The Weekly List (8-14 February)

New and returning world dramas

Couple Trouble S1 Sundance Now [Available Now]
Public Enemy S2 Sky Atlantic 07/02/2020
The End S1 Sky Atlantic 10/02/2020
The Truth Will Out S1 Walter P. 11/02/2020
Narcos: Mexico S2 Netflix 13/02/2020
Cable Girls S5P1 Netflix 14/02/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Van Helsing S4 Netflix 08/02/2020 [*]
Endeavour S7 ITV 09/02/2020 [*]
The Pale Horse SS BBC1 09/02/2020 [*]
Criminal Minds S15 Sky Witness 10/02/2020
The Split S2 BBC1 11/02/2020 [*]
Mrs. Fletcher S1 Sky Comedy 12/02/2020 [*]
Work in Progress S1 Sky Comedy 12/02/2020 [*]
Castle Rock S2 StarzPlay 13/02/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas

Just One Look MS More4 Fri Ep. 2 (of 6)
The Passenger S1/LS More4 Fri Ep. 5 (of 6) (TV Premiere)

Other continuing world dramas

Murdoch Mysteries S12 Drama Sat Ep. 4 (of 18) (Freeview Premiere)
The New Pope S1 Sky Atlantic Sun Ep. 9 (of 9)
Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Mon Ep. 5 (of 18)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi Tue Ep. 4 (of 10)
Finding Joy S1 W Wed Ep. 2 (of 6)
Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries S1 Drama Wed Ep. 4 (of 8) (Freeview Premiere)
Rookie Blue S5 5USA Wed Ep. 6 (of 11) (Freeview Premiere)

New and returning world dramas – details

Couple Trouble (Hånd i Hånd) S1 Sundance Now [Available Now]
“Anders and Lise are married, in their 30s, love each other and have a wonderful daughter. They’ve been together for seven years now and the struggles of everyday life have started to affect them so much they end up on the verge of divorce. Anders and Lise aren’t prepared to give up on each other though and together start seeing a counsellor”.

Public Enemy (Ennemi public) S2 Sky Atlantic 07/02/2020
“Chloe turns to Guy Beranger when a girl disappears. But Beranger wants something in return. Season two of the Belgian mystery-thriller”.

The End S1 Sky Atlantic 10/02/2020
“The End is about a family of three generations trying to figure out how to die with dignity, live with none and make it count”. Australian drama.

The Truth Will Out (Det som göms i snö) S1 Walter P. 11/02/2020
“Swedish psychological crime thriller based on an idea from a leading criminologist. A troubled detective and his dysfunctional team gain powerful enemies when they reopen a famous case”. Episode 1 is airing on Channel 4 with the while series being released as a boxset on All4. EDIT: Note that all 8 episodes are available on All4 as of today (Friday, 7 February). Presumably they will be available on Sky AFTER the first episode airs on Channel 4 on Tuesday night.

Narcos: Mexico S2 Netflix 13/02/2020
“Witness the birth of the Mexican drug war in the 1980s as a gritty new “Narcos” saga chronicles the rise of the Guadalajara cartel’s ascent”.

Cable Girls (Las chicas del cable) S5P1 Netflix 14/02/2020
“In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they manage romance, friendship and the modern workplace”. First part of the final season of the Spanish drama.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other world dramas.

New and returning British and US dramas – details

Van Helsing S4 Netflix 08/02/2020
“After three years in a coma, Vanessa awakens to a world ravaged by vampires. Now, she and a motley band of fellow survivors fight to stay alive”.

Endeavour S7 ITV 09/02/2020
The popular Morse prequel returns for 3 brand new episodes.

The Pale Horse SS BBC1 09/02/2020
“When a young woman is murdered, a mysterious list of names is discovered. Who wrote the list, and what does it mean?”. The BBC’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation.

The Split S2 BBC1 11/02/2020
“The Defoes, a family of female divorce lawyers, are forced to face their past following the return of their estranged father after a 30 year absence”.

Mrs. Fletcher S1 Sky Comedy 12/02/2020
“Eve Fletcher is a divorcee who decides she no longer wants to be her old self when her son Brendan goes to college. She experiences sexual reawakening and sexual fulfilment that eluded her in her younger years while Brendan also undergoes his own sexual troubles as he navigates college life”.

Work in Progress S1 Sky Comedy 12/02/2020
“Abby, a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship”.

Castle Rock S2 StarzPlay 13/02/2020
“A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock is an original story that combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland”.

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group with discussion threads set up for you to discuss these shows and many other British and US dramas.

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

The Other Side of Hope (Finland, 2017) Sat, BBC4
Train to Busan (Korea, 2016) Sat, Film4
Amour (France, 2012) Sun/Mon, Film4
The Unknown Girl (Belgium, 2016) Sun/Mon, BBC2
A Taxi Driver (Korea, 2017) Thu/Fri, Film4
The Handmaiden (Korea, 2016) Fri, Film4

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