The Weekly List (30 May – 5 June)

New and returning world dramas

Les Petits Meurtres D’Agatha Christie E1-3 Acorn TV [Available Now]
Balthazar S1 Acorn TV [Available Now]
Mystic Pop-Up Bar S1 Netflix [Ep. 1 to 4 available now]
Philharmonia S1 Walter P. 31/05/2020
Cardinal S4 BBC2 03/06/2020
Can You Hear Me? S1 Netflix 04/06/2020
El Presidente S1 Amazon 05/06/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Queen of the South S4 Netflix [Available Now] [*]
Fuller House S5P2 Netflix 02/06/2020
Alex Rider S1 Amazon 04/06/2020 [*]
How To Get Away with Murder S6 Sky Witness 04/06/2020
Magnum, P.I. S1 Pick TV 04/06/2020 (Freeview Premiere)
13 Reasons Why S4 Netflix 05/06/2020 [*]
The Other One S1 BBC1 05/06/2020 [*]
This Is Us S4 Amazon 05/06/2020 [*]

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. 12 (of 12)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Normal People S1 BBC1 Mon Ep. 11 & 12 (of 12)

New and returning world dramas – details

Les Petits Meurtres D’Agatha Christie E1-3 Acorn TV [Available Now]
“Agatha Christie’s masterful storytelling gets a dash of French flair in these sexy, witty mysteries”. Episodes 1 to 3 are available now: episodes 4 to 6 are coming on 8 June.

Balthazar S1 Acorn TV [Available Now]
“Suave, smart, and somewhat strange, Raphaël Balthazar (Tomer Sisley) can make the dead speak like no one else. As a forensic pathologist in Paris, he works with no-nonsense chief inspector Hélène Bach (Hélène de Fougerolles) to solve the city’s most disturbing crimes. But there’s one case that continues to haunt him–the murder of his wife over a decade ago”.

Mystic Pop-Up Bar S1 Netflix [Ep. 1 to 4 available now]
“A young man with a unique ability begins working for a centuries-old bar owner who resolves her customers’ emotional troubles by entering their dreams”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. New episodes added each Wednesday & Thursday.

Philharmonia S1 Walter P. 31/05/2020
“French psychological thriller from Walter Presents about a brilliant conductor and the mystery, secrecy and danger that haunts her as she leads a national orchestra”.

Cardinal S4 BBC2 03/06/2020
“In the frozen depths of the Canadian winter, Cardinal and Delorme are called in to deal with a missing person report – the husband of a local politician has failed to return home”. The final season of the Canadian crime drama based on the novels by Giles Blunt moves to BBC2.

Can You Hear Me? (M’entends-tu?) S1 Netflix 04/06/2020
“Three friends in a low-income neighborhood find humor and hope in their lives as they grapple with bad boyfriends and their dysfunctional families”. Canadian comedy marketed as a Netflix Original series.

El Presidente S1 Amazon 05/06/2020
“The head of a small Chilean football club becomes a key player in the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal” Amazon Prime Original series from Chile.

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

Queen of the South S4 Netflix [Available Now]
“Forced to work for a cartel that recently killed her boyfriend, Teresa relies on her street smarts, a loyal pal and a mysterious notebook to survive”.

Alex Rider S1 Amazon 04/06/2020
“The adventures of a reluctant teen spy on his missions to save the world”. Series based on the novels by Anthony Horowitz.

13 Reasons Why S4 Netflix 05/06/2020
“High school student Clay Jensen lands in the center of a series of heartbreaking mysteries set in motion by a friend’s tragic suicide”. The Netflix drama returns for a final season.

The Other One S1 BBC1 05/06/2020
“Comedy about a girl called Catherine Walcott. And another girl called Catherine Walcott – sisters who had no idea the other existed until their father dropped dead”. Episode 1 is actually a repeat of the pilot episode which first aired on BBC2 in September 2017. A new six part series will follow in the same timeslot.

This Is Us S4 Amazon 05/06/2020
Season 4 of the family drama about a unique set of triplets, their struggles and their wonderful parents.

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)

Julieta (Spain, 2016) Sat/Sun, BBC2
The Raid 2 (Indonesia, 2014) Sat/Sun, Film4
The Great Beauty (Italy, 2013) Mon, Film4
Mulk (India, 2018) Thu/Fri, Channel 4
Kill Zone 2 (Hong Kong, 2015) Fri/Sat, Film4

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