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ITV3 Crime Thriller Season: The Crime Thriller Club

From the press release: This September is ITV3 Crime Thriller Season, featuring a TV series dedicated to crime writing. The Crime Thriller Club, sponsored by Specsavers will, each episode, feature … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 4 Comments

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

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

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

Lisa Cutts’s Novel Never Forget Optioned For TV

From her publisher, Myriad’s site: “Bentley Productions, best known for the UK’s top rated and No. 1 TV drama export Midsomer Murders, has optioned the rights to the debut crime … Continue reading

January 24, 2014

Sofie Grabol to star in Sky’s Arctic Circle drama Fortitude

From the Radio Times: Christopher Eccleston, Michael Gambon, Sofie Grabol and Jessica Raine are set to join Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci in Fortitude, a new Sky Atlantic series charting a … Continue reading

January 24, 2014

David Mark’s Aector McAvoy Series Optioned for TV …

… and he discusses the location of Hull as evocatively comparable to Scandi noir here in the Hull Daily Mail.

January 16, 2014 · 2 Comments