ITV announces Six Four for new streaming service

ITV has announced a new, four-part crime drama for its new streaming service, ITVX, which launches in the autumn. Six Four will star Kevin McKidd and Vinette Robinson. Inspired by the best-selling novel by Hideo Yokoyama, the drama is set primarily in Glasgow, and is a dark and compelling story of kidnap, corruption, betrayal and…

Sherwood: When is David Morrissey crime drama on BBC One?

Sherwood was announced by the BBC last year, and now it’s heading our way. Inspired in part by real events and set in the Nottinghamshire mining village where Graham grew up, at the heart of Sherwood lie two shocking and unexpected killings that shatter an already fractured community and spark a massive manhunt. As suspicion…

REVIEW Beck (S8 E4/4)

When the passengers on a bus are massacred, Beck faces one of his most harrowing cases – but does the key to the crime lie closer to home than he imagines? This has been a rattling good season, and The Crying Cop ends it in style. The action starts with an anti-police riot after a young boy…

The Twelve season 2: Everything we know as filming begins in Belgium

One of our favourite shows from a few years ago – The Twelve (De Twaalf) – has begun production on its second series, subtitled The Cinderalla Murder. The tense courtroom drama once again is set in Belgium and once again features a courtroom conundrum. What is The Twelve season 2 all about? In The Cinderella…

Australian version of The Twelve set to premiere in June

One of our favourite shows from a couple of years ago – The Twelve (or De Twaalf) from Belgium) is getting an Aussie remake. It takes the original premise of 12 ordinary people, who are selected for jury duty in a murder trial as traumatising as it is controversial, in which a woman stands accused…

True Detective season 4: Star announced and plot details revealed

True Detective series four has announced its star and revealed plot details. Subtitled Night Country, it welcomes Oscar-winner Jodie Foster in her first adult TV role. She will play Detective Liz Danvers. Deadline describes the plot thusly: “The series is centred around Detectives Liz Danvers and Evangeline Navarro who are looking to solve the case…

Walter Presents announces Rig 45: Murder At Sea

Walter Presents has acquired Swedish series Rig 45: Murder At Sea. This series has been floating around for a few years now, but it finally makes it to the UK thanks to Walter. Following a fatal accident on Rig 45, Benthos Oils send their damage regulator Andrea out to the rig to document the accident….

Miss Scarlet And The Duke season 2 transmission date confirmed by Alibi

The Victorian-era crime series Miss Scarlet And The Duke is on its way back to Alibi. In series one, viewers met Eliza Scarlet, who was left almost penniless when her father, Henry Scarlet, unexpectedly died. Although marriage appeared to be the only option for a woman’s financial security in those days, Eliza resolved to continue…

Disney+ confirms transmission date for Under The Banner Of Heaven

A few weeks back we reported that Under The Banner Of Heaven – starring Andrew Garfield – should be making its way to the UK. And now we know that it is and when it’s going to appear. It tells investigates and juxtaposes two histories: the origin and evolution of the Church of Jesus Christ of…

Grace on ITV recommissioned for third series

Grace on ITV has been recommissioned for a third series, with John Simm reprising his role as Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace. An adaptation of international, bestselling author Peter James’ award-winning novels, the first and third of three feature-length films in the new series will be written by Ben Court and Caroline Ip, with Ed…