REVIEW Grace (S1 E2/2)

When John Simm stepped into the role of DSI Roy Grace – an obsessive, grief-stricken detective patrolling the mean streets of Brighton – hopes were that this could develop into a Morse-like series with a strong sense of place, a gruff lead character and a seemingly endless amount of source material (Peter James has written…

Sophie Rundle to star in Alibi’s The Diplomat

Peaky Blinders star Sophie Rundle has been announced as the star of new Alibi series, The Diplomat. Currently filming in Barcelona, the six-part series tells the story of Laura Simmonds (Rundle) and her Barcelona Consul colleague and friend Alba Ortiz (Serena Manteghi) as they fight to protect British nationals who find themselves in trouble in…

NORDIC NOIR Sofia Helin to star in new Swedish crime series

As we all know, thanks to The Bridge and Saga NorĂ©n, Swedish actress Sofia Helin is enshrined in the crime drama hall of fame. And now she’s returning to the genre, thanks to new series, Fallen. Created by Bridge co-writer Camilla Ahlgren, Fallen will star alongside Hedda Stienstedt in a tale that examines “sisterhood, parenthood,…