The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 28th October – Sunday 3rd November)

This week, series two of the multi-national The Team kicks off on More4, while we say goodbye to Temple. Over on BBC Two, there’s an intriguing-looking new series – Guilt – with Mark Bonnar. Enjoy!

1 Spiral *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S7 E7&8/10
Following the debacle resulting in Fouad’s death, the team is taken off the investigation. Laure is increasingly concerned about Lebrion’s interference, while Josephine realises she also has reasons not to trust Edelman. 
Saturday 2nd November, 9pm, BBC Four

2 Dublin Murders *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S1 E5&6/8
Rob realises time is running out on the investigation and determines the key to finding the truth is to unlock Adam’s long-lost memories, no matter how painful or traumatic. Meanwhile, Cassie starts to back away from Operation Vestal, spending time with Frank as he schools her in the art of being Lexie as she investigates the dead woman’s friends.
Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th October, 9pm, BBC One

3 Giri/Haji *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/8
Kenzo is finally reunited with Yuto, and while he gets some answers, any hopes of a reconciliation are dashed when he finds himself back at square one, still chasing after his brother and mystified by his anger. A surprise visitor from Tokyo lifts the detective’s spirits, although he still has the threat of crime boss Abbot’s threat hanging over his head. However, during an evening of confessions with Sarah, both question whether Yuto is the only reason he has not returned home yet.
Thursday 29th October, 9pm, BBC Two

4 Guilt *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/4
In a residential Edinburgh street one night, two brothers run into and kill an old man. Uninsured and under the influence, record shop owner Jake persuades high-flying lawyer Max to cover up the act. But their actions soon come back to haunt them.
Wednesday 1st November, 9pm, BBC Two

5 The Name Of The Rose *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/8
William and Adso find Berengar dead, and when Severinus discovers William’s missing lenses in the late man’s habit, William is sure they have the identity of Adso’s attacker. The Franciscan and Papal envoys arrive for the conference, but bring news the Pope is sending Bernard Gui, the grand inquisitor, as his envoy. William and Adso continue their search for a secret chamber, the Finis Africae, and find various mechanisms to deter intruders. Adso is distracted by the presence of the strange Occitan girl in the forest, who is also the object of desire of the strange and demented Salvatore.
Friday 1st November, 9pm, BBC Two

6 The Team *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1/8
Seven people are murdered during a brutal shootout at a remote bed and breakfast. The only survivor of the massacre is a young Syrian woman, who escapes into the vast surrounding marshland. The victims of Marsh Farm also include some illegal migrants who had evidently gone into hiding there. A student from Brussels who had previously been in contact with the Caliphate Union terrorist organisation and acted as an informer for the Belgian secret service, is also killed during the attack. Inspector Nelly Winther from Denmark, Hamburg investigator Gregor Weiss and Belgian secret service officer Paula Liekens spring into action to find those responsible.
Friday 1st November, 9pm, More4

7 Temple *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E8/8
Daniel, Lee and Anna join forces when Mercy and Keith track them down, while Jamie is lured from the clinic and chased through London by Hall and Moloney.
Friday 1st November, 9pm, Sky One

8 Nowhere Man *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
Nowhere Man follows the death row inmate Quan who learned of his son being kidnapped while waiting for the execution in jail. To save his son and protect his family, Quan schemes a jailbreak, only to find himself in an even more dangerous collision.
From Thursday 31st October, Netflix

9 My Life Is Murder *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E7/10
Alexa investigates a case that runs the gamut of birth, marriage and murder when a young man is found dead in an alley after a fight at his brother’s wedding.
Tuesday 29th October, 9pm, Alibi

10 Midsomer Murders *REPEAT*
S19 E1/6
The village of Little Auburn has stood abandoned since the Second World War, but now plans are afoot to restore it to its former glory via three competing projects. It is left to local landowner Roderick Craven to determine which scheme will win out, but on the eve of his big decision, one of the project leaders is murdered. DCI Barnaby and his new partner DS Jamie Winter are soon on the case, and when death stalks the streets of Little Auburn again, Barnaby and Winter are dragged into a web of conspiracy involving fraud, deadly snakes, and Roderick’s estranged brother, Milo.
Tuesday 29th October, 8pm, ITV

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