The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 31st May – Sunday 6th June)

And just like that we’re into June. We say goodbye to the brilliant Mare Of Easttown, The Pact and, elsewhere, Rocco Schiavone, but there’s also a host of new stuff on this week. Jimmy McGovern’s Time (with Stephen Graham and Sean Bean) while BritBox continue its foray into original dramas with the English-language version of Professor T. Walter Presents also bring us Box 21. Enjoy!

1 Mare Of Easttown *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* * LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E7/7

As the series concludes, Mare reaches the end of the investigation as she attempts to bring the case that devastated her town to an end.
Monday 31st May, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

2 Fargo *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S4 E5/11

Josto teaches Gaetano a lesson about leadership, Ethelrida does what she believes is right, and Loy decides to make a deal when he finds himself backed into a corner. Meanwhile, Deafy follows a lead in his search for Zelmare and Swanee, and Thurman and Dibrell’s actions bring them to a point of no return.
Sunday 6th June, 10.55pm, Channel 4

3 City On A Hill *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2
 2/8
As Decourcy increases pressure on the Justice Department, Jackie counters by looking into his adversary’s romantic past. Jenny has an unsettling phone call with her mother.
Tuesday 1st June, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

4 Time *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/3

A newly arrived prisoner has to adapt quickly to his dangerous new surroundings, while reflecting on the crime that brought him here. He finds himself sharing a cell with a troubled young man who murdered his father and is suffering panic attacks. Meanwhile, an officer encounters a threat against his son, who is serving time in a different prison.
Sunday 6th June, 9pm, BBC One

5 The Beast Must Die *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1
 E2/6
Having found the man she believes is responsible for the death of her son, Frances sets out to inveigle her way into his home as she plots her revenge.
From Thursdays 3rd June, BritBox

6 Yr Amgueddfa *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E2/6

Della starts her new job as the Museum’s General Manger, and her relationship with Cale intensifies – but she remains uncertain of his intentions towards both her and her son.
Sunday 6June May, 9pm, S4C

7 Whitstable Pearl *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6

When a Civil War re-enactment ends in tragedy, Pearl and Mike find themselves on opposing sides. Their investigation reveals a community bitterly divided by the memory of a miner’s strike and the possibility that there is more to the accident than first meets the eye. 
Monday 31st June, Acorn TV

8 Box 21 *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-6/6

A young Romanian woman named Lidia is lured to Sweden with promises of a better life, but is instead forced into prostitution. In search of revenge, her fate is interwoven with police officer Ewert Grens who chases a dangerous criminal.
From Friday 4th June, All4/Walter Presents

9 Professor T *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/6

Professor Jasper Tempest, a genius Cambridge University criminologist with OCD and an overbearing mother, advises the police. 
From Monday 3rd June, BritBox

10 The Pact *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODES*
S1 E5&6/6

The police have made an arrest and the fragile pact is at breaking point. As Anna, Nancy, Louie and Cat are interviewed, a frustrated Max decides to resort to more unorthodox methods to get to the truth.
Monday 31st May and Tuesday 1st June, 9pm, BBC One

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