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Beyond ParadiseBeyond Paradise
BBC One, 2023 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Seeking a quieter life away from the stress of the city, Humphrey has taken a job as Detective Inspector in fiancée Martha's hometown. However, they soon find that country life is anything but peaceful and Humphrey can't help but be distracted by the town's surprisingly high crime rate.


Bloodlands (2021)Bloodlands (2021)
BBC One, 2021 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

When a car containing a possible suicide note is pulled out of Strangford Lough, Northern Irish police detective Tom Brannick quickly connects it to an infamous cold case with enormous personal significance. Bloodlands follows his dogged hunt for a legendary assassin, an explosive cat-and-mouse game where the stakes have never been higher.


Dublin MurdersDublin Murders
BBC One, 2019 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Dublin Murders is drawn from Tana French's mystery novels In The Woods and The Likeness. Blending psychological mystery and darkness, each novel is led by a different detective or detectives from the same Dublin squad. The first book centers on a duo investigating the murder of a 12-year-old girl; The Likeness is about a young female detective who goes undercover to solve a murder in an elite college town. The thruline is an intense emotional connection between cop and crime, underpinned by a disturbing tremor from another influence.


World on FireWorld on Fire
BBC One, 2019 Running | Drama, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

World on Fire is a heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama telling the story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain.


AtlantisAtlantis
BBC One, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

A mysterious ancient place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of palaces so vast it was said they were built by giants. It's into this strange, compelling realm that the young Jason arrives and an amazing adventure begins, bringing to life the vast store of Greek myths and legends.


Silent WitnessSilent Witness
BBC One, 1996 Running | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Silent Witness follows the work of forensic pathologist Dr. Sam Ryan, played by Amanda Burton. The series was created by an ex-police officer, Nigel McCrery - who has also published five Silent Witness novels based on the series, entitled: Silent Witness (1996).


Time (2021)Time (2021)
BBC One, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Time is a realistic depiction of life in the modern British penal system, exploring guilt, forgiveness, and the impact of prison. Through the perspectives of two contrasting men, the series delves into the themes of punishment, penitence, and the profound effects experienced by those who enter the prison system.


The Little Drummer GirlThe Little Drummer Girl
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

Based on the le Carré bestseller, the six-part drama is set in the 1970s as a young, brilliant actress prepares for her ultimate role in the theater of the real, and against the backdrop of rising tensions in the Middle East. The series promises high-stakes international intrigue, love and betrayal. The book was published in 1983.


I May Destroy YouI May Destroy You
BBC One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set in London, where gratification is only an app away, January 22nd centres on Arabella whose raw and personal experience of consent sits at the heart of the story. Through Arabella we meet a group of fictional friends and colleagues whose sexual adventures frequently collide with a world in which new codes of sexual practice are emerging...


Roadkill (2020)Roadkill (2020)
BBC One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Roadkill is about self-made, forceful and charismatic politician Peter Laurence. Peter's public and private life seems to be falling apart - or rather is being picked apart by his enemies. As the personal revelations spiral, he is shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, expertly walking a high wire between glory and catastrophe as he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. However, events show just how hard it is, for both an individual and a country, to leave the past behind. With enemies so close to home, can Peter Laurence ever out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?