The Weekly List (24-30 April)

New and returning world dramas

Fatma S1 Netflix 27/04/2021
Sexify S1 Netflix 28/04/2021
Bridesmaids’ Secrets and Lies S1/LS More4 29/04/2021
Ice Cold Murders: Rocco Schiavone S1 More4(WP) 30/04/2021
The Innocent S1 Netflix 30/04/2021
The Unremarkable Juanquini S2 Netflix 30/04/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Starstruck S1 BBC3 25/04/2021 [*]
Dreaming Whilst Black SF/P BBC1 26/04/2021 (Available now on BBC iPlayer) [*]
Viewpoint S1 ITV 26/04/2021 [*]
The Goldbergs S8 E4 29/04/2021
The Rookie S3 Sky Witness 29/04/2021
Grown-ish S3 Star/Disney+ 30/04/2021
Intergalactic S1 Sky1 30/04/2021 [*]
The Mosquito Coast S1 Apple TV+ 30/04/2021 [*]
This Time With Alan Partridge S2 BBC1 30/04/2021

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

None this week.

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S3 Alibi Sun Ep. 5 & 6 (of 16)
Coroner S3 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 10 (of 10)
Wellington Paranormal S1 Sky Comedy Mon Ep. 4 (of 6)
Harrow S3 Alibi Wed Ep. 3 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Fatma S1 Netflix 27/04/2021
“Reeling from tragedy, a nondescript house cleaner embarks on a murderous streak as she searches for her missing husband and reckons with old wounds”. Netflix Original series from Turkey.

Sexify S1 Netflix 28/04/2021
“To build an innovative sex app and win a tech competition, a sexually inexperienced student and her friends must explore the daunting world of intimacy”. Netflix Original series from Poland.

Bridesmaids’ Secrets and Lies S1/LS More4 29/04/2021
“A wedding proposal brings three friends closer together, but secrets and obsession begin to spiral out of control”. Australian drama about the power of friendship in life and death situations.

Ice Cold Murders: Rocco Schiavone S1 More4(WP) 30/04/2021
“A cranky and unorthodox detective is exiled to the snow-bound Val D’Aosta where he is confronted with compelling cases”. Italian crime drama. Airing weekly on More4 as well as being available as a boxset on All4.

The Innocent (El inocente) S1 Netflix 30/04/2021
“An accidental killing leads a man down a dark hole of intrigue and murder. Just as he finds love and freedom, one phone call brings back the nightmare”. Netflix Original series from Spain based on a novel by Harlen Coben.

The Unremarkable Juanquini (Chichipatos) S2 Netflix 30/04/2021
“An inept magician pulls off the trick of his life: accidentally disappearing a wanted criminal during a police raid. Now he’s going to pay for that”. Netflix Original series from Colombia.

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

Starstruck S1 BBC3 25/04/2021
“A drunken New Year’s Eve hook-up becomes far more complicated for Jessie when she discovers her one night stand is actually a film star”. All episodes available on BBC3 from Sunday with the series also airing weekly on BBC1 from Monday.

Dreaming Whilst Black SF/P BBC1 26/04/2021 (Available now on BBC iPlayer)
“Kwabena is an aspiring filmmaker trapped in his recruitment job. When an old friend fixes him an opportunity, he must decide between going all in or giving up his dream entirely”.

Viewpoint S1 ITV 26/04/2021
“When primary school teacher Gemma goes missing in Manchester, surveillance officers Martin and Stella are tasked with observing the prime suspect, Gemma’s boyfriend Greg Sullivan”. Five-part drama following a tense police surveillance investigation into a tight knit Manchester community and exploring whether it is ever possible to observe the lives of others with true objectivity and zero effect.

Intergalactic S1 Sky1 30/04/2021
“Written by award-winning showrunner, Julie Gearey (Prisoners’ Wives, Cuffs, Secret Diary of a Call Girl), the series tells the story of fearless young cop and galactic pilot, Ash Harper (Savannah Steyn), who has her glittering career ripped away from her after being wrongly convicted of a treasonous crime and exiled to a distant prison colony. But on the way there, Ash’s fellow convicts stage a mutiny and seize control of their prison transfer ship. With the flight crew dead, mob leader Tula Quik (Sharon Duncan-Brewster), is intent on reaching the free world – Arcadia – with her gang; and Ash is the only pilot who can get them there. Ash is forced to join them on the run towards a distant galaxy and an uncertain future”.

The Mosquito Coast S1 Apple TV+ 30/04/2021
“An idealist uproots his family and moves them to Latin America”.


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)

Scribe (France, 2016) Mon/Tue, Film4
Savage (China, 2018) Thu, Film4

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