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Bron II Broen – The Bridge Series 2 – trailers

A sudden spike in hits for the post for the music accompanying the TV series of The Bridge (which you can see here) reminds that series/season 2 of this crime … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Sherlock Mini-Episode: Many Happy Returns – Sherlock Series 3 Prequel – BBC One

Released by the BBC on 24 December 2013.  Sherlock is coming back …  

December 24, 2013

Sherlock Returns on New Year’s Day – Season 3

And here’s the trailer:

December 9, 2013

News: Case Histories Series 2 Coming Soon

The BBC Media Centre now has news of series 2; click on the pic below to read the full piece.  Dates are yet to be confirmed but we have: “Jason … Continue reading

May 5, 2013 · 2 Comments


The 2013 BAFTA TV nominations have been announced.  The following sample covers awards where crime drama features.  Click on this link to see the full list in an online pdf. … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Starting Tonight: Murdoch Mysteries returns to Alibi

From the press release: Murdoch Mysteries returns to Alibi Mondays from 4th February 2013 UKTV’s Alibi is thrilled to announce the return of 19th century crime show, Murdoch Mysteries.  The … Continue reading

February 4, 2013

Sky Atlantic announces the commission of The Tunnel, a new crime drama based on Scandi TV series The Bridge

From yesterday’s Cult Box.  The ten-part series co-production with CANAL+ will air later in 2013 and will be bilingual – a first in broadcasting for both the UK and France. … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 4 Comments

Not to be missed this festive season: William Boyd’s Restless

The trailer for the production to be shown on BBC1 on Thursday 27 December and Friday 28 December at 9pm follows below.  William Boyd has been a key part of … Continue reading

December 26, 2012

The Killing III

The Killing returns to BBC4 on November 17, for its third and final series.  The BBC’s Media Centre page tells us that Inspector Sarah Lund is back for one last … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Great crime and psychological dramas on UK screens …

We have had a recent glut of these.  Here’s a quick round-up: ITV1 A Mother’s Son – a two-parter last weekend This was a pleasant surprise that exceeded my expectations.  … Continue reading

September 10, 2012 · 5 Comments