The Weekly List (2-8 May)

New and returning world dramas

Baron Noir S3 Amazon [Available Now]
State of Happiness S1 BBC4 02/05/2020
The Other Mother MS Walter P. 03/05/2020
Workin’ Moms S4 Netflix 06/05/2020
The Eddy S1 Netflix 08/05/2020
Valeria S1 Netflix 08/05/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

The A Word S3 BBC1 05/05/2020 [*]
Brassic S2 Sky1 07/05/2020 [*]
Harley Quinn S1 E4 07/05/2020 [*]
Outlander S4 More4 07/05/2020 (Freeview Premiere)
Rick & Morty S4P2 E4 07/05/2020 [*]
Dead to Me S2 Netflix 08/05/2020 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Thou Shalt Not Kill S2 More 4(WP) Fri Ep. 8 (of 12)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Murdoch Mysteries S13 Alibi Mon Ep. 16 (of 18)
Normal People S1 BBC1 Mon Ep. 3 & 4 (of 12)

New and returning world dramas – details

Baron Noir S3 Amazon [Available Now]
Season 3 of the French political drama following Philippe Rickwaert as he thirst for revenge against his political enemies.

State of Happiness (Lykkeland) S1 BBC4 02/05/2020
“Drama set in Stavanger, Norway, in the summer of 1969, that follows what happens following a last-ditch attempt to strike oil”.

The Other Mother (Maman a tort) MS Walter P. 03/05/2020
“Detective Marianne Aubrais is busy with a high-stakes investigation, so will she listen to confused three-year-old Malone?”. Psychological thriller from France. Episode 1 airs on Channel 4 on Sunday night.

Workin’ Moms S4 Netflix 06/05/2020
“Maternity leave is over and it’s time for these four moms to return to work while navigating kids, bosses, love and life in modern-day Toronto”. Season 4 of the Canadian comedy that’s marketed as a Netflix Original series.

The Eddy S1 Netflix 08/05/2020
“The owner of a Paris jazz club gets tangled up with dangerous criminals as he fights to protect his business, his band and his teenage daughter”. Netflix Original series which is an American created French musical drama miniseries directed by Damien Chazelle and written by Jack Thorne.

Valeria S1 Netflix 08/05/2020
“A writer in creative and marital crises finds support from three friends, who are also discovering themselves”. Netflix Original series from Spain based on the novels by Elísabet Benavent.

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

The A Word S3 BBC1 05/05/2020
The family drama with a boy with autism at its heart returns for a third series. Based on the Israeli series Yellow Peppers.

Brassic S2 Sky1 07/05/2020
“Comedy drama following the lives of Vinnie and his five friends as they live their lives in their northern town of Hawley. The working-class group commit various crimes to keep money in their pockets, but as they get older some of them start to wonder if there’s more to life away from the town”.

Harley Quinn S1 E4 07/05/2020
“Harley Quinn’s finally breaking things off with the Joker and wants to go it alone as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City in this adult animated action-comedy”.

Rick & Morty S4P2 E4 07/05/2020
“The return of the acclaimed animation following drunken scientist Rick and his easily influenced grandson Morty as they split their time between family life and inter-dimensional travels”.

Dead to Me S2 Netflix 08/05/2020
“A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn’t quite what she seems”.

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)

Clash (Egypt, 2016) Sun/Mon, C4
The Oath (Iceland, 2016) Sun/Mon, Film4
Beauty and the Dogs (Tunisia, 2017) Tue/Wed, Film4

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