Top Boy on Netflix: Season 3 confirmed

One of the best British dramas of the past decade – Top Boy – has been recomissioned for a third and final season. Netflix released a trailer today (Thursday 31st March) that the London-based gangland odyssey will be back on our screens next year, with the third series shooting in the capital this summer. No…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 28th March – Sunday 3rd April)

We say goodbye to Peaky Blinders this week with the final ever episode, but also give a warm welcome to Slow Horses – the Gary Oldman-starring adaptation of Mick Heron’s award-winning spy-novel-with-a-difference on Apple TV+. Enjoy! 1 Slow Horses *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*S1The adaptation of the award-winning novel from Mick Herron, Slow Horses follows a…

Walter Presents brings back The Hunter for season 2

Italian Mafia drama The Hunter is coming back to the UK for a second season. Thanks to the Walter Presents brand, the series will from mid-April. Life is getting back on track for top mafia prosecutor Saverio Barone (Francesco Montanari) – he has finally settled down and is about to marry Giada. But on the day…

NORDIC NOIR Hans Rosenfeldt to adapt his own novel Cry Wolf

Hans Rosenfeldt – creator of The Bridge – is to adapt his own novel, Cry Wolf (Vargasommar), for television. Rosenfeldt will, according to Expressen, team up with Bridge co-writer Camilla Ahlgren for the project. It marks the first time the pair has worked together since The Bridge. The action takes place in Haparanda, on the…

True Detective season 4 ‘in the works’ at HBO

One of the landmark crime series of the last decade or so, True Detective has been a huge global hit since its debut in 2014. Now we’re hearing that a fourth series is in the works at home US broadcaster, HBO, and without its original creator and showrunner Nic Pizzolatto. The Hollywood Reporter says that…

The BBC commissions four BIG crime dramas for second series

The BBC has recommissioned four of its biggest crime dramas from 2021 and early 2022 for second series. The Tourist, The Responder, Vigil and Time are all getting second runs. Vigil and Time – starring Suranne Jones and Sean Bean and Stephen Graham respectively – appeared first in early 2021 and went on to garner…

NORDIC NOIR Those Who Kill to return for a third series

Danish procedural series Those Who Kill is set to return for a third series. Natalie Madueño is set to return as profiler Louise Bergstein, and there’s another tough case for her to sink her teeth into. When a middle-aged couple is found brutally murdered in front of their home, a frantic investigation begins for their…

ITVX commissions second series of Crime

Dougray Scott will return as troubled detective, Ray Lennox, in a second series of the original crime thriller, Crime, adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh. Produced by Buccaneer Media and Off Grid Film and TV, and scripted by Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh alongside long-standing screenwriting partner, Dean Cavanagh, the six-part drama will be an ITVX premiere, exclusive…