Cast announced and first-look images released for Graham Norton crime novel adaptation

Brenda Fricker, Siobhán McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan and Pauline McLynn cast alongside Conleth Hill in ITV’s four part adaptation of Graham Norton’s bestselling novel Holding. Brenda Fricker will return to television to star alongside Conleth Hill in ITV’s four part adaptation based upon Graham Norton’s debut novel. She is joined by leading Irish actors…

BBC announced cast and shares first-look image for Sherwood

Casting has been announced and the first pictures from set revealed, as filming gets underway on James Graham’s new BBC One drama, Sherwood.  Inspired in part by real events and set in the Nottinghamshire mining village where Graham grew up, at the heart of Sherwood lie two shocking and unexpected killings that shatter an already…

Dexter releases new trailer and announces transmission date

One of crime drama’s big hitters is returning later this year after a decade-long hiatus. Dexter, starring Michael C Hall, is back with a new series and Showtime, its US home, has now released a trailer. Dexter: New Blood is set in the snowy wastelands for a 10-part series. And we also know when it’s…

ITV confirms transmission date for Professor T with Ben Miller

Yes, it’s already been on BritBox, but the English-language remake of Professor T is headed to ITV very soon. Starring Ben Miller, it tells the story of Professor Jasper Tempest, a lecturer at the Cambridge Institute of Criminology where he teaches students about the science of crime. However, at home, Tempest barely keeps his OCD…

BBC confirms transmission date for Baptiste series two

Baptiste series two is on its way to BBC One, and it really is just around the corner. The channel has now confirmed its t ransmission date. Tchéky Karyo returns as the titular detective, and this time he’s in Hungary. Ambassador Emma Chambers (Fiona Shaw), is thrust into the crosshairs of Baptiste’s most complex case…

Miss Scarlet and the Duke to start filming series two

Period crime drama Miss Scarlet and the Duke will begin filming next week in Belgrade. The series tells the story of Eliza Scarlet (Kate Phillips), who joins forces with a Scotland Yard Inspector to solve crime in 19th century London. Eliza began solving crimes after her father Henry – a private investigator – unexpectedly dies….

BBC releases new trailer for Vigil

From the makers of Line of Duty, Vigil looks set to be the big new summer crime drama in the UK. And now the BBC has dropped a great new trailer. Created by Tom Edge, it tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a Scottish fishing trawler and a death on-board a Trident nuclear…

Channel 5 releases first trailer for Lie With Me

Channel 5 has released the first trailer for Lie With Me, which starts in a matter of weeks. Charlie Brooks stars as Anna Fallmont and the story centres on the chilling tale of Anna and her family who move to Australia after infidelity rocks her marriage. They hire a young local nanny who isn’t as innocent…

BBC Two releases new images for The North Water

We can’t wait for The North Water, the dark period drama starring Stephen Graham and Colin Farrell. The new photos feature Jack O’Connell as Patrick Sumner, Farrell as Henry Drax, and Graham as Captain Brownlee, alongside Tom Courtenay as Baxter, seen here in character for the first time. The North Water also stars Peter Mullan,…

NORDIC NOIR BBC Four confirms transmission date for Beck

We knew it was coming, but Beck finally has a transmission date. BBC Four has confirmed that the first of four new films – Undercover – will air in early July. In Undercover, a young boy has been found murdered and Beck and the group’s investigation leads them to a narcotics network. Beck: Saturday 3rd…

NORDIC NOIR Netflix releases first trailer for The Chestnut Man

Søren Sveistrup’s novel The Chestnut Man (Kastanjemanden) is coming to Netflix this autumn and now the streaming giant has released the first trailer for the highly-anticipated series. The Chestnut Man takes place in a quiet suburb of Copenhagen, where the police make a terrible discovery on a stormy October morning. A young woman is found brutally murdered…

NORDIC NOIR Faroese series Trom wraps filming

If there’s one series we can’t wait to see it’s Trom – the first drama from the Faroe Islands. And now, according the show’s star Ulrich Thomsen, it has wrapped filming. The six-part series follows journalist Hannis Martinsson (Thomsen), who unexpectedly receives a message from Sonja, a young Faroese woman who claims she is Hannis’…