Merry Christmas from The Killing Times!

We know this year has been tough for everyone around the world, and wish you all a merry Christmas seems somewhat inappropriate because we know many are in lockdown or suffering. However, if you are in the mood – and you do celebrate Christmas – we hope you have a safe and happy one. We’ll…

BBC releases first images from Baptiste series two

The BBC has released three first-look images from series two of Baptiste. The Missing spin-off, starring Tchéky Karyo, returns early in 2021. The titular detective will delve into Budapest’s corrupt underworld in an attempt to find a British Ambassador’s family, who goes missing on a skiing holiday in the Hungarian mountains. Ambassador Emma Chambers is…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 21st – Sunday 27th December)

As you would expect in the lead-up to Christmas, channels are clearing their decks and there are repeats aplenty. And, in the absence of any enormous festive crime dramas this year, we’re left with some finishing series and some classics from yesteryear. Stand by for next week though… Enjoy! 1 Tin Star: Liverpool *NEW UK PREMIERE…

NORDIC NOIR Swedish ‘Agatha Christie’ series in the works

Agatha Christie is an enduring force in crime fiction and on TV. Now we have a new Christie-based series, from Sweden. According to Expressen, “Agatha Christie’s Sven Hjerson is the first TV series that is freely based on Agatha Christie’s stories and murder mysteries and is described as “a modern, playful and exciting puzzle detective…

Nicola Walker to star in new Alibi crime drama Annika

Nicola Walker is already a crime drama legend thanks to her roles in Spooks and, latterly, Unforgotten. Now the actress is set to appear in a new crime drama from UKTV channel, Alibi. The six-part Annika based on the hugely successful Radio 4 drama, written by Nick Walker and will see Olivier-award-winner Walker bring the leading character, DI…