The Weekly List (14-20 November)

New and returning world dramas

Swedish Dicks S1+S2 Netflix [Available Now]
Wrong Kind of Black S1 Netflix [Available Now]
The Nokdu Flower S1 Netflix [Available Now]
40 & Single S1 Netflix [Available Now]
Ethos S1 Netflix [Available Now]
Graceful Friends S1 Netflix [Available Now]
Mr. Inbetween S2 FOX UK 19/11/2020
Mismatched S1 Netflix 20/11/2020

New and returning British and US dramas

Small Axe S1 BBC1 15/11/2020 [*]
The Crown S4 Netflix 15/11/2020 [*]
The Outpost S3 Syfy 17/11/2020
The Good Lord Bird LS Sky Atlantic 18/11/2020 [*]
For Life S1 Sky Witness 20/11/2020 [*]
Schooled S2P2 E4 20/11/2020

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

DNA S1 BBC4 Sat Ep. 7 & 8 (of 8)
The Same Sky S1/LS More4 Fri Ep. 5 (of 6)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S1 Alibi Sun Ep. 9 & 10 (of 13)
Trackers S1 Sky Atlantic Fri Ep. 3 (of 6)

New and returning world dramas – details

Swedish Dicks S1+S2 Netflix [Available Now]
“A former stuntman and a floundering DJ team up as private investigators, solving outlandish cases and sparring with their more competent competitors”. English language comedy series, co-produced by Viaplay (Sweden) & Pop (U.S.), starring Peter Stormare & Keanu Reeves. The series was previously available in the UK on StarzPlay.

Wrong Kind of Black S1 Netflix [Available Now]
“In the ’70s, a Melbourne DJ named Boori Monty Pryor and his brother Paul navigate racial tensions and police encounters amid disco and discrimination”. Australian comedy drama.

The Nokdu Flower S1 Netflix [Available Now]
“As a peasant revolution for equality brews in 19th-century Joseon, two half-brothers fight for their beliefs on opposite sides of the conflict”. Korean drama.

40 & Single S1 Netflix [Available Now]
“A bridal fashion designer in Ghana struggles against prejudice as she pursues her goals and dreams in life, work … and love”. Series originally made for the US network UMC [Urban Movie Channel].

Ethos (Bir Baskadir) S1 Netflix [Available Now]
“A group of individuals in Istanbul transcend sociocultural boundaries and find connection as their fears and wishes intertwine”. Netflix Original series from Turkey written by Berkun Oya. Trailer below is Turkish only: subtitled version via the Netflix link above.

Graceful Friends S1 Netflix [Available Now]
“When a sudden death brings everyone’s dirty secrets to the surface, the lives and marriages of a group of close-knit friends unravel out of control”. Korean drama.

Mr. Inbetween S2 FOX UK 19/11/2020
“Ray Shoesmith is a hitman for hire who makes a life out of balancing his criminal activities with his obligations to friends and family”. Season 2 of the Australian drama starts immediately after the conclusion of season 1 last week.

Mismatched S1 Netflix 20/11/2020
“After a disastrous set-up by their families, two teens strike up a tentative friendship at their summer program — but deeper feelings aren’t far behind”. Netflix Original series from India.

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

Small Axe S1 BBC1 15/11/2020
“Five original films set between the late 1960s and the mid-1980s that tell personal stories from London’s West Indian community”. Conceived and directed by Steve McQueen.

The Crown S4 Netflix 15/11/2020
Olivia Colman returns as Queen Elizabeth II in this drama following the political rivalries and romance of her reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. This season also sees the introduction of both Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher.


The Good Lord Bird LS Sky Atlantic 18/11/2020
“Ethan Hawke, Daveed Diggs and Joshua Caleb Johnson star in a humorous, dramatic and historical tapestry of Antebellum America based on the award-winning novel by author James McBride”.

For Life S1 Sky Witness 20/11/2020
“A prisoner becomes a lawyer and fights to overturn his life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit”

.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 (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4)

Shoplifters (Japan, 2018) Mon, Film4
Like Father, Like Son (Japan, 2013) Mon/Tue, Film4
Happy as Lazzaro (Italy, 2018) Tue/Wed, Channel 4
I Wish (Japan, 2011) Tue/Wed, Film4

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