TV crime drama

Article image
Sherwood finale review – every arrow hit its mark
Stuffed with the best British acting talent in a generation, this gloriously directed, superbly written ending was quietly devastating. There seems to be nothing its creator James Graham can’t do

Lucy Mangan

28, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
Sherwood recap: episode five – we have our spycop! Cue howls from sofas nationwide
With unbearably tense standoffs and a dizzying arrow in a door ending, the drama hurtles to its conclusion … and becomes more timely by the second

Michael Hogan

27, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
The week in TV: Suspect; The Whistleblowers: Inside the UN; Lenny Henry’s Caribbean Britain; Ellie and Natasia
James Nesbitt’s latest troubled detective got lost in neo-noir gloom, an excellent documentary exposed the UN’s seedy side, Lenny Henry celebrated cultural diversity, and a new sketch show sparkled

Barbara Ellen

26, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

Article image
Sherwood recap: episode four – have we found our Keats?
Arrows continue to fly as the fugitives hide out in the forest and spycop suspicion comes exceedingly close to home. And what a final sequence. Wow

Michael Hogan

21, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
Sherwood recap: episode three – who is the spy in their midst?
As the acclaimed series reaches the halfway point Andy scarpers, Scott leaves an unpleasant message … and spycop speculation is rife

Michael Hogan

20, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
Suspect review – James Nesbitt rages endlessly in unbearable Luther-lite
It proudly parades its lineup of A-listers, from Joely Richardson to Richard E Grant … but not even they (or Nesbitt’s wild scalpel-waving) can redeem this awfully cartoonish crime series

Rebecca Nicholson

19, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
Sherwood recap: episode two – oh no, Andy, no!
Tensions mount and mistrust is everywhere as the Rowleys’ house is raided, we see inside Scott’s lair, and Andy acts excruciatingly

Michael Hogan

14, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
What if a Viking travelled to the future and needed a job? Answer: Beforeigners
This oddball police procedural sees thousands of people from the past suddenly appear in the present, leaving Norway to deal with its influx of ‘beforeigners’

Gabriel Wilder

14, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

Article image
Sherwood recap: episode one – welcome to Ashfield … mind the flying arrows
In the beguiling series opener, a tragic murder opens old wounds – and something more sinister – in this ex-mining town simmering with age-old rage

Michael Hogan

13, Jun, 2022 @9:00 PM

Article image
I’m trying to make your life easier here: Sherwood is your next must-watch show
A perfect portrait of an east Midlands town with arrows flying and a murderer on the loose, this is a crime drama in which the actual crimes are way down the list of what’s gripping about it

Joel Golby

11, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

Article image
TV tonight: a magnetic Colin Firth gears up for the finale of The Staircase
The actor’s hypnotic turn as Michael Peterson continues to thrill, as the family endures unbearable scrutiny. Plus, Big Boys concludes. Here’s what to watch this evening

Henry Wong, Danielle De Wolfe, Hollie Richardson and Jack Seale

09, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

Article image
We Own This City review – like The Wire, but about real corrupt cops. What a horror show
David Simon’s swaggering new series might remind you of The Wire, but We Own This City is based on a true case of mass police corruption in Baltimore – which makes it all the more disturbing

Rebecca Nicholson

07, Jun, 2022 @9:05 PM

1 / 131 pages