The Weekly List (12-18 October)

New and returning world dramas

Spiral S7 BBC4 12/10/2019
Baby S2 Netflix 18/10/2019
The House of Flowers S2 Netflix 18/10/2019
The Yard S1 Netflix 18/10/2019
Toon S1+2 Netflix 18/10/2019

*Scroll down the page for more details and links to trailers where available.

New and returning British and US dramas

Family Guy S18 ITV 14/10/2019
The Dublin Murders S1 BBC1 14/10/2019 [*]
The Good Doctor S3 Sky Witness 15/10/2019
Impulse S2 Youtube Premium 16/10/2019 [*]
In the Long Run S2 Sky1 16/10/2019
Limetown S1 Facebook Watch 16/10/2019 [*]
The Purge S2 Amazon 16/10/2019 [*]
Giri/Haji S1 BBC2 17/10/2019 [*]
Stella S1 Pick TV 17/10/2019 (Freeview Premiere)
Living with Yourself S1 Netflix 18/10/2019 [*]
Modern Love S1 Amazon 18/10/2019 [*]
Still Open All Hours S6 BBC1 18/10/2019

*For shows marked with a [*] scroll down the page for more details and links to trailers where available.

Continuing subtitled dramas

When the Camellia Blooms S1 Netflix Wed/Thu Ep. 9 & 10 (of 20)
Thou Shalt Not Kill S1 More4 Fri Ep. 11 (of 12)
Vagabond S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 9 & 10 (of 16)
My Country: The New Age S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 5 & 6 (of 20)

Other continuing world dramas

Murdoch Mysteries S11 Drama Sat Ep. 8 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
My Life Is Murder S1 Alibi Tue Ep. 4 (of 10)
Mary Kills People S2 More4 Tue Ep. 4 (of 6)
X Company S2 History Wed Ep. 7 (of 10)
Frayed S1 Sky1 Thu Ep. 4 (of 6)
The Name of the Rose S1 BBC2 Ep. 2 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Spiral (Engrenages) S7 BBC4 12/10/2019
Saturday nights are going to be great again as the fantastic French crime drama returns at last. Season 7 begins with a double homicide in a Chinese restaurant located in the district of Belleville. Berthaud and Gilou are assigned to investigate.

Baby S2 Netflix 18/10/2019
“Fed up with their families and classmates, two teen girls from a wealthy part of Rome are drawn to the city’s underworld and start leading double lives”. Italian Netflix Original series.

The House of Flowers (La casa de las flores) S2 Netflix 18/10/2019
“In this dark comedy, a wealthy matriarch tries to maintain her family’s facade of perfection after her husband’s mistress exposes their dirty secrets”. Mexican Netflix Original series. Trailer with subtitles via the Netflix link above.

Spanish language trailer (no subtitles)

The Yard (Avlu) S1 Netflix 18/10/2019
“After a fateful domestic clash, a devoted mother finds herself in prison and fighting to survive in hopes of reuniting with her daughter”. Turkish drama which is branded as a Netflix Original series. Trailer via the Netflix link above.

Toon S1+2 Netflix 18/10/2019
“Reclusive, socially awkward jingle composer Toon must navigate the nightmarish world of show biz after a viral video skyrockets him to fame”. Dutch comedy drama which is branded as a Netflix Original series. Trailer via the Netflix link above.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

The Dublin Murders S1 BBC1 14/10/2019
“In 2006, Dublin detectives Rob Reilly and Cassie Maddox investigate a child’s murder”. Based on the Tana French novels In The Woods and The Likeness.

Impulse S2 Youtube Premium 16/10/2019
“A young woman discovers she has the extraordinary power of teleportation”.
Dan Fienberg’s review of season 1 for The Hollywood Reporter. “YouTube Red’s new series is part of the ‘Jumper’ family, but it’s driven by a very strong lead performance from Maddie Hasson that makes it more of a character drama about sexual assault than a YA thriller”.

Limetown S1 Facebook Watch 16/10/2019
“Lia Haddock, a journalist for American Public Radio, unravels the mystery behind the disappearance of over 300 people at a research community in Tennessee”.

The Purge S2 Amazon 16/10/2019
“Once a year, any and all crime – including murder – is legal in America for a period of 12 hours”.

Giri/Haji S1 BBC2 17/10/2019
“Soulful thriller set in Tokyo and London, exploring the butterfly effect of a single murder across two cities. A dark, witty and daring examination of morality and redemption”.

Living with Yourself S1 Netflix 18/10/2019
“Burned out on life, Miles undergoes a strange procedure at a strip mall spa — and wakes to find he’s been replaced by a better version of himself”.

Modern Love S1 Amazon 18/10/2019
“An unlikely friendship. A lost love resurfaced. A marriage at its turning point. A date that might not have been a date. An unconventional new family. These are unique stories about the joys and tribulations of love, each inspired by a real-life personal essay from the beloved New York Times column “Modern Love””.


Subtitled film list (BBC4, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Valhalla Rising (Denmark, 2009) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Scribe (France, 2016) Tue/Wed, Film4
The Handmaiden (Korea, 2016) Thu, Film4

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