It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)


Announced tonight, the winners: ●     The Best Actress Dagger Keeley Hawes, Line of Duty ●     The Best Actor Dagger Matthew McConaughey, True Detective ●     The Specsavers ITV3 Crime Thriller Book … Continue reading

October 24, 2014

Complete Shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014

Announced today, the complete shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards are: The Film Dagger o Cold In July o Dom Hemingway o Filth o Prisoners o Starred Up The … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Kim Bodnia quits The Bridge

The Radio Times reported today that Kim Bodnia has quit The Bridge for series 3. ‘”We had different perceptions of the season’s content,” Anders Landstrøm of Swedish co-producer Film Lance … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

BBC2 Line of Duty to return for third and fourth series

The Guardian has reported today that BBC2 has commissioned not just a third series of police corruption drama Line of Duty but also a fourth.  Read more here.

April 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2014 Tickets Now on Sale

Yes, from today, all individual tickets are now on sale.  Here’s the programme and you can book from there.  Some events are already sold out.  (Hardly surprising!)  But you can … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

BAFTA TV Awards 2014 Nominations

The BAFTA TV Awards 2014 nominations have been announced today and we can see crime drama featuring yet again. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday 18 May. Nominations: … Continue reading

April 7, 2014

Hinterland / Y Gwyll TV Series to Return for Second Outing

News just in: S4C has just confirmed that bilingual Welsh crime drama TV series Y Gwyll / Hinterland will return for a second series, production beginning in September 2014.  Series … Continue reading

April 4, 2014

Silk Series Three on BBC1 – The Final Series Ends Tonight

The Radio Times led the field with the news on 21 March that ‘the BBC1 series starring Rupert Penry-Jones, Maxine Peake and Neil Stuke will not return for a fourth … Continue reading

March 31, 2014 · 4 Comments

The greatest villainy yet attempted on Doctor Who?

I loved this quote from Doctor Who producer Stephen Moffat on the BBC’s site today: “Anyone watching the amazing Line of Duty will know that Keeley Hawes is having one … Continue reading

March 14, 2014

Launch of Brighton’s Dark and Stormy Crime Festival

“Dark & Stormy is a brand new UK crime festival, serving up a wicked selection of book, film, music & theatre events. We launch in May 2014, in partnership with … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · 3 Comments