BBC One confirms transmission date for London Kills

London Kills – made by Acorn TV in the US for its streaming service – was snapped up by BBC One for its daytime schedule. Now we know when it’s going to be shown. Here’s the trailer: The series sees London serve as the backdrop for a series of murders – all investigated by an…

REVIEW: Wild Bill (S1 E1/6)

Depending on your vintage, Rob Lowe might represent different things for you as a viewer; he could be the Brat Pack Rob of St.Elmo’s Fire, “Schmutzy Pants” Rob of The West Wing or the lovable but dim Rob of Parks & Recreation. Certainly as an actor, he was way ahead of the curve in terms…

Sarah Phelps confirmed to adapt Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse

Earlier this year Radio Times carried a report that Sarah Phelps would be adapting Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse. Now that report has been confirmed. Christie’s 1961 novel kicks off when a mysterious list of names is found in the shoe of a dead woman, one of those named, Mark Easterbrook, begins an investigation into…

REVIEW: Killing Eve (S2 E1/8)

Previously on Killing Eve… well, the critics loved it, everyone won awards, writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge became the hottest property in Hollywood, and everyone said it was the best thing since sliced bread. So how do you follow such success? Buoyed by three stellar performances, by Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and Fiona Shaw, powered by a…

ITV commissions submarine thriller Tenacity

ITV has commissioned a new crime drama, based on JS Law’s novel, Tenacity. When a dead submariner is discovered aboard the British nuclear submarine, Tenacity, disgraced military detective Danielle ‘Dan’ Lewis is sent to investigate the accident. But when the case turns to murder it puts her in conflict with Tenacity’s crew, her Navy superiors,…

David Tennant to star in new Channel 4 murder mystery

David Tennant – beloved Scottish actor who has a place in the crime drama hall of fame thanks to his role in Broadchurch – is to star in a new Channel 4 series, described by Variety as a, “drama following two families in the aftermath of a tragedy that claims the lives of a woman…

Keeley Hawes to star in new adaptation of du Maurier’s Rebecca

Keeley Hawes, despite a whole career of brilliant work, is very hot at the moment thanks to her appearance in Jed Mercurio’s Bodyguard. Now news reaches is that she has signed up to star in a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca. Netflix is to reshoot a story whose defining adaptation was Alfred Hitchcock’s…

Killing Eve series two transmission date confirmed by BBC One

Killing Eve is coming back to the BBC in the UK after its globally-successful first series. That first series saw Jodie Comer play unhinged psychopathic assassin Villanelle – a role she won a BAFTA for – and Sandra Oh as Eve Polastri, a security operative. Together they formed an unlikely bond in a high-octane cat-and-mouse…

Death In Paradise begins filming series nine

We don’t really cover Death In Paradise too much here on this site, but there’s no denying that it’s one of the most popular shows in the UK. The BBC has now confirmed that filming of nine is underway in Guadeloupe with Ardal O’Hanlon reprising his role as lead detective DI Jack Mooney.Tobi Bakare (Officer…

ITV releases first trailer for Wild Bill

In the last few months we’ve brought you news of ITV’s next big crime drama, which will stars Hollywood icon Rob Lowe and set in Boston… Boston, Lincolnshire. Wild Bill follows high-flying US cop Bill Hixon, who is appointed Chief Constable of the East Lincolnshire Police Force. When he lands in Boston, Lincolnshire, with his…

BBC to make Salisbury Novichok poisoning drama

There has always been a fascination with true crime adaptations for the big and small screen, and now the BBC has announced its latest reality-based drama. The world was shaken in March of last year when Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were targeted with the nerve agent Novichok in March 2018. Dawn…