The Weekly List (27 March – 2 April)

New and returning world dramas

Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare S2 Amazon Prime [Available Now]
The Restaurant: 1951 S4 Sundance Now [Available Now]
The Platform S2 Netflix 01/04/2021
Bitter Daisies S2 Netflix 02/04/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Keeping Faith S3 BBC1 27/03/2021 [*]
Younger S6 Comedy Central 29/03/2021
Lights Up: Pale Sister SF BBC4 30/03/2021 [*]
The Syndicate S4 BBC1 30/03/2021 [*]
Lights Up: Sadie SF BBC4 31/03/2021 [*]
Station 19 S4 Sky Witness 31/03/2021
Creepshow S2 Shudder 01/04/2021 [*]

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. 7 (of 10)
Deutschland 89 More4 (WP) Fri Ep. 5 (of 8)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Coroner S3 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 6 (of 10)
Murdoch Mysteries S14 Alibi Mon Ep. 11 (of 11)
Frankie Drake Mysteries S4 Alibi Tue Ep. 10 (of 10)
Private Eyes S4 Sky Witness Thu Ep. 9 (of 12)

New and returning world dramas – details

Chacha Vidhayak Hain Humare S2 Amazon Prime [Available Now]
“Ronny Bhaiya leads a double life – To the world he is the nephew of the MLA – and likes to think of himself as a Jann Neta, and at home he is the jobless 26 year old with no sense of responsibility to his family. The show explores Ronny’s adventures as he gets stuck in multiple situations because of this big lie that precedes him”. Prime Exclusive from India.

The Restaurant: 1951 (Vår tid är nu) S4 Sundance Now [Available Now]
A special Christmas season of the popular Swedish period drama which takes viewers back to the summer of 1951. Trailer is for season 1.

The Platform S2 Netflix 01/04/2021
“A programming genius builds a fact-finding, truth-seeking internet portal while reckoning with trouble at home”. Drama from the United Arab Emirates. A trailer can be found on the imdb page which you can reach by clicking on the name of the show. *Release date delayed until 15 April.

Bitter Daisies (O sabor das margaridas) S2 Netflix 02/04/2021
“While investigating the disappearance of a teen girl in a tight-knit Galician town, a Civil Guard officer uncovers secrets linked to a loss of her own”. Season 2 of the Galician language drama which is marketed as a Netflix Original series.

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

Keeping Faith S3 BBC1 27/03/2021
Third and final season of the welsh drama starring Eve Myles as solicitor Faith Howells. Season 3 trailer is here.

Lights Up: Pale Sister SF BBC4 30/03/2021
“Written by Colm Toibin, Pale Sister is a powerful retelling of the classic tale of Antigone. Lisa Dwan stars in a tour-de-force performance directed by Sir Trevor Nunn”. Lights Up is a festival of UK theatre that brings together productions that were either closed, or never even opened to the public, due to Covid-19. Continuing its Culture In Quarantine initiative – bringing arts and culture into the nation’s homes – BBC Arts has partnered with theatres across the country to produce this unprecedented season of plays for audiences at home.

The Syndicate S4 BBC1 30/03/2021
“The staff of Woodvale Kennels discover they might have won the lottery. But when the jackpot is claimed by someone else, they realise their winning ticket has been stolen”.

Lights Up: Sadie SF BBC4 31/03/2021
“In David Ireland’s unflinching new play, a sharp-tongued Belfast cleaner relives painful and harrowing episodes in a showdown with her past. Filmed at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast”.

Creepshow S2 Shudder 01/04/2021
“The fictional Creepshow comic books come to life in this anthology series of terrifying tales hosted by the silent Creepshow ghoul”.

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)

Foxtrot (Israel/International, 2017) Sat, BBC4
Climax (France, 2018) Sat/Sun, Channel 4
Border (Sweden, 2018) Sun/Mon, Film4
The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion (Korea, 2018) Fri/Sat, Film4

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