The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 24th – Sunday 30th October)

This week we say hello to a couple of new intriguing series: indigenous Aussie crime drama True Colours on Acorn TV, and series two of The Pact. Enjoy! 1 True Colours *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES*S1Detective Toni Alma is assigned to investigate a suspicious car accident in Perdar Theendar, the Indigenous community she left as a…

HBO reveals Perry Mason return date

We enjoyed the Perry Mason origin story on HBO/Sky Atlantic. Now it’s coming back for a second run, but we’ll have to wait a little while. HBO took to Twitter today to inform fans that the series – starring Matthew Rhys as the titular private eye – has begun filming and that it will return…

Walter Presents They Were Ten

The Walter Presents brand has announced the transmission date for new foreign-language of the classic Agatha Christie tale, And Then There Were None. They Were Ten follows, yes, 10 seemingly ordinary people who find themselves trapped on a deadly island with one thing in common… they’re all murderers! This French series animates the horrors faced…

Cast announced for season 2 of Crime

ITVX has revealed the cast for the second series of Irvine Welsh’s Crime, the psychological, procedural thriller adapted for the screen by Irvine Welsh and Dean Cavanagh. The six-part drama series, due to air exclusively on ITVX, is currently being shot in Scotland and sees Dougray Scott return as troubled detective DI Ray Lennox. Ken Stott and Joanna…

Viaplay UK: Date announced for launch and programming revealed

Viaplay’s highly-anticipated new streaming service will launch in the UK on 1st November. The service, which already makes original series (many of them crime) and broadcasts across the UK will finally come to the UK after a long wait. Viewers of the services will be offered two packages: the Films & Series package focused on…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd October)

Well, it’s all happening this week. Walter has some stellar series starting up – the much-anticipated Astrid In Paris, Arctic Circle and the Daniel Auteuil French thriller, Something To Hide, Acorn TV goes to Finland for Maria Kallio and Channel 5 has The Woman Across The Street on Monday and Tuesday. There’s so much on, we’ve…

Robbie Coltrane, 1950-2022

“I just think I’ve lived such an interesting life. I’ve written three books, I’ve made more than 700 hours of television, I’ve made 78 movies, I’ve made a lot. “I’ve lived in New York, I was in Britain when alternative comedy happened, I was in Tutti Frutti, I was in Cracker, I’ve been fortunate enough…

Angela Lansbury, 1925-2022

“I honestly consider that the greatest gift to me, is the reaction that I get from my work. That is a given which I never, ever take for granted. But to be given that by audiences, individuals, on the street, in the theater, is an extraordinary feeling. “I honestly feel that Murder, She Wrote stands…

REVIEW Karen Pirie (S1 E3/3)

With her main suspect dead, and her bosses stymying her investigation at every turn, can DS Karen Pirie solve the cold case of the death of barmaid Rosie Duff – and work out who is targeting the original suspects? In this feature-length conclusion of the first Karen Pirie story, there are two strands to tie…

The Golden Hour coming soon to Dutch TV

The Golden Hour (Het Gouden Uur) is coming soon to Dutch TV, and is set in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in the Netherlands. The first hour after an attack is crucial. That is when panic and fear are overwhelming and the danger of a second attack is greatest. Mardik, played by Nasrdin Dchar, is a…