The Weekly List (14-20 March)

New and returning world dramas

Reckoning S1 All4 13/03/2020 [Available Now]
Before We Die S2 Walter P. 15/03/2020
Caliphate S1 Netflix 18/03/2020
She S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
The Teacher S2 Walter P. 20/03/2020
Thou Shalt Not Kill S2 More4(WP) 20/03/2020
Vampires S1 Netflix 20/03/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Belgravia S1 ITV 15/03/2020 [*]
The Good Karma Hospital S3 ITV 15/03/2020 [*]
Trigonometry S1 BBC2 15/03/2020 [*]
On the Edge S2 C4 16/03/2020 [*]
Sunnyside S1 Sky Comedy 16/03/2020 [*]
Westworld S3 Sky Atlantic 16/03/2020 [*]
Penance SS C5 17/03/2020 [*]
Feel Good S1 E4 18/03/2020 [*]
Kate & Koji S1 ITV 18/03/2020 [*]
Bulletproof S2 Sky1 20/03/2020 [*]
Dare Me S1 Netflix 20/03/2020 [*]
Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker S1/LS Netflix 20/03/2020 [*]
The English Game S1 Netflix 20/03/2020 [*]
The Letter for the King S1 Netflix 20/03/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Babylon Berlin S3 Sky Atlantic Fri Ep. 5 & 6 (of 12)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Five Bedrooms S1 BBC1 Mon to Thu Ep. 5 to 8 (of 8)
Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Mon Ep. 10 (of 18)
The End S1 Sky Atlantic Mon Ep. 6 (of 10)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S3 Alibi Tue Ep. 9 (of 10)
War of the Worlds S1 FOX UK Thu Ep. 4 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Reckoning S1 All4 13/03/2020 [Available Now]
“When a teenager goes missing and a serial killer is suspected, two men find themselves set on a course of mutual destruction that threatens to consume every part of their quiet, suburban community”. Australian drama series starring Sam Trammell and Aden Young.

Before We Die (Innan vi dör) S2 Walter P. 15/03/2020
“Compelling thriller from Sweden in which unorthodox police detective Hanna Svensson must handle police informants within ruthless criminal organisations”.

Caliphate (Kalifat) S1 Netflix 18/03/2020
“An impending ISIS attack on Sweden entangles a group of women, including a mother in a bind, a spirited student and an ambitious cop”. Swedish drama which is being marketed as a Netflix Original series.

She S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
“An undercover assignment to expose a drug ring becomes a timid Mumbai constable’s road to empowerment as she realizes her dormant sexuality’s potential”.

The Teacher (Belfer) S2 Walter P. 20/03/2020
“After the murders in Dobrowice were solved, teacher Pawel thought he was out of the woods. But someone knew what he was hiding, and now he is being blackmailed to take up a new job. New school, new secrets”. Season 2 of the Polish crime drama.

Thou Shalt Not Kill (Non uccidere) S2 More4(WP) 20/03/2020
“Haunting Italian detective drama about a police officer who has a sixth sense when solving the challenging puzzles behind crimes motivated by jealousy, vendettas and repressed anger”.

Vampires S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
“A Paris teen who’s half human, half vampire grapples with her emerging powers and family turmoil as she’s pursued by a secret vampire community”.

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

Belgravia S1 ITV 15/03/2020
“When the Trenchards accept an invitation to the now legendary ball hosted by the Duchess of Richmond on the fateful eve of the Battle of Waterloo, it sets in motion a series of events that will have consequences for decades to come as secrets unravel behind the porticoed doors of London’s grandest neighbourhood”. New series from Julian Fellowes.

The Good Karma Hospital S3 ITV 15/03/2020
“Set in a coastal town in tropical South India, The Good Karma Hospital tells the story of junior doctor, Ruby Walker, who arrives in India looking for a job and a distraction from her heartbreak. She anticipates the sunshine, the palm trees and picture-perfect beaches. She’s even prepared for the sacred cows, the tuk-tuks and the Delhi-belly that everyone warned her about. What she doesn’t expect are the realities of work, life and even love at an under-resourced and over-worked cottage hospital”. The series is back for a third season after a two year gap.

Trigonometry S1 BBC2 15/03/2020
“In London, cafe owner Gemma and her paramedic boyfriend Kieran are barely making ends meet. Their new lodger Ray initiates an adventure nobody expected”.

On the Edge S2 C4 16/03/2020
The drama anthology series which champions new film-making talent and serves up a raw slice of real life in modern Britain returns for three new episodes which are all airing on the same night.

Sunnyside S1 Sky Comedy 16/03/2020
“A former New York City councilman finds his calling when he meets a group of immigrants in search of the American dream”.

Westworld S3 Sky Atlantic 16/03/2020
“The sci-fi drama, about the dawn of artificial intelligence and the birth of a new form on life on Earth returns for a third season”.

Penance SS C5 17/03/2020
“The lives of grieving mother Rosalie and her daughter Maddie are changed forever when they meet Jed. A spark of hope for the future is rekindled within the household. But underneath, a deadly and morally corrupt triangle is taking shape”. Drama series airing over 3 consecutive nights.

Feel Good S1 E4 18/03/2020
“Comedy starring Mae Martin as a recovering addict navigating the modern-day world of love, addiction and sexuality”.

Kate & Koji S1 ITV 18/03/2020
“Kate & Koji centres around a working-class woman who runs an old-fashioned café in a seaside town and who develops a strong, if sometimes volatile, friendship with an asylum-seeking African doctor”.

Bulletproof S2 Sky1 20/03/2020
“Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters buddy up as cop duo Bishop and Pike in this blockbuster blast around London”.

Dare Me S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
“Relationships topple and loyalties flip when an icy new cheerleading coach takes over the high school squad ruled by Beth and her devoted BFF, Addy”.

Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker S1/LS Netflix 20/03/2020
“An African American washerwoman rises from poverty to build a beauty empire and become the first female self-made millionaire”. Based on a true story.

The English Game S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
“Two 19th-century footballers on opposite sides of a class divide navigate professional and personal turmoil to change the game — and England — forever”.

The Letter for the King S1 Netflix 20/03/2020
“A young knight in training contends with ancient prophecies, magical powers and fickle companions as he sets out on an epic quest to save his kingdom”. Based on the best-selling fantasy novel by Tonke Dragt.

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)

Call Girl (Sweden, 2012) Mon/Tue, Film4
I Wish (Japan, 2011) Tue/Wed, Film4

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