The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 7th – Sunday 13th August)

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There are new episodes of Top Of The Lake: China Girl, Twin Peaks and I Know Who You Are this week, as well as the finale of Dicte (sadly, I just haven’t had time to watch it this time around). There’s also a new four-part series starting on BBC One starring new Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker, playing, well, a doctor. Look out for new radio series, A Smalltown Murder, too. And just a quick note, I’ve been on a short break for the past several days, so apologies for the lack of posts. Continue reading

Interview: Jodie Whittaker, Trust Me

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We’ve seen Jodie Whittaker before in the crime drama genre thanks to her brilliant performance in Boradchurch, but now she pops up in this four-part thriller on BBC One (where she’ll also be appearing on next year as some time traveller or other). In Trust Me, she plays Cath Hardacre, a caring and hard-working A&E nurse. However, when she raises her concerns about the standards slipping at the hospital her world takes a turn for the worse. We managed to get hold of an interview with Whittaker, and you can read that after the jump… Continue reading

Review: In The Dark (S1 E4/4), Tuesday 1st August, BBC1

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Over three episodes, In The Dark has presented us with a compelling new female police character – DI Helen Weeks – and a strong central performance from MyAnna Buring, who has more than proved she can carry a show on her own. But that’s beside the point for now, because in this finale Helen has to find out what happened to her partner Paul and whether he was a dodgy cop or not.

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Netflix releases new trailer for Stranger Things 2

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One of the more anticipated dramas of the year is series two of Stranger Things. The horror/crime mash-up was a word-of-mouth megahit last year and the PR wheels have been turning for a month or so now. This weekend saw Comic-Con in San Diego produce all kinds of bits and pieces, but one of the things people were raving about was a full, proper trailer. You can see it after the jump… Continue reading