Channel 4 recommissions second series of Before We Die

Before We Die was the English-language remake of the Swedish series of the same name. And now Channel 4 has commissioned a second series. Lesley Sharp returns to head up the cast as detective Hannah Laing, who joins forces with maverick detective Billy Murdoch, played by Vincent Regan in a desperate bid to protect her…

Channel 4 releases first-look image from Before We Die

Back in September 2020 we brought you news that Channel 4 was adapting an English-language version of Swedish series Before We Die. Now we have our first images from the show. The remake of the Swedish series it’s produced by from newly formed production company, Eagle Eye Drama, launched by the same team behind global…

All4/Walter Presents confirms transmission date for series two of Before We Die

After the smash-hit first series, the hotly anticipated Swedish series Before We Die returns to All4/Walter Presents, starting off on Channel 4 first. We’ll get to see Hanna, Bjorn and Christian attempt to untangle themselves from life-threatening danger. But this is quicksand, and the more you struggle, the deeper you sink…  With Davor finally out…

Before We Die recommissioned for second series

Good news. Barely had the first series of Before We Die finished on Channel 4, confirmation has come from Sweden that a second series has been greenlit and work on it has begun. It has been a year since the first series ended in Sweden so there has been some anticipation for this piece of…

Review : Before We Die (S1 E9/10), Tuesday 20th March, Channel 4

Returning after a little break thanks to the Winter Paralympics, Before We Die returned this week to bring us the penultimate episode in the season. Revelations well and truly abound, loyalties are tested to the limit, plotlines make absolutely no sense, characters are double then triple-crossed and somewhere on the Baltic Sea there is a…

Review : Before We Die (S1 E8/10), Tuesday 6th March, Channel 4

It’s easy for me to forget, but I’ve been reviewing Before We Die since early January this year, and though the labyrinthine crime drama might be slowly drawing to it’s eventual conclusion, it certainly doesn’t feel like it’s in a hurry to do so. Stretched across ten episodes, it’s glacial pace has been the show’s…

Review : Before We Die (S1 E7/10), Tuesday 27th February, Channel 4

NB Spoilers Inside The net is closing in on Christian this week in Before We Die, as Operation Krajina stalls whilst both the Mimicas and Organised Crime Unit begin to close in on their respective spies. Will the luckiest dishwasher in Sweden be able to get away with his life – and the girl?

Review : Before We Die (S1 E6/10), Tuesday 20th February, Channel 4

NB Spoilers Inside Now Inez’s identity is known to Hanna (finally!), it felt like Before We Die kicked up a gear this week as the varying strands of the investigation came together and threatened to break apart the Organised Crime Unit, whilst elsewhere Davor has the date from hell.

Review : Before We Die (S1 E5/10), Tuesday 13th February, Channel 4

NB Spoilers Inside We reach the halfway point in the first season of Before We Die this week, and with Christian’s actions in the previous episode threatening to destabilize the investigation into Operation Krajina, the race is on to uncover the true scale of the Mimicas plan to take over Sweden’s criminal underworld.

Review : Before We Die (S1 E4/10), Tuesday 6th February, Channel 4

NB Spoilers Inside It was all about family this week in Before We Die, with the Mobsters returning to the center of the drama, as the Mimicas clan sought to forge dark alliances and further their own interests whilst Christian can’t help risking everything with deadly results.

Review : Before We Die (S1 E3/10), Tuesday 30th January, Channel 4

NB Spoilers Inside The shocking conclusion to last week’s episode of Before We Die opened up the series into thriller territory, as the question of how deep the corruption ran in the Organised Crime Unit came to the fore. Now that question was less about who killed who, but who can you trust in this…