The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 30th March – Sunday 5th April)

This week, the much-anticipated second series of Lenny James’s Save Me returns with a second series. Also starting is Norwegian thriller Twin on BBC Four, starring Kristofer Hivju, and Victorian crime series, Miss Scarlet And The Duke, over on Alibi. And just a heads-up: Babylon Berlin has been shifted to a later time slot. Enjoy!

1 Save Me Too *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1/6
Return of the critically-acclaimed drama. Seventeen months after Nelly Rowe rescued vulnerable young woman Grace, he continues his desperate search to find his missing daughter, Jody.
Wednesday 1st April, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

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2 Babylon Berlin *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S3 E9&10/12
Rath has an idea for how they can track down Walter. Meanwhile, Greta’s execution looms and things turn violent as Rath confronts Helga and Nyssen.
Friday 3rd March, 11.20pm, Sky Atlantic

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3 Thou Shall Not Kill *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E3/12
Now on leave, Valeria struggles to absorb the shocking fact revealed about her parents, so Andrea takes over the leadership of the unit. When the body of a small boy who had been kidnapped is discovered in a frozen field, the child’s father, a suspected child abuser, becomes the main target of the investigation, but after Andrea interrogates him, he realises that they must widen the field of suspects.
Friday 3rd April, 10pm, More4

4 Twin *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1&2/8
Erik lives alone in a run-down campervan on a desolate beach, while his twin Adam is the complete opposite – a successful man with money, a thriving family business, a loving wife and two children. When Erik’s irresponsible lifestyle finally catches up with him, he contacts his brother for help, but Adam brutally rejects him – with fatal consequences.
Saturday 4th April, 9pm, BBC Four

5 The Nest *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/4
It has been weeks since Dan learnt the truth about Kaya’s past and he is tormented by the dilemma of whether to tell Emily, who has built a firm friendship with the teenager and is finally allowing herself to believe that there will be a baby at the end of all this. Kaya and Jack start to dream about what their lives will be like after the baby is born, but on the night of their school prom Hilary makes a decision that has devastating repercussions for everyone.
Sunday 5th April, 9pm, BBC One

6 Miss Scarlet And The Duke *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/6
When Eliza Scarlet’s father dies, he leaves her penniless in a time where marriage is the only option for financial security. However, Eliza has an ace up her bonnet – his detective agency business. However, to operate in this man’s world the headstrong beneficiary needs a partner.
Tuesday 31st March, 9pm, Alibi

7 Murdoch Mysteries *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S13 E12/18
When a body is found during a fox hunt, Murdoch and Brackenreid suspect a group opposed to the blood sport is responsible.
Monday 30th March, 9pm, Alibi

8 Liar *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E5/6
Andrew is pushed to the edge and as he runs out of options, he concocts a plan to take drastic measures. But first, he will need help. In the present day, a vital piece of evidence comes to light and Laura seeks to discover its origin. Now in a desperate position, she must use all her wits to get the information she needs, but with Katy and Liam’s assistance, she is led to a startling new suspect.
Monday 30th March, 9pm, ITV

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9 Bulletproof *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E3/8
The search for a missing girl leads Bishop and Pike to Amsterdam, where they find themselves at the heart of a large people-trafficking operation headed up by the Markides. However, when the Dutch police refuse to play ball, the duo must take the law into their own hands in order to keep their case against the Markides alive.
Friday 3rd April, 9pm, Sky1

10 Vera *REPEAT*
S2 E2/4
The detective investigates the murder of social worker Jenny Lister, but figuring out the motive behind the killing of an apparently popular woman proves difficult. However, an infamous past case involving the death of a child appears to hold the key. In her pursuit of the truth, Vera uncovers the failings of an understaffed care system and discovers the secret at the heart of Jenny’s death – which the killer will stop at nothing to protect.
Friday 3rd April, 8pm, ITV

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