The Weekly List (15-21 May)

New and returning world dramas

Ferry SF*/S2.5 Netflix 14/05/2021
The Last Hour S1 Amazon 14/05/2021
Who Killed Sara? S2 Netflix 19/05/2021
The Neighbor S2 Netflix 21/05/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Run the World S1 StarzPlay 16/05/2021 [*]
Innocent S2 ITV 17/05/2021 [*]
The Nevers S1P1 Sky Atlantic 17/05/2021 [*]
The Pact S1 BBC1 17/05/2021 [*]
Special S2 Netflix 20/05/2021 [*]
We Are Lady Parts S1 Channel 4 20/05/2021 [*]
Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. S1 Star/Disney+ 21/05/2021 [*]
Solos S1 Amazon 21/05/2021 [*]
Trying S2 Apple TV+ 21/05/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Blinded: Those Who Kill S2 BBC4 Sat Ep. 3 & 4 (of 8)
Ice Cold Murders: Rocco Schiavone S1 More4 (WP) Fri Ep. 4 (of 6)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S3 Alibi Sun Ep. 11 & 12 (of 16)
Wellington Paranormal S2 Sky Comedy Mon Ep. 1 (of 7) (Carrying straight on after season 1)
Harrow S3 Alibi Wed Ep. 6 (of 10)
Bridesmaids’ Secrets and Lies MS More4 Thu Ep. 4 (of 6)
Domina S1 Sky Atlantic Ep. 3 & 4 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Ferry SF*/S2.5 Netflix 14/05/2021
“Before he built a drug empire, Ferry Bouman returns to his hometown on a revenge mission that finds his loyalty tested — and a love that alters his life”. Netflix Original film that is a prequel to the Belgian/Dutch series Undercover.

The Last Hour S1 Amazon 14/05/2021
“A mysterious young shaman, on the run protecting a secret gift, joins hands with a seasoned city cop to hunt down a dangerous figure from his dark past. But when he falls for the cop’s young daughter, he is torn between duty and love. Will he be able to use his gift to save what he treasures most or will it destroy everything? The answers lie in life’s final moments”. Amazon Original series from India.

Who Killed Sara? (¿Quién Mató a Sara?) S2 Netflix 19/05/2021
“Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister’s murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime’s real culprit”. Netflix Original series from Mexico.


The Neighbor (El vecino) S2 Netflix 21/05/2021
Self-centered Javier’s life gets a bit messy when he unexpectedly becomes a superhero — and his recent ex is tasked with uncovering his identity. Netflix Original series from Spain.

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

Run the World S1 StarzPlay 16/05/2021
“Four best friends living in Harlem strive for world domination”.

Innocent S2 ITV 17/05/2021
“Matthew Taylor, a 16-year-old school boy was brutally murdered in the quiet Lake District.  Five years later Sally Wright – who was originally convicted of his murder – is found not guilty and released from prison, but who did kill him?”

The Nevers S1P1 Sky Atlantic 17/05/2021
“Epic science fiction drama about a gang of Victorian women, known as “The Touched,” who find themselves with unusual abilities, relentless enemies, and a mission that could change the world”.

The Pact S1 BBC1 17/05/2021
“Following five friends in the aftermath of an unexplained death that forces them into a pact of silence, bound by a secret that will change their lives forever”. I can’t find a trailer to embed but you can find it via this link.

Special S2 Netflix 20/05/2021
“A young gay man with cerebral palsy branches out from his insular existence in hopes of finally going after the life he wants”.

We Are Lady Parts S1 Channel 4 20/05/2021
“Nida Manzoor’s anarchic and irreverent music comedy about a Muslim female punk band – called Lady Parts – who are on a mission to find a lead guitarist and maybe, just maybe, get a proper gig”.

Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. S1 Star/Disney+ 21/05/2021
“It centers around an egomaniacal supervillain with a really big head and a really little body, who struggles to maintain control of his evil organization and his demanding family”.

Solos S1 Amazon 21/05/2021
“Seven unique character-driven stories. Each character will set off on a thrilling adventure in an uncertain future and they’ll come to reckon that even during our most isolated moments, we are all connected through the human experience”.

Trying S2 Apple TV+ 21/05/2021
“All Jason and Nikki want is a baby, but it’s the one thing they just can’t have. So, they decide to adopt. With their dysfunctional friends, screwball family, and chaotic lives will the adoption panel think they’re ready to be parents?”

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)

Ida (Poland, 2014) Mon/Tue, Film4

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