REVIEW: Spiral (S7 E11&12/12)

A subdued Laure gets roasted by Acting Divisional Commander Anfrey from Disciplinary, as Tintin looks on – how does he really feel about his former colleagues? Their questioners fail to divide and conquer Laure and Gilou, who know the routine only too well. But it’s a huge humiliation when their offices are searched. Fortunately, Ali…

Wild Bill axed by ITV

It was always perhaps a premise too far, and so it has proved. Rob Lowe’s fish-out-of-water crime drama, Wild Bill, has been axed by ITV after only one series. The drama starred Lowe as senior police officer Bill Hixon, who relocated from Miami to the unlikely destination of Boston, Lincolnshire. As we mentioned, it really…

Gary Oldman to play Jackson Lamb in TV adaptation of Mick Herron books

Speak to any British crime author and they’ll tell you that Mick Herron’s ‘Slough House’ books are the best around. The spy thrillers have caused many to dub Herron the ‘new Le Carre’ and his main protagonist, the, ahem, flawed Jackson Lamb as a Falstaff-type of character. So it’s with huge anticipation that Herron’s books…