REVIEW Grace (S2 E1/3)

I’ve just been catching up with Grace and now have, I think, a handle on how it’s being played out. Last week’s episode was the second in a three-episode series two, the last of that series being played out tonight (Sunday 8th May). The first episode of the series was pretty good, and a definite…

Silent Witness confirms Amanda Burton return for 25th series

BBC One is teasing the return of veteran forensic crime series Silent Witness for its 25th series with the dramatic return of Amanda Burton as Sam Ryan. The longest-running crime drama currently airing on TV returns with six thrilling new episodes very soon, and the BBC says that it opens in Liverpool with an assassination…

Get Millie Black cast announced by Channel 4

Tamara Lawrance has been named as the lead in new Channel 4 crime series, Get Millie Black The channel calls it a vivid, unflinching, and gripping six-part crime noir, and follows the inimitable Millie-Jean Black, a police detective forced to quit Scotland Yard and return home to Jamaica, where she is soon pursuing a missing…

Bosch: Legacy recommissioned for second season

No sooner has Bosch: Legacy begun on Freevee, it has been recommissioned for a second series. The show – a spin-off or a continuation, however you want to phrase it – began on the free ad-supported streaming service via Amazon Prime Video on Friday. “It was easy to greenlight the second season of Bosch: Legacy,…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 9th – Sunday 15th May)

Lots of things to look forward to this week, including a brand new Welsh-language series on S4C – Y Golau – starring some of the country’s best acting talent. We also welcome back The Nordic Murders on More4, whole we say goodbye to Signore Volpe on Acorn TV and Alibi’s Smother. Enjoy! 1 Shining Girls *NEW…

REVIEW Beck (S8 E1/4)

Beck is back! That was by no means a foregone conclusion, as the last time we saw the gloomy Swedish police chief, Martin Beck (Peter Haber) he was being wheeled into an operating theatre, with a slim chance of surviving an operation on a brain tumour. But Haber’s contract negotiations must have gone well, because…