REVIEW: Baghdad Central (S1 E2/6)

Last week’s opening episode of Channel 4’s Baghdad Central was hugely impressive. Telling the story of the American occupation during the war of 2003, it features Muhsin Kadr al-Khafaji (a supremely good Waleed Zuaiter), a police inspector during the Saddam regime who now finds himself – like many other Iraqis – without a job, their…

Cardinal releases first trailer from final series

It’s a little way off from British shores, but Canadian crime series, Cardinal, is gearing up for its final series in its native country. Series one followed Detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell) and Lise Delorme (Karine Vanassee) as they join forces to hunt down a killer in a small Northern Ontario town. Adapted from author…