The Weekly List (17-23 April)

New and returning world dramas

Luis Miguel: The Series S2 Netflix 19/04/2021
Zero S1 Netflix 21/04/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Dirty John S1 5Star [Episode 1 aired 10/04/2021] (TV Premiere) [*]
Batwoman S2 E4 18/04/2021 [*]
Call the Midwife S10 BBC1 18/04/2021
Ackley Bridge S4 Channel 4 19/04/2021
Mare of Easttown LS Sky Atlantic 19/04/2021 [*]
Superstore S6 ITV2 19/04/2021
Rush S1 FOX 22/04/2021 [*]
Shadow and Bone S1 Netflix 23/04/2021 [*]

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

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S3 Alibi Sun Ep. 3 & 4 (of 16)
Coroner S3 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 9 (of 10)
Wellington Paranormal S1 Sky Comedy Mon Ep. 3 (of 6)
Harrow S3 Alibi Wed Ep. 2 (of 10)
Private Eyes S4 Sky Witness Thu Ep. 12 (of 12)

New and returning world dramas – details

Luis Miguel: The Series S2 Netflix 19/04/2021
“This series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades”. New episodes of the Mexico/US co-produced series are added to Netflix weekly.

Zero S1 Netflix 21/04/2021
“A shy teen with the power to turn invisible must get it under control to help defend his neighborhood, putting aside the pursuit of his artistic dream”. Netflix original series from Italy.

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

Dirty John S1 5Star [Episode 1 aired 10/04/2021] (TV Premiere)
“Businesswoman Debra Newell’s life unravels when she falls for the lies and manipulation of con man John Meehan”. The series – which is based on the true-crime podcast of the same name – is getting its TV premiere having been available on Netflix since February 2019. Episode 1 – which aired last Saturday – is available on demand until 12 May.

Batwoman S2 E4 18/04/2021
Season 2 of the DC superhero drama arrives on E4.

Mare of Easttown LS Sky Atlantic 19/04/2021
“A small town Pennsylvania detective Mare Sheehan (Kate Winslet) investigates a local murder whilst she is stricken with grief following her son’s suicide. Sheehan tries to find normality in her own life but her pain leads her to develop an obsession with cases of missing and murdered girls. With rumours flying, how will this affect her pursuit of the killer?”

Rush S1 FOX 22/04/2021
“Doctor William Rush is not your average on-call professional. He’s not attached to any hospital, he’s highly discreet — no matter the ailment, his clients must pay a cash-only premium, and the doctor can party with the best of them”. Tom Ellis stars in this series from 2014.

Shadow and Bone S1 Netflix 23/04/2021
“Dark forces conspire against orphan mapmaker Alina Starkov when she unleashes an extraordinary power that could change the fate of her war-torn world”.

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)

Happy as Lazzaro (Italy, 2018) Mon/Tue, Film4
EMA (Chile, 2019) Fri/Sat, Channel 4

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