REVIEW: Spiral (S7 E3&4/12)

Following a couple of low-key opening episodes – give or take the shocking murder of Chief Inspector Herville – le plot thickens in Spiral as we find out more about Herville’s secrets, the mysterious pile of money, and the gang behind the murder. With over €300,000 in cash kicking around, one wonders whether any of…

REVIEW: Spiral (S7 E1&2/12)

Zut alors! So Spiral (or as we like to think of it in the original French, Engrenages), is back for a seventh run, after the usual agonising delay and rumours that this would be the final series (since quashed by announcements that series eight is in production). We always loved Spiral for the way it looks at the justice system as…

Canal+ names Spiral series seven premiere date

There were conflicting reports that series seven of Spiral was to be the last, but there will be a series eight. Which is good news for everyone who loves this intense French police drama. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves – series seven is coming this year (probably to BBC Four) and we’re waiting…

Spiral featurette hints at series seven storylines

Earlier this year, we brought you news that series seven of Spiral had begun filming in Paris. This seventh series is to be the show’s last, and now information and images are starting to be drip-fed out into the ether. This is what we know so far: While the group of Laure Berthaud has shattered,…

Series seven of Spiral begins filming in Paris

NB: MILD SPOILERS INSIDE Even though series six of Spiral has only reached its half-way stage on BBC Four, thanks to our chums over at Scanoir we were alerted to the fact that a seventh series has started filming in France. Which is, obviously, very good news indeed. Not only that but Canal+ has released an…