Review: I Know Who You Are (S1 E1&2/10), Saturday 15th July, BBC4

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BBC Four has had a bit of mixed bag of a year when it has come to foreign crime drama – Cardinal was workmanlike but watchable, and has been the channel’s only real crime drama of note in 2017. Walter Presents and Netflix have been much more prolific so far. But we’re entering what broadcasters like to call quarter three and the hope is that this is when the action starts for the channel. We may get Spiral later in the year, but in the meantime, we get this new, Spanish series. Spain is not a nation BBC4 has bought from until now and this 10-parter (although it had 16 episodes in Spain… I need to clarify this) started in intriguing fashion.

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Dicte, Tony’s Revenge and Under Suspicion coming soon to Walter Presents

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IbenHjejleDicteFotografPerArnesenAs if we didn’t have enough crime drama to watch, the start of Channel 4’s on-demand service, Walter Presents, was a welcome addition to the canon, presenting us with golden nuggets of TV from around the world. I’ve already reviewed a couple of them (links at the bottom of the piece), but WP is bubbling away nicely in the background and is well worth a visit if you have time on your hands and want to watch something from abroad. Now the channel has three new crime drama in the pipeline that look very good indeed. Continue reading