REVIEW The Bay (S2 E3/6)

With episode three of this pedestrian British crime, we’re approaching the half-way stage of the series, and the hope was that it would begin to really get going. Thanks to a purely join-the-dots plot – which investigated the assassination of Morecambe lawyer Stephen Marshbrook – and some added-on domestic strife for lead character, family liaison…

NORDIC NOIR Filming to begin on Faroese drama Trom in March

We’ve been keeping tabs on the first-ever Faroese crime drama, Trom, ever since it was first announced in 2019. We thought it would begin filming in August of 2020, but news reaches us that the drama will actually start filming in March. Danish actor Ulrich Thomsen has also been named as show lead. The six-part…

Channel 4/All4 announces broadcast date for Amsterdam Vice

We’re getting a new period Dutch crime series, thanks to Walter Presents. Amsterdam Vice is set in the Dutch city in the 1980s. Detective Judd Cox has just been promoted to the roughest department within the capital city’s police force. Along with his new partner Montijn, the pair are investigating a murder case that leads…

BBC announces new crime drama Sherwood

Inspired in part by real events, James Graham has created a brand-new fictional crime drama, Sherwood, set in the Nottinghamshire mining village where he grew up. The contemporary six-part drama for BBC One sees two shocking and unexpected murders shatter an already fractured community leading to one of the largest manhunts in British history. Suspicion…