The Weekly List (11-17 July)

New and returning world dramas

Love/Hate S1-5 Britbox UK [Available Now]
Breathe: Into the Shadows S2 Amazon 10/07/2020
My Life Is Murder S1 Drama 12/07/2020 (Freeview Premiere)
The Sommerdahl Murders S1 Acorn UK 13/07/2020
Dark Desire (Oscuro deseo) S1 Netflix 15/07/2020
Kissing Game (Boca a Boca) S1 Netflix 17/07/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

P-Valley S1 StarzPlay 12/07/2020 [*]
Miracle Workers: Dark Ages S2 Sky Comedy 13/07/2020 [*]
The Plot Against America LS Sky Atlantic 14/07/2020 [*]
Condor S2 Sky1 15/07/2020 [*]
Doom Patrol S2 StarzPlay 16/07/2020 [*]
Absentia S3 Amazon 17/07/2020 [*]
Cursed S1 Netflix 17/07/2020 [*]
NCIS: New Orleans S6 FOX 17/07/2020

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Code 37: Sex Crimes S3 More4 Fri Ep. 6 (of 13)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

The Luminaries S1 BBC1 Sun Ep. 5 (of 6)
The Heights S1 BBC1 Mon-Fri Ep. 21 to 25 (of 30)
The Secrets She Keeps S1 BBC1 Mon-Tue Ep. 3 & 4 (of 6)
Spides S1 Syfy Tue Ep. 5 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Love/Hate S1-5 Britbox UK [Available Now]
“The story of the organized crime scene of Dublin is revealed, centered on Darren, who wants to stay out of trouble but ends up returning to his old habits and his old gang”. Britbox has added all five seasons ofthe Irish crime drama. Season 1 previously aired on Channel 5 back in 2013 and season 2 was on 5Spike in 2015: I believe seasons 3 to 5 are a UK premiere though.

Breathe: Into the Shadows S2 Amazon 10/07/2020
Sequel to the 2018 series Breathe which followed Kabir, a brilliant but non-conventional officer of the Crime Branch, as he put the pieces together of seemingly unconnected deaths of organ donors that lead him to an unlikely suspect – the affable Danny. Prime Original series from India.

My Life Is Murder S1 Drama 12/07/2020 (Freeview Premiere)
Freeview premiere for the Australian crime drama which follows the adventures of fearless private investigator Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless), who solves the most baffling crimes as well as coping with the frustrations of everyday life.

The Sommerdahl Murders S1 Acorn UK 13/07/2020
“DCI Dan Sommerdahl investigates murders in a lovely Danish coastal town with his best friend, Detective Flemming Torp, and his wife, Marianne, a criminal technician. But Dan’s years of devotion to the job have hurt his marriage, and with Marianne wanting a divorce, Dan discovers his rival for her affections is none other than his best friend. And they all must still work together to solve crimes”.

Dark Desire (Oscuro deseo) S1 Netflix 15/07/2020
“Married Alma spends a fateful weekend away from home that ignites passion, ends in tragedy and leads her to question the truth about those close to her”. Netflix Original Series from Mexico.

Kissing Game (Boca a Boca) S1 Netflix 17/07/2020
“At a high school in a rural, isolated ranching community, families panic when teens contract a mysterious “kissing disease” that quickly spreads”. Netflix Original series from Brazil.

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

P-Valley S1 StarzPlay 12/07/2020
Series which follows the lives of strip club dancers working down in the Dirty Delta.

Miracle Workers: Dark Ages S2 Sky Comedy 13/07/2020
“When God reveals he intends to destroy Earth, angels Craig and Eliza must make him change his mind by making two people fall in love in this comedy, starring Daniel Radcliffe”.

The Plot Against America LS Sky Atlantic 14/07/2020
“Drama series imagining an alternate American history during World War II, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey”. 

Condor S2 Sky1 15/07/2020
“A young CIA analyst has his idealism is tested when he stumbles onto a plan that could cost the lives of millions in this thriller based on the film Three Days of the Condor”. Season 2 of the spy drama is airing on Sky after the closure of Universal TV in the UK. Trailer is for season 1.

Doom Patrol S2 StarzPlay 16/07/2020
“Doom Patrol reimagines one of DC’s most beloved groups of Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman and Crazy Jane, led by modern-day mad scientist Niles Caulder aka The Chief. Called to action by Cyborg aka Vic Stone, the Doom Patrol – part support group, part Super Hero team – is a band of superpowered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them”.

Absentia S3 Amazon 17/07/2020
Season 3 of the thriller series starring Stana Katic as an FBI agent who – after being declared dead in absentia – must reclaim her family, identity and innocence when she finds herself the prime suspect in a string of murders.

Cursed S1 Netflix 17/07/2020
“Armed with mysterious powers and a legendary sword, young rebel Nimue joins forces with charming mercenary Arthur on a mission to save her people”.

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)

Rams (Iceland, 2015) Sun/Mon, Film4
Sicilian Ghost Story (Italy, 2017) Tue/Wed, Film4
The Nile Hilton Incident (Sweden, 2017) Tue/Wed, Channel 4

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