Review: Top Of The Lake: China Girl (S2 E5/6), Thursday 24th August, BBC Two

And so this head-scratching, sometimes infuriating, sometimes brilliant drama continued this week with another perplexing episode. There was so much good stuff in there, as usual, but there were more inconsistencies and scenes and character arcs where you just sat there and said to yourself, “Say what, now?” NB: Spoilers ahoy!

Review: Top Of The Lake: China Girl (S2 E1/6), Thursday 27th July, BBC2

We’ve had some heavyweight crime offerings this year – Broadchurch, Twin Peaks, Fargo et al – but perhaps the most eagerly awaited returning crime drama in this house is Jane Campion’s Top Of The Lake, now subtitled China Girl for its second series. Series one was just utterly wonderful – a dream-like procedural the likes…

Interview: Elisabeth Moss, Top Of The Lake: China Girl

Saying Elisabeth Moss is doing good work at the moment is like saying chocolate is only quite nice. Since mad Men, Moss has starred in series one of Top The Lake – Jane Campion’s dream-like New Zealand-set crime drama – and, more recently, the astonishing and harrowing The Handmaid’s Tale. Now she’s back for series…

BBC reveals Top Of The Lake: China Girl transmission date

This year has been a pretty big year when it comes to crime drama, not least because some of the heavy-hitters have returned to our screens. Unforgotten, Broadchurch, Twin Peaks, Fargo et al have all been very welcome, and now another big hitter, Jane Campion’s Top Of The Lake is now back among us. The…

BBC reveals Top Of The Lake: China Girl trailer

Surely one of the most anticipated series for 2017 is the follow-up to Jane Campion’s Top Of The Lake – the Kiwi series that really cast an unsettling and woozy spell over us all in 2013. Ahead of its premiere later in the year, the BBC has released the trailer for the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated drama. It’ll make…