Craith season three: Sian Reese-Williams confirms filming start

In great news for fans of Welsh crime drama, Craith star Sian Reese-Williams has confirmed filming has begun on series three. Taking to Twitter, Reese-Williams shared an image of a clipboard with ‘Slate 1, Take 1’ written on it. She captioned the image: “Right then…” Reese-Williams and co-star Siôn Alun Davies will return as DCI…

Craith/Hidden renewed for third and final series

We could all do with some good news, and thankfully it looks increasingly like television is the place to find it. This morning S4C and BBC Cymru Wales announced that it had renewed superior Welsh crime drama Craith (Hidden) for a third and final series. “Hidden has been a superb returning series for BBC Wales…

BBC Four announces transmission date for series two of Hidden

One of the emerging series from the past few years, is Welsh crime drama Hidden. Called Craith in its native language, the series is coming back fro a second series (this has already aired in Welsh on S4C, so if you want to avoid spoilers stay clear of our reviews). Now we know when BBC…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E6/6)

With Mia on the run, Connor attempting to take his own life and Lee in custody, the gang who had been causing havoc in and around the mist-shrouded streets of Blaenau Ffestiniog, as well as its surrounding woods, roads and quarries, looked for all the world as though it had finally been cornered; their ever-violent…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E5/6)

We’re almost at an end of this superb second series of Craith, and as befits a six-episode series that is nearing the end the pace really picked up in tonight’s instalment. I did wonder at one stage whether Mia, Connor and Lee were indeed responsible for the murder of schoolteacher Geraint Elis, and whether there…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E4/6)

“Does grief last forever?” “It has to. Otherwise what does losing someone mean?” When lines of such power, poignancy and heartbreaking truths hit you right in the chest and make you cave in, it’s easy to forget that beneath the slow-burn and the stunning shots of Gwynned and Snowdonia, there’s real skill on show here…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E3/6)

After a manic week or so, I was looking forward to catching up with Craith again, the brooding Welsh Noir that has pushed its métier of slow-burn, menacing atmosphere and style of storytelling to new levels in its second series. And, as ever, this third episode of the series pushed the envelope when it came…

REVIEW: Craith (S2 E1/6)

One of the more gratifying trends in crime dramas has been the rise of Welsh Noir. Over the past five years, Welsh-language channel S4C has been at the forefront of this output, with series like Y Gwyll/Hinterland and Une Bore Mercher/Keeping Faith, both featuring the cream of the country’s acting and creative talent (as well…

S4C drops Craith teaser ahead of series two premiere

One of the treats we have to look forward to in the coming weeks is series two of Craith. The Welsh-language crime drama – which airs first on S4C – returns for a second series on Sunday 17th November. And S4C has dropped an intriguing teaser ahead of the premiere. “52 Harris Avenue… Jyst halwch…

S4C confirms Craith series two transmission date

We at The Killing Times Towers have earmarked series two of excellent Welsh crime drama, Craith (Hidden), and have been keeping an ear to the ground to find out when it will transmit. Now we know. The series, set in Snowdonia in North Wales, sees the return of DCI Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams) and DS…

Report: Series two of Craith to begin production next month

We’ve been waiting for confirmation from S4C on whether there will be a series two of Craith (Hidden), the Welsh-language crime drama set in Snowdonia that proved to be a huge hit with readers of this site. From the makers of Y Gwyll (Hinterland), it featured Sian Reese-Williams as DI Cadi John, who, with DS Owen…