The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 4th – Sunday 10th July)

Lots of good things happening this week, not least the keenly anticipated Trom on BBC Four. But there’s also Black Bird on Apple+ TV, which looks terrific, Luxembourgian series Capitani on Netflix, as well as Swedish The Sommerdahl Murders on Acorn TV. Enjoy!

1 We Own This City *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E4/6

Jensen, Sieracki and Leo Wise prepare to charge the officers of the GTTF. Suiter’s past closes in on him, and Steele and Davis seek support.
Tuesday 5th July, 9pm, Sky Atlantic

2 Black Bird *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1/6

Jimmy Keene is sentenced to 10 years in a minimum security prison but he cuts a deal with the FBI to befriend a suspected serial killer. Keene has to elicit a confession from Larry Hall to find the bodies of as many as eighteen women.
Friday 8th July, Apple+ TV

3 Trom *UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S1 E1&2/6

A journalist returns to his former home in the Faroe Islands to investigate the death of an animal rights activist during a local whale hunt. His search for answers soon brings him into conflict with the local police and uncovers a web of secrets in the close-knit community. 
Saturday 9th July, 9pm, BBC Four

4 Rig 45: Murder At Sea *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/6

Now that a murder has taken place, the crew members face the horrifying fact that there is a killer on board and it must be one of them. 
Friday 8th July, 9pm, More4

5 McDonald & Dodds *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* *LAST IN SERIES*
S3 E4/4

The detectives investigate when the body of a successful Bath businessman is found in a shallow grave in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor on the dawn of All Soul’s Day. Their first suspect is local artist Hector Ingham, although McDonald can’t help but be suspicious of the man who found the body. As increasingly cryptic clues come to light, one name keeps reoccurring in paper trails, credit card statement and on the lips of witnesses – that of Dodds himself.
Sunday 10th July, 8pm, ITV

6 Blocco 181 *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E3/8

The drug heist aftermath means trouble at the Block as the blame game starts. Bea, Mahdi and Ludo start dealing and Victor attacks Rizzo. 
Tuesday 5th July, 10.10pm, Sky Atlantic

7 Miss Scarlet and the Duke *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S2 E4/6

Eliza investigates a case of blackmail and finds herself with a new rival – Patrick Nash, the owner of a large private detective agency who wants to hire her or crush her agency.
Tuesday 5th July, 9pm, Alibi

8 Capitani *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S2 E1-12/12

A girl is dead, and her twin is missing. Everyone in their quiet Luxembourg village seems to be keeping a secret – including the cop sent to investigate.
Friday 8th July, Netflix

9 The Sommerdahl Murders *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*
S3
E1-8/8
Series three series finds Dan grieving for his mother and while he is slowly adjusting, Marianne has let him stay on the sofa, but she feels it’s now time for him to leave. She and Flemming are also working out how to break the news to Dan that they’re officially in a relationship. A new case finds a family-man found dead in a wet-suit by the harbour apartments, seemingly pushed off the building. Then a developer is found dead in a boat at sea, the day after his long-awaited marina project was finally green-lighted by the city council. Could they be connected?
Monday 4th July, Acorn TV

10 The Undeclared War *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE*
S1 E2/6

Saara is put to work combing through the text in the virus, looking for passwords. It’s a monotonous job, but after many hours she finds a suspicious line of encrypted text within the code. Her colleagues think it’s unimportant, but Saara isn’t convinced. She also gets more familiar with the players at GCHQ and makes some unlikely friends. With their help, Saara unravels a dubious invitation to rendezvous – but is she closer to the truth or just willingly entering a carefully baited trap?
Thursday 7th July, 9pm, Channel 4

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