Bloodlands on BBC renewed for a second series

The BBC have ordered a second series of Bloodlands from writer Chris Brandon after the success of series one. The critically acclaimed ‘Irish-noir’ drama shocked audiences about the complex character of DCI Tom Brannick and what his future might entail. The cat-and-mouse thriller is rooted in Northern Ireland, and filming will take place once again…

REVIEW Bloodlands (S1 E4/4)

The last time we saw Bloodlands, Tom Brannick had successfully framed Jackie Twomey and seemingly got himself off the hook. However, we know that Jed Mercurio’s fingerprints are all over this and, like the end of episode two when Tom shot Adam Corry dead, anything can and likely could happen in this series finale. Even…

REVIEW Grace (E1)

British crime novelist Peter James has enjoyed a long and award-winning career, writing 18, Brighton-set Roy Grace novels. And you can say the same for John Simm when it comes to acting – the Mancunian is an always-watchable and highly accomplished performer who’s starred in some of my favourite British series of the last 20…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 15th – Sunday 21st March)

Well, this week is quite the week. Next Sunday the big one – series six of Line Of Duty – begins, with an extended new series. Elsewhere, we’re hearing really good things about Sky One’s The Flight Attendant, which also starts this week, and there’s a new Spanish series from the makers of Money Heist…