The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 2nd – Sunday 8th May)

It’s a busy week in crime drama land, with no less than four new, quality series starting. We have a new series of Swedish favourite Beck, another Swedish series – Clark – on Netflix, the new four-part DI Ray streaming across the week on ITV, and series two of We Hunt Together. It’s all go… enjoy!

1 Shining Girls *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1
 E5/8
As pressure mounts to go to print, Dan explores possible connections between the murder victims. Kirby tries to make sense of a piece of evidence.
Friday 6th May, Apple+ TV

2 Grace *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E2/2

A sinister inquiry into skeletal remains found in a Brighton storm drain takes Grace down a labyrinthine trail through the past, but it’s not only on the professional front that he is chasing ghosts.
Sunday 8th May, 9pm, ITV

3 Beck *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S8 E1/4

Beck and the team are thrown into a case where the body of a notorious Danish criminal has been found in the water at Liljeholmen. 
Saturday 7th May, 9pm BBC Four

4 DI Ray *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1-4/4

Detective Rachita Ray finally achieves a promotion to homicide, only to be told her first case is a culturally specific murder. Her heart sinks as she realises she has only got the job due to her Indian heritage, but she is convinced this is no `honour” murder and finds herself deep in the world of organised crime.
Monday 2nd – Thursday 5th May, 9pm, ITV

5 We Hunt Together *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1/6

When a mystery killer with links to Freddy Lane strikes, DI Jackson Mendy and DS Lola Franks are keen to nail their nemesis once and for all – but the murderous game has just begun.
Thursday 5th May, 9pm, Alibi

6 Clark *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1-6/6

The true story behind Sweden’s most notorious gangster, Clark Olofsson, whose infamous crimes gave rise to the term “Stockholm Syndrome”.
From Friday 5th May, Netflix

7 The King *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/8

As the Slavs and Nigerians compete for power, Bruno infiltrates the Muslim gang with Farid. Meanwhile. Prosecutor Lombardo is becoming increasingly dangerous.
Tuesday 3rd May, 10pm, Sky Atlantic

8 The Crimson Rivers *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S3 E7

More infected people are discovered, while the media are not helping to keep the story under wraps. Camille and Niemans try to interpret the significance of the information found during the post-mortem on the latest victim. 
Friday 3rd May, 9pm, More4

9 Smother *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E5/6

Fear grips Val as she comes to terms with the assault and tries to figure out who she can trust and how she can protect her family from danger. Meanwhile, a question from Sgt O’Rourke highlights a suspicious vehicle, and Finn agrees to help Elaine convince Calum that her drink had been spiked the day of the crash.
Tuesday 3rd May, 9pm, Alibi

10 Tehran *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1-8/8

A Mossad agent goes deep undercover on a dangerous mission in Tehran that places her and everyone around her in dire jeopardy.
From Friday 6th May, Apple+ TV

2 Comments Add yours

  1. M says:

    I love your writing, but your new layout is not all that great. Can you please create a better layout?

    Thxs

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    1. Paul Hirons says:

      Sorry to hear that, but we’ve had the ‘new’ layout for around three years!

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