The Killing Times 2019 Awards: Best Actress In A Crime Drama

The nominees: Another very strong category, which sees Unbelievable’s Merritt Wever acknowledged and rewarded for delivering a beautifully judged performance – a family woman, a god-fearing woman, but also a detective stubbornly obsessed with finding a serial rapist. Eve Myles was, yet again, brilliant and believable in series two of Un Bore Mercher in a…

The Killing Times 2019 Awards: Best Actor In A Crime Drama

The nominees: Takehiro Hira’s reputation preceded him when he starred in Giri/Haji, and was well justified – you couldn’t take your eyes off him whenever he was onscreen. His was a quiet intensity that set him apart from the rest of the cast. Taylor Kitsch portrayed the infamous David Koresh superbly in Waco, while Mahershala…

The Killing Times 2019 Awards: Best Supporting Actress In A Crime Drama

The nominees: The fantastic Toni Collette and Kaitlyn Dever were, well, unbelievable in Netflix’s Unbelievable, both playing very different characters – Collette was a no-nonsense detective, while Dever was a survivor of sexual assault who had to pick up the pieces of her young life after her attack. Elsewhere, Andrea Riseborough was, as usual, fantastic…

The Killing Times 2019 Awards: Best Supporting Actor In A Crime Drama

The nominees: Bradley Freegard reprised his role as Evan Howells in series two of Un Bore Mercher, portraying a man who had made some bad decisions that had ripped his family part; while Stephen Graham once again proved he’s one of the country’s top talents when he appeared in series five of Line Of Duty….

A very merry Christmas from The Killing Times

Just a quick festive message to from us to you, whoever you are, wherever you are and whatever you’re celebrating. It’s been another great year for The Killing Times, so we can’t thank you enough for reading and interacting. We’ve got plenty more to come before the year is out – lookout for our reviews…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E6/6)

With Mia on the run, Connor attempting to take his own life and Lee in custody, the gang who had been causing havoc in and around the mist-shrouded streets of Blaenau Ffestiniog, as well as its surrounding woods, roads and quarries, looked for all the world as though it had finally been cornered; their ever-violent…

Channel 4 releases trailer for Deadwater Fell and announces transmission date

One of the brand-new crime dramas we’re looking forward to in the New Year is Channel 4’s Deadwater Fell. The four-part drama, which was created by Grantchester scribe Daisy Coulam, boasts an excellent cast – David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Anna Madeley and Matthew McNulty. Deadwater Fell is set in the small fictional town of Kirkdarroch. When a…