BBC to launch Vigil with double bill

It’s a fair bet that BBC One’s Vigil is going to be the next seriously big crime drama. From the makers of Line Of Duty and starring the likes of Suranne Jones, Martin Compston and Endeavour’s Shaun Evans, it’s got an intriguing set-up. And now the BBC has unveiled three new images as well as…

BBC releases first-look images from The Trick

We do love a bit of Jason Watkins, and he’s going to be appearing in a new one-off thriller on BBC One called The Trick. Broadcasting in the autumn, it’s also based on a real-life case, and now the BBC has released a trio of first-look images. It tells the story of world-renowned Professor Philip…

ITV confirms Grantchester transmission date

ITV’s cosy-crime drama, Grantchester, is heading back to our screens and its looming large on the horizon. Furthermore, it’s going to be an eight-part series. With Robson Green returning as DI Geordie Keating and Tom Brittney as Grantchester’s Reverend Will Davenport, the series resumes in 1958 with the crime fighting duo renewing their partnership to…

ITV confirms Stephen transmission date

We’re looking forward to ITV’s Stephen, the sequel to The Murder Of Stephen Lawrence. It’ll be a tough, but necessary watch. Sharlene Whyte takes the role of Doreen Lawrence with Hugh Quarshie reprising his performance of Neville Lawrence from the original award-winning drama. Steve Coogan takes the role of DCI Clive Driscoll who led the…

ITV confirms Vera series 11 transmission date

We’re edging towards a new season of crime drama, with things kicking off sooner than you think. Today, ITV confirmed the new, 11th series of Vera, starring Brenda Blethyn. We’re going to be getting two episodes in September, and then two more in 2022. Blame COVID for the interruption. The 11th series opens when the…