The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 23rd – Sunday 29th March)

Well, we hope everyone is keeping safe and observing social distancing. If you are, then there are lots to enjoy this week in crime TV land. There’s a brand new series of Ozark on Netflix, while the streaming giant also pumps out Freud – the series that features the famous psychologist tackling a murder mystery in 19th-century Vienna. Elsewhere, we say goodbye to Bang, and Save Me on Sky Atlantic, in preparation for next week’s premiere of series two. Enjoy!

1 Babylon Berlin *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S3 E7&8/12
Vera shares a secret that Lotte finds hard to keep, and Rath searches for Walter. There is tragedy at the film studio when the cloaked phantom strikes again. 
Friday 27th March, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

READ MORE: ALL OUR NEWS AND REVIEWS OF BABYLON BERLIN

2 Ozark *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S3 E1-10/10
A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss. The Byrdes are back in business and the stakes have never been higher. As tensions mount surrounding their new casino, The Missouri Belle, Marty and Wendy struggle to balance their family’s safety with the growing success of their money-laundering empire.
From Friday 27th March, Netflix

3 Thou Shall Not Kill *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E2/12
In flashback to 1998, the Ferro family is driving to the Lake house for a holiday. Lucia sees that they are followed and is in fear of her life, so tries to convince Mario that the family must leave for France, but he does not agree. In the present, Giorgio tells Valeria that they have placed officers at Menduni’s daughter’s wedding party, but a gun-bearing Valeria confronts him there herself.
Friday 27th March, 10pm, More4

4 Freud *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
E1-8/8
Young psychoanalyst, Sigmund Freud, investigates a murder conspiracy in 1880’s Vienna.
From Tuesday 24th March, Netflix

5 The Nest *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E2/4
Three months have passed and Kaya is living with Dan and Emily and enjoying her new lifestyle, but James has his reservations and is concerned that she is being exploited. Souter is suspicious Kaya’s background doesn’t quite check out and is having to field questions from young and ambitious journalist Eleanor. At home tensions between the couple and their surrogate are at breaking point, and Dan questions what he really knows about the teenager he has invited into his home.
Sunday 29th March, 9pm, BBC One

6 Save Me *REPEAT* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E6/6
Nelly stages a lock-in at The Palm Tree, where he confronts one of the pub regulars about their role in Jody’s disappearance. He then puts his life at risk by penetrating the darkest corners of a secret network, in his final attempt to find Jody before it is too late.
Tuesday 24th March, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

READ MORE: ALL OUR NEWS AND REVIEWS OF SAVE ME

7 Bang *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES* *LAST IN SERIES*
S2 E6/6
As the police race to find the killer, Morgan disappears. While Gina and Luke search for Harri, Sam and Linda do their best to protect Caryn.
Sunday 29th March, 9pm, S4C

8 Inspector Montalbano *REPEAT*
S4 1/4
The detective’s quiet retreat with Livia comes to an unexpected end when he is called back to Vigata to investigate the murder of a 70-year-old prostitute, who has been strangled.
Saturday 28th March, 9pm

9 Liar *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/6
As the investigation takes a shocking turn, secrets rise to the surface. When Andrew was living in Edinburgh, a strange turn of events brought him face to face with an old acquaintance, whose deeply corrosive influence becomes clear. Meanwhile, the tragic recent history of Laura’s family helps explain the deep bond she and Katy share, as well as the lengths Laura will go to for those she loves. Will her past catch up with her, just as Andrew’s did?
Monday 23rd March, 9pm, ITV

READ MORE: ALL OUR REVIEWS OF LIAR

10 Bulletproof *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E2/8
Tension mounts as Pike and Bishop are drawn deeper into the Markides family, and Tanner starts to sweat over her decision to steal drug money to fix a problem in her personal life.
Friday 27th March, 9pm, Sky1

One Comment Add yours

  1. Elaine S says:

    Bang: how disappointing was the final episode, had the script writer literally lost the plot?

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