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 UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1
 E5/8
Dan’s article gains traction across the city. After a harrowing encounter, Kirby’s grasp of reality comes into question.
Friday 13th May, Apple+ TV

2 Bosch: Legacy *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E5&6/8

No synopsis available.
Friday 13th May, Freevee

3 Y Golau *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/6

The release of a convicted murderer from prison sends a journalist and the mother of the woman he killed on a desperate search for the missing body. 
Sunday 15th May, 9pm, S4C

4 Beck *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S8 E2/4

The detective investigates a possible connection between a murder in a wooded area and a man who died suddenly of a heart attack after being awakened in the middle of the night by a masked burglar.
Saturday 14th May9pm BBC Four

5 We Hunt Together *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E2/6

Freddy plays a dangerous game when internet troll Shannon McBride threatens to bring her down, while Jackson and Lola close in on main suspect, Robert Miller.
Thursday 12th May, 9pm, Alibi

6 Signora Volpe *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S1 E3/3

When the son of an old friend is arrested for murder, Sylvia interrupts her hunt for a stolen truffle pig in order to investigate. She discovers that the killing is linked to a blackmail plot and a secret love affair, but the killer’s identity comes as a shock.
Monday 9th May, Acorn TV

7 The Nordic Murders *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S3 E1

A tourist-attended party escalates into dangerous drug-taking and the next day, a teenage boy is found dead in the community sauna. One of the girls at the party, Felice, has been sexually assaulted, but no one seems to remember it happening – least of all her. Karin’s great nephew, Ben, held the party, and she becomes his counsel when the police get involved.
Friday 13th May, 9pm, More4

8 The Staircase *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/8

In 2003, tensions rise and old wounds reopen as the Petersons’ eldest son Clayton returns home, and unwittingly makes a critical discovery.
Thursday 12th May, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

9 Oussekine *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/4
Examines the terrible events of 5th December 1986 that led to the death of Malik Oussekine, to which no series has ever been devoted. Centred on her family’s fight for justice, the series will dive into the heart of the 80s to understand the impact that this drama had on French society at the time.
Wednesday 11th May, Disney+

10 Smother *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S2 E6/6

Val is determined to confront Alanna once and for all, but her investigation twists once more toward a surprising and dark conclusion. Too late she realises that a more dangerous threat is brewing much closer to home. 
Tuesday 10th May, 9pm, Alibi

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