BBC One confirms transmission date for Bloodlands

The next big crime drama on BBC One is Bloodlands, and we now know when it’s going to be on. Based in Northern Ireland, we join the action when a car is pulled from Strangford Lough, the owner kidnapped. DCI Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt) recognises the calling card of a legendary assassin known as Goliath….

REVIEW The Bay (S2 E4/6)

We’re into the final three episodes of the British crime drama, so where are. Stephen Marshbrook, a local lawyer, was assassinated on his doorstep in front of his young son, Oliver, during a family barbecue. The shooter had tattoos and had links to Eastern Europe. The Marshbrook, meanwhile, family is full of secrets – his…

Steve Coogan to star in ITV Stephen Lawrence drama

Sharlene Whyte, Steve Coogan and Hugh Quarshie will play leading roles in Stephen, the three-part sequel to the groundbreaking single drama, The Murder of Stephen Lawrence. Stephen will be directed by Alrick Riley and produced by Madonna Baptiste.  The sequel is written by Frank Cottrell Boyce and Joe Cottrell Boyce. Furthermore, the drama serial will be produced by HTM (Hat…

ITV confirms transmission date for Unforgotten

We teased at the start of the year 2021 could well be a huge year for crime drama in the UK, thanks to a raft of COVID-delayed productions as well as new series. Once of those big, big series is ITV’s Unforgotten. And now we know when it’s coming back. The fourth series opens with…