killer. To her surprise, she finds a simple bus timetable holds the clue to whodunit – and why. 
Wednesday 23rd October, 9pm, Alibi

One Comment Add yours

  1. Elaine S says:

    To view The Stockholm Requiem it looks as though you have to firstly register on the S4C Clic website then download the app.

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