The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 20th – Sunday 26th March)

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(C) World Productions – Photographer: Des Willie/ Aidan Monaghan

It’s as you were this week, with new episodes of Broadchurch, Midnight Sun, Fortitude and Vera and the like, except for one major addition – the start of series four of Line Of Duty. This time around Thandie Newton steps into the shoes of the person who’s being investigated by AC-12, but as ever you’re never quite sure of her guilt or innocence and we all know that this will take on quite the rollercoaster ride over its six episodes. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 20th – Sunday 26th February)

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p04t3lz8As we gird our crime loins for the incoming Broadchurch and Prime Suspect 1973, there’s still plenty to watch and enjoy this week, not least episode two of SS-GB and episode three of The Kettering Incident. Look out for the series finale of the now Kris Marshall-less Death In Paradise, as well as two new series – James Nesbitt in Sky1’s Lucky Man, and from New Zealand, The Brokenwood Mysteries. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 13th – Sunday 19th February)

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(C) Sid Gentle Films – Photographer: Sid Gentle Films

Another big week in the crime drama universe, with the start of the five-part Len Deighton adaptation, SS-GB, at the end of the week, the curious, supernaturally-tinged Australian series – The Kettering Incident – starting up in the middle of the week, and Lars Mikkelsen returning to British screen in Walter Presents’ The Team. Look out also for the finals episodes of The Moorside and No Offence, too. Enjoy! Continue reading

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 6th – Sunday 12th January)

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the-moorsideThere are a couple of notable finales this week – ITV’s excellent second series of Unforgotten comes to an end, while Apple Tree Yard, normally on a Sunday night, switches its finale to the vacant Monday-night slot vacated by Silent Witness. Elsewhere, there’s the new Shannon Matthews drama, The Moorside, featuring Sheridan Smith and a couple of noteworthy radio dramas. Enjoy! Continue reading