Alibi confirms transmission date for Copper

A little while ago, we brought you news about UKTV channel, Alibi, picking up BBC America series Copper for UK broadcast. The series is set in New York in the 1860s and revolves around Kevin Corcoran, a tough yet decent police detective, who returns from war to find his wife missing and his daughter dead….

Lesley Manville joins Save Me, plot lines for series two revealed

British drama Save Me was one of our favourites last year, and the Lennie James-starring series is coming back soon for a second run. The first series told the story of Nelson ‘Nelly’ Rowe (James) and his search for Jody, his missing daughter. It also boasted an incredible ensemble cast that included Suranne Jones, Stephen…

Netflix releases new Top Boy idents and images

It’s been five years since Top Boy was on Channel 4, and now we’re looking forward to its return on Netflix in the autumn. Now the streaming giant has released some tantalising idents and images ahead of its comeback. Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson are set to return as drug dealers Dushane and Sully respectively, while…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 24th – Sunday 30th June)

The biggest new crime drama this week is… a daytime show. London Kills was originally shown in America but will now be shown across the week (it’s being repeated in a late-night slot, too). Otherwise, big hitters like Big Little Lies and Killing Eve continue. Enjoy! 1 Big Little Lies *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* S2…

Wild Bill transmission date confirmed by ITV

We’ve known that Wild Bill has been ITV’s radar for a while. Now we know when it’s going to start. Starring and executive produced by Rob Lowe, Wild Bill is a fish-out-of-water crime drama following high-flying US police chief Bill Hixon, who is appointed Chief Constable in Boston, Lincolnshire. Confirmed: Wild Bill starts Wednesday 12…

The 10 Best Crime Dramas This Week (Monday 27th – Sunday 2nd June)

One of our most anticipated crime dramas of the year starts on Netflix this week. When They See Us tells the story of the Central Park Five, and has four episodes. Elsewhere, there’s new Inspector Montalbano. Enjoy! 1 When They See Us *NEW UK PREMIERE SERIES* S1 E1-4/4 Chronicle the true story of a notorious…

Kristofer Hivju to star in new Norwegian crime drama

Fresh from his all-conquering performance in both Game Of Thrones and Beck, Kristofer Hivju is a star on the rise. The instantly-recognisable Norwegian actor will next be seen on our screens in NRK’s Twin. The story? Erik and Adam are identical twin brothers, living completely different lives. Erik is a broke surfer bum. Adam a…

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

This week we say goodbye to the ever-reliable Cardinal, but usher in two new series – the oft-cancelled-then-reinstated true-crime drama Hatton Garden and the return of Sky’s flashy Riviera. Enjoy! 1 Un Bore Mercher *NEW UK PREMIERE EPISODE* S2 E3/8 Faith’s friendship with Cerys is pushed to the brink as the verdict approaches and she…

Netflix confirms transmission date for When They See Us

We’ve been following the progress of Netflix’s true crime adaptation, When They See Us, with great interest. Telling the story of the Central Park Five, the four-part series is, we’re hearing, set to land on the streaming site on the 30th anniversary of the incident. READ MORE: Netflix’s Central Park Five adds Michael K Williams…

FIRST LOOK: Un Bore Mercher at BFI & Radio Times TV Festival

Yesterday, The Killing Times spent the day at the BFI & Radio Times TV Festival in London at the BFI, and of particular interest was a panel to promote series two of Welsh thriller, Un Bore Mercher (Keeping Faith), whose first series aired on both S4C and BBC One last year. Indeed, it broke iPlayer…

Death In Paradise producers to adapt Our House novel

We all know that Death In Paradise has been insanely successful, and it will continue to be for a while yet, but the production company behind it is to sink its teeth into a new project: adapting Louise Candlish’s novel, Our House. According to Deadline, Red Planet productions had ‘ambitious plans’ for the adaptation. Our…