REVIEW The Bay (S2 E5/6)

The penultimate episode of the second series of The Bay really focused on family issues – the of the Lisa and her relationship with her errant ex, Andy, the Marshbrooks, and the relationship between DI Tony Manning and his wife. The Bay has always tried to strike the balance between the family drama and the…

Kate Winslet crime drama Mare Of Easttown: When is it on and what’s it about?

Sky Altantic has released the first-look trailer for Mare of Easttown, starring Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce. Not only that, but Sky has confirmed the transmission date. The seven-episode series is “an exploration into the dark side of a close community and an authentic examination of how family and past tragedies can define our present.”  Alongside…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four confirms transmission date for Man In Room 301

BBC Four confirmed the transmission date for 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…

NORDIC NOIR Darkness: Those Who Kill gets home transmission date

Danish series Darkness: THose Who Kill – whose first series was shown in the UK on BBC Four – has been confirmed for transmission in its home country. The second series wil air on Viaplay across the Nordic territiries on 28th March. The series once again follows profiler Louise Bergstein, played by Natalie Madueño, who…

SHETLAND Series to resume filming season six and seven in April

BBC One favourite Shetland will resume filming in April. The drama, starring Douglas Henshall, will continue to film back-to-back series on the Scottish island. Award-winning writer of the novels, Ann Cleeves, quote-tweeted a message from the revered Shetland Library, who celebrated the fact Henshall and the crew were coming back to island. Cleeves said: “Well,…

NORDIC NOIR Sofia Helin sends Saga Norén poignant message on anniversary

Sofia Helin has reached out to her former character from The Bridge on Instagram to send her a message. Sofia’s portrayal of Saga Norén across four series of The Bridge endeared her to millions around the world, and now the 48-year-old actress has marked the 13th month anniversary of saying goodbye tot he character. Posting on…