Alibi announces transmission date for Smother

UKTV crime drama channel, Alibi, has announced the acquisition of Irish drama, Smother. Furthermore, it has also confirmed its transmission date. The six-episode series is set in a small town on the wild and rugged coast of County Clare, Val Ahern (Dervla Kirwan), a devoted mother is determined to protect her family and particularly her…

Walter Presents announces Polish season for summer 2021

Walter Presents has announced a Polish season of content for summer 2021. The first in its season – spans June to August – is The Defence, which follows a well-regarded lawyer who agrees to help her friends when their baby goes missing. Joanna Chylka is a capable, uncompromising, courageous and rebellious lawyer in a legal world full…

Walter Presents names transmission date for The Hunter

We all know that procurement brand, Walter Presents, is a prolific player in the crime drama industry. Now it has announced the acquisition of another series. Based on a true story, a Sicilian prosecutor with a killer instinct for tracking down top Mafiosi soon becomes known as ‘The Hunter’ – but success will come at…

Thou Shalt Not Kill confirmed for third series on Walter Presents

Thou Shalt Not Kill is returning to Walter Presents via All4 this spring. The Italian series features Valeria (Miriam Leone) solve the darkest crimes across Turin whilst dealing with her own family tragedies. After the death of her mother and her sister’s accident, Valeria decides to halt her investigation into her family and focus on…

Red Light: Carice van Houten and Maaike Neuville star in sex worker drama

The Dutch/Belgian series Red Light has debuted in Europe and has won rave reviews. The 10-episode series starring Carice van Houten and Maaike Neuville (who may recognise from De Twaalf) portrays three women with completely different background whose lives unexpectedly intertwine. Sylvia, a prostitute (van Houten), runs a brothel with her shady boyfriend/pimp in Antwerp’s…

Viaplay announces Irish gangland drama Kin

Scandinavian streaming service Viaplay have announced its next project – an Irish gangland drama. The eight-episode Kin sees Charlie Cox, Clare Dunne and actor Aidan Gillen in the leading roles and will premiere on NENT Group’s Viaplay streaming service in 2021. The story charts the lives of a fictional Dublin family embroiled in a gangland…

Channel 4/All4 announces broadcast date for Amsterdam Vice

We’re getting a new period Dutch crime series, thanks to Walter Presents. Amsterdam Vice is set in the Dutch city in the 1980s. Detective Judd Cox has just been promoted to the roughest department within the capital city’s police force. Along with his new partner Montijn, the pair are investigating a murder case that leads…

The Twelve (De Twaalf): Who’s who in the Belgian crime drama?

All4/Walter Presents’ next binge-worthy crime series is Belgian story, The Twelve (De Twaalf). And it’s a good one. Our review will follow tomorrow, but until then we’ve put together a who’s who guide – there are a lot of characters, a lot of intertwining stories and some real twists and turns. Set in the city…