REVIEW Spiral (S8 E1&2/10)

The Parisian cops of Spiral are back for what we are told is their final outing – can this season top the gritty drama of previous sagas, or will it be a case of ça continue trop longtemps? If you haven’t been following Spiral – and if not, why not? – here’s a quick run-down. A bit like Law…

NORDIC NOIR Walter Presents announces Finnish series Bullets

Hot on the heels of its announcement of Finnish series All The Sins, TV procurement brand Walter Presents has snagged another from the land of a thousand islands. Bullets will premiere at the end of January. The story centres around Mari, an ambitious and professional Intelligence officer who goes undercover to befriend an asylum seeker…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four acquires new Finnish series Huone 301

BBC Four has acquired six-part Finnish drama Man In Room 301 (Huone 301), its first-ever series from Finland. The drama is written by British actress and writer Kate Ashfield and directed by Mikko Kuparinen. Man In Room 301 is “a psychological thriller that weaves between the past and present to tell the story of the Kurtti family, whose…