The Weekly List (19-25 October)

New and returning world dramas

The Lies Within S1 Netflix 12/10/2019 [Ep. 1 & 2 available now]
Night and Day S2 Walter P. 20/10/2019
Stockholm Requiem S1 S4C Clic (WP) 22/10/2019
Brotherhood S1 Netflix 25/10/2019
Drug Squad Costa del Sol S1 Netflix 25/10/2019

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

New and returning British and US dramas

Looking for Alaska S1/LS BBC3online 19/10/2019 [*]
Supergirl S5 Sky1 21/10/2019
Watchmen S1 Sky Atlantic 21/10/2019 [*]
The Flash S6 Sky1 22/10/2019
Daybreak S1 Netflix 24/10/2019 [*]
Guilt S1 BBC Scotland 24/10/2019 [*]
The Accident S1 C4 24/10/2019 [*]
BoJack Horseman S6P1 Netflix 25/10/2019
Pennyworth S1 StarzPlay 25/10/2019 [*]
The Kominsky Method S2 Netflix 25/10/2019

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

Continuing subtitled dramas

Spiral S7 BBC4 Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 12)
The Lies Within S1 Netflix Sat/Sun Ep. 3 & 4 (of 16)
When the Camellia Blooms S1 Netflix Wed/Thu Ep. 11 & 12 (of 20)
Thou Shalt Not Kill S1 More4 Fri Ep. 12 (of 12)
Vagabond S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 11 & 12 (of 16)
My Country: The New Age S1 Netflix Fri/Sat Ep. 7 & 8 (of 20)

Other continuing world dramas

Murdoch Mysteries S11 Drama Sat Ep. 9 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
My Life Is Murder S1 Alibi Tue Ep. 5 (of 10)
Mary Kills People S2 More4 Tue Ep. 5 (of 6)
X Company S2 History Wed Ep. 8 (of 10)
Frayed S1 Sky1 Thu Ep. 5 (of 6)
The Name of the Rose S1 BBC2 Ep. 3 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

The Lies Within S1 Netflix 12/10/2019 [Ep. 1 & 2 available now]
“After her father dies and her husband goes missing, Kim Seo-hui teams up with detective Jo Tae-sik and joins the National Assembly”. Korean drama which is branded as a Netflix Original series. New episodes weekly.

Night and Day (Nit i dia) S2 Walter P. 20/10/2019
“In the second series of the Barcelona-set thriller, forensic pathologist Sara Grau is determined to discover a connection between two supposedly unrelated cases”. Return of the Catalan language crime drama. Episode 1 is airing on Channel 4 on Sunday at 11.00pm. All episodes are then immediately available on All4.

No English subtitles on the trailer.

Stockholm Requiem (Sthlm Rekviem) S1 S4C Clic (WP) 22/10/2019
“Based on Kristina Ohlsson’s novels, the series follows unconventional but cunning criminologist Fredrika Bergman who joins a special investigations unit in Stockholm”.
All episodes available on S4C Clic with Welsh subtitles. It is possible to add English subtitles. Note also though that the series will be available across the UK on All4 at a later date.

No English subtitles on the trailer.

Brotherhood (Irmandade) S1 Netflix 25/10/2019
“An honest lawyer reaches a moral crossroads after the cops force her to inform on her incarcerated brother, the leader of a rising criminal faction”. Brazilian Netflix Original series. Trailer with English subtitles via the Netflix link above.

Drug Squad Costa del Sol (Brigada Costa del Sol) S1 Netflix 25/10/2019
“A team of intrepid and impulsive police officers is formed to combat the birth of drug trafficking in 1970s coastal Spain”. Spanish drama which is a Netflix co-production – with Mediaset España and Warner Bros. Trailer with English subtitles via the Netflix link above.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

Looking for Alaska S1/LS BBC3online 19/10/2019
“In a brand new coming of age series, based on John Green’s book of the same name, Miles Halter – obsessed with last words and seeking a more than an average life – enrols at boarding school Culver Creek Academy. On his first day, he gets a new nickname, a best friend, some enemies and makes a deal with Alaska Young that will change his life forever”. 

Watchmen S1 Sky Atlantic 21/10/2019
“The Emmy®-winning creator of Lost and The Leftovers, Damon Lindelof, brings an entirely new story based on the seminal graphic novel by Alan Moore. Embracing the world and themes of the original groundbreaking story, this nine-part series sees new characters thrown into fresh chaos”.

Daybreak S1 Netflix 24/10/2019
“Living his best life in post-apocalyptic LA, a slacker strives to find the girl of his dreams while outwitting mindless ghouls and cliquish gangs”.

Guilt S1 BBC Scotland 24/10/2019
“Contemporary thriller with a strong vein of black humour. Guilt follows two very different Scottish brothers who, while driving home one night, kill an old man”. Here’s a link to a trailer.

The Accident S1 C4 24/10/2019
“Sarah Lancashire, Mark Lewis Jones, Sidse Babbett Knudsen and Joanna Scanlan star in a powerful new drama about a community that’s torn apart in the aftermath of an explosion”. The third in Jack Thorne’s trilogy of contemporary dramas about blame, blame culture and justice.

Pennyworth S1 StarzPlay 25/10/2019
“This DC origin story follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, who forms a security company and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne in 1960s London”.

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

Taxi Tehran (Iran, 2015) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Rafiki (Kenya, 2018) Sun/Mon, C4
The Age of Shadows (Korea, 2016) Wed, BBC4

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