The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 19th – Sunday 25th February)

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It’s another big week in the crime drama arena – when isn’t it – with series two of Hans Rosenfeldt’s London-based series, Marcella, starting up this week (although, what we really want is his Malmö-based series to hurry up and get going over here). Elsewhere, the excellent Craith comes to an end next weekend and, on the same day and at the same time on the BBC, there’s another two-part Strike to get stuck into. Enjoy! Continue reading

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The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 12th – Sunday 18th February)

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Another big week in the crime drama world, with three new series starting up, all starring some names. Favourite, Shetland, begins its third series, while we have a John Simm double-hit – Collateral (also starring Carey Mulligan) on BBC Two and Trauma on ITV, which is being shown Monday to Wednesday. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 8th – Sunday 14th January)

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Honestly, where do you start with this week? THERE IS SO MUCH ON. Not only are series like Spiral, Craith and Hard Sun continuing, we have news offerings aplenty: Kiri (starring Sarah Lancashire and on Channel 4), the 583rd series of Silent Witness on BBC One, a new series of the ever-reliable Murdoch Mysteries on Alibi, new six-part thriller Next Of Kin on ITV, and something I didn’t have room to mention in the top 10, the second series of Lethal Weapon (Friday 12th January, 9pm, ITV). A special mention to The Tunnel, which finishes in emotional and devastating fashion, too. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 1st – Sunday 7th January)

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Twenty-eighteen is starting off with a bit of a bang, with loads of new crime drama due to premiere in the next seven days. So much for getting out and about and working off the excesses of the Christmas period. We have the brand-new Neil Cross drama, Hard Sun (pictured), starting next weekend, as well as Icy French drama Glacé, McMafia (with James Norton), series eight of Vera, and a new series of Death In Paradise. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 25th – Sunday 31st December)

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Just after you’ve digested all your turkey, sprouts and trifle, it’s time to get back into the swing of things when one of the biggies in the crime drama genre returns for an all-new sixth series. Yes, Spiral’s back next weekend! Also on offer this week – aside from a mountain of quality repeats – is the new BBC two-parter, The Miniaturist, a brand-new adaptation of Jessie Burton’s slightly crimey/slightly supernatural drama. Enjoy! Continue reading