The Weekly List (27 February – 5 March)

New and returning world dramas – Highlights

Man in Room 301 S1 BBC4 27/02/2021
Amsterdam Vice S1 Walter P. 05/03/2021
Deutschland 89 S3 More4(WP) 05/03/2021

Other new and returning world dramas

*Includes shows premiering earlier in February that weren’t included on previous weekly lists.

The House Arrest of Us S1 Netflix 01/02/2021
Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears S4/SF Drama 06/02/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
The Disappearance S1 5Star 06/02/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
100 Dias Para Enamorarnos S2 Netflix 10/02/2021
Hello, Me! S1 Netflix 17/02/2021
Sisyphus S1 Netflix 17/02/2021
Vincenzo S1 Netflix 20/02/2021
A Perfect Day for Arsenide S1 Netflix 01/03/2021
Alice S1 Netflix 01/03/2021
Do You Like Brahms? S1 Netflix 01/03/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Bates Motel S1-5 BBC1 + iPlayer [Available Now] (Freeview Premiere) [*]
McDonald & Dodds S2 ITV 28/02/2021 [*]
Pennyworth S2 StarzPlay 28/02/2021 [*]
The Bold Type S4 Netflix 01/03/2021 [*]
The Walking Dead S10P4 FOX 01/03/2021 [*]
PRU SF/P BBC3 02/03/2021 [*]
Your Honor S1 Sky Atlantic 02/03/2021 [*]
The Terror S1 BBC2 03/03/2021 (Freeview Premiere) [*]
Dollface S1 Star/Disney+ 05/03/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Devils S1 Sky Atlantic Wed Ep. 3 (of 10)
ZeroZeroZero S1 Sky Atlantic Thu Ep. 5 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S2 Alibi Sun Ep. 15 & 16 (of 16)
Coroner S3 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 2 (of 10)
Murdoch Mysteries S14 Alibi Mon Ep. 7 (of 11)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S4 Alibi Tue Ep. 6 (of 10)
Transplant S1 Sky Witness Tue Ep. 12 (of 13)
Private Eyes S4 Sky Witness Thu Ep. 5 (of 12)

New and returning world dramas – details

Man in Room 301 (Huone 301) S1 BBC4 27/02/2021
“Time passes, but secrets remain. One fateful night on holiday changes a family’s life forever. Twelve years later, will the past ever let them escape?”. Six part Finnish drama. All episodes are available on the BBC iPlayer from Saturday.

Amsterdam Vice (Baantjer het Begin) S1 Walter P. 05/03/2021
“Detective Judd Cox has just been promoted to the toughest department within the capital cities’ police force”. Prequel to the series of novels written by A.C. Baantjer, the most successful Dutch book franchise of all time. Episode 1 will air on Channel 4 at 11.00PM on Sunday, 7 March.

Deutschland 89 S3 More4(WP) 05/03/2021
“Martin Rauch experiences the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 during his activities as an East German spy”. The final part of the acclaimed German trilogy. Episodes are airing weekly on More4 with all episodes also available on All4 after episode 1 airs on More4.

The House Arrest of Us S1 Netflix [Available since 01/02/2021]
A couple decides to make their engagement official by honoring tradition when  a pandemic forces them and their families to quarantine under one roof”. Filipino romantic comedy.

Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears S4/SF Drama 06/02/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
“After freeing a young girl in Jerusalem, Phryne Fisher begins to unravel a mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind a suspicious disappearance”. This film version of the popular Australian period drama is available on demand until Monday 8 March.

The Disappearance S1 5Star 06/02/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
“During a treasure hunt, on his 10th birthday, Anthony Sullivan inexplicably disappears. During the subsequent investigation long-buried familial secrets are uncovered with devastating consequences”. New episodes of the Canadian drama are airing each Saturday on 5Star with episodes then available on My5 until 12 May.

100 Dias Para Enamorarnos S2 Netflix 10/02/2021
“When Connie gets fed up with her husband taking her for granted, they agree to separate for 100 days to see if absence does make the heart grow fonder”. Spanish language romantic comedy drama produced by Telemundo.

Hello, Me! S1 Netflix 17/02/2021
“Miserable and unsuccessful, a woman thinks she’s lost all her spark – until one day, her spunky younger self appears in front of her demanding change”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. New episodes each Wednesday & Thursday.

Sisyphus S1 Netflix 17/02/2021
“An unfathomable incident introduces a genius engineer to dangerous secrets of the world — and to a woman from the future who’s come looking for him”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. New episodes each Wednesday & Thursday.

Vincenzo S1 Netflix 20/02/2021
“During a visit to his motherland, a Korean-Italian mafia lawyer gives an unrivaled conglomerate a taste of its own medicine with a side of justice”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. New episodes each Saturday & Sunday.

A Perfect Day for Arsenide S1 Netflix 01/03/2021
“An eclectic group of people encounters zany situations in this anthology of surreal, offbeat tales from Hong Kong. Based on Mr. Pizza’s hit novel”.

Alice S1 Netflix 01/03/2021
“While investigating a string of murders, a detective is stunned to encounter time travelers – especially a professor who’s a dead ringer for his mother”. Korean drama.

Do You Like Brahms? S1 Netflix 01/03/2021
While struggling to find her footing after starting later than her peers, a violin student falls for a successful pianist with a lonely soul”. Korean drama.

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

Bates Motel S1-5 BBC1 + iPlayer [Available Now] (Freeview Premiere)
“A boy’s best friend is his mother. The dark twisted backstory of how a teenage boy becomes a killer”. Free to air premiere for the Psycho prequel starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore which originally aired in the UK on the Universal Channel from 2013 to 2017. All episodes are available on the BBC iPlayer with new episodes also airing on BBC1 each Tuesday night.

McDonald & Dodds S2 ITV 28/02/2021
“A shy and enigmatic Detective Sergeant is partnered with a wildly ambitious Detective Chief Inspector to solve crimes in the historic city of Bath”.

Pennyworth S2 StarzPlay 28/02/2021
“The DC origin series follows Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier in his 20s, who forms a security company in 1960s London and goes to work with young billionaire Thomas Wayne”.

The Bold Type S4 Netflix 01/03/2021
“At a women’s magazine in New York, three millennials juggle their careers, romance, friendships and big-city life while finding their own voices”. The first three seasons of the Freeform drama were originally available in the the UK on Amazon Prime.

The Walking Dead S10P4 FOX 01/03/2021
Six extra episodes for the long running zombie drama.

PRU SF/P BBC3 02/03/2021
“Comedy set in a pupil referral unit, a school for excluded kids. Told through the eyes of four complex teens struggling to navigate adolescence”. Also airing on BBC1 on Friday, 5 March.

Your Honor S1 Sky Atlantic 02/03/2021
“Bryan Cranston stars as New Orleans judge Michael Desiato, who is forced to confront his own deepest convictions when his son is involved in a hit and run that embroils an organized crime family”.

The Terror S1 BBC2 03/03/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
“Frozen and isolated at the end of the earth. A chilling tale based on one of polar exploration’s deepest mysteries, with a crew stalked by a murderous presence. From Ridley Scott”.

Dollface S1 Star/Disney+ 05/03/2021
“After breaking up with her longtime boyfriend, a woman tries to reconnect with the friends she lost during the relationship”.

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)

Frantz (France/Germany, 2016) Sat/Sun, BBC2
Sorry Angel (France, 2018) Sun, BBC4

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