The Weekly List (22-28 May)

New and returning world dramas

Mad For Each Other S1 Netflix 24/05/2021
Black Space S1 Netflix 27/05/2021
Ragnarok S2 Netflix 27/05/2021
Parot S1 Amazon 28/05/2021
The Pleasure Principle S1 Walter P. 28/05/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Shrill S3 BBC3 22/05/2021
Master of None S3 Netflix 23/05/2021 [*]
Whitstable Pearl S1 Acorn UK 24/05/2021 [*]
City on a Hill S2 Sky Atlantic 25/05/2021 [*]
Before We Die S1 Channel 4 26/05/2021 [*]
Close Enough S2 Netflix 26/05/2021 [*]
Breeders S2 Sky1 27/05/2021 [*]
The Beast Must Die S1 Britbox UK 27/05/2021 [*]
Lucifer S5P2 Netflix 28/05/2021
Panic S1 Amazon 28/05/2021 [*]
Rebel S1 Star/Disney+ 28/05/2021 [*]
The Kominsky Method S3 Netflix 28/05/2021

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. 5 & 6 (of 8)
Ice Cold Murders: Rocco Schiavone S1 More4 (WP) Fri Ep. 5 (of 6)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Hudson & Rex S3 Alibi Sun Ep. 13 & 14 (of 16)
Wellington Paranormal S2 Sky Comedy Mon Ep. 2 (of 7)
Harrow S3 Alibi Wed Ep. 7 (of 10)
Bridesmaids’ Secrets and Lies MS More4 Thu Ep. 5 (of 6)
Domina S1 Sky Atlantic Ep. 5 & 6 (of 8)

New and returning world dramas – details

Mad For Each Other S1 Netflix 24/05/2021
“Bothered to realize they are next-door neighbors and share a psychiatrist, a man and a woman find it’s impossible to stay out of each other’s way”. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series.

Black Space S1 Netflix 27/05/2021
“A rogue detective with unorthodox means leads an investigation into a massacre committed by unicorn mask-wearing assassins at an Israeli high school”. Israeli drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. A trailer is available via the Netflix link above.

Ragnarok S2 Netflix 27/05/2021
“In a Norwegian town poisoned by pollution and rattled by melting glaciers, the End Times feel all too real. It’ll take a legend to battle an old evil”. Netflix Original series from Norway.

Parot S1 Amazon 28/05/2021
“A police inspector tries to find out who has murdered numerous inmates who could have been released from prison thanks to the cancellation of the controversial Parot doctrine”. Prime Exclusive series from Spain.

The Pleasure Principle (Zasada przyjemnosci) S1 Walter P. 28/05/2021
“Three European countries. Three post-communist cities, Odessa, Warsaw and Prague. Three young women brutally murdered. One thing is clear: these killings are obviously connected. The three separate police departments’ investigations soon find a way into each other’s back yards and start working the cases together”.

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

Master of None S3 Netflix 23/05/2021
“The Emmy Award-winning series returns with a new season that chronicles the relationship of Denise (Emmy Award winner Lena Waithe) and her partner Alicia (BAFTA winner Naomi Ackie)”.

Whitstable Pearl S1 Acorn UK 24/05/2021
“With her son grown, single mum Pearl (Kerry Godliman, After Life) pursues her lifelong dream and starts a private detective agency, which she runs from her family restaurant in the coastal town of Whitstable. Drawn by her caring nature, locals soon flock to her with all kinds of cases. But when a friend dies suspiciously, Pearl finds herself in conflict with gruff new cop in town DCI Mike McGuire”. Episodes are being released weekly with the first two available this Monday.

City on a Hill S2 Sky Atlantic 25/05/2021
“Kevin Bacon stars as corrupt FBI agent Jackie Rohr who teams up with an idealistic prosecutor (Aldis Hodge) to take down a gang of armoured car thieves”.

Before We Die S1 Channel 4 26/05/2021
“Lesley Sharp stars as a detective who faces impossible choices in a murky world where loyalties are tested and lines are blurred”. Remake of the Swedish drama series.

Close Enough S2 Netflix 26/05/2021
“A married couple tries to keep ⁠— and stay ⁠— cool as they move on from partying in their 20s to parenting in their 30s in this adult animated series”.

Breeders S2 Sky1 27/05/2021
“Martin Freeman stars as struggling dad Paul who wants nothing more than for his two kids to go to sleep”.

The Beast Must Die S1 Britbox UK 27/05/2021
“Following the hit and run of a six-year-old boy, his mother is intent on avenging his death and the only thing keeping her going is the desire to hunt down and kill the man she believes is responsible. The troubled yet brilliant Detective Strangeways has to unpick this web of tragedy and steer a course to justice”.

Panic S1 Amazon 28/05/2021
“In the forgotten town of Carp, Texas, Panic is the only way out. Every summer the graduating seniors risk their lives competing in a series of challenges for the chance to win life-changing money. After the death of two players the stakes – and danger—have never been higher. This summer twenty-three players will enter the game. All of them will be changed. Only one will win. Let the games begin”.

Rebel S1 Star/Disney+ 28/05/2021
“Follows a legal advocate with a blue collar background, who helps those in need without a law degree”.

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)

Sicilian Ghost Story (Italy, 2017) Sun/Mon, Film4
Mahanagar (India, 1963) Mon/Tue, Film4
Charulata (India, 1964) Tue/Wed, Film4
Thappad (India, 2020) Thu/Fri, Channel 4

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