The Weekly List (18-24 September)

New and returning world dramas

Voltaire High S1 Amazon [Available since 10/09/2021]
Balthazar S3 Acorn UK [Available since 13/09/2021]
Castle & Castle S2 Netflix [Available since 15/09/2021] (Nigerian drama)
El Juego de las Llaves S2 Amazon [Available since 16/09/2021]
Departure S1 5Star 20/09/2021 (Freeview Premiere)
Jaguar S1 Netflix 22/09/2021
Bangkok Breaking S1 Netflix 23/09/2021
Blood & Water S2 Netflix 24/09/2021
Ganglands S1 Netflix 24/09/2021
The Inner Circle S1 Walter P. 24/09/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Motherland: Fort Salem S2 BBC3 [Available since 12/09/2021] [*]
Final Space S3 Netflix [Available since 16/09/2021]
Manhunt II: The Night Stalker S2 ITV 20/09/2021 [*]
Dear White People S4 Netflix 22/09/2021 [*]
Y: The Last Man S1 Star/Disney+ 22/09/2021 [*]
Creepshow S3 Shudder 23/09/2021
Foundation S1 Apple TV+ 24/09/2021 [*]
Goliath S4 Amazon 24/09/2021 [*]
Midnight Mass S1/LS Netflix 24/09/2021 [*]
Mr. Mayor S1 Sky Comedy 24/09/2021 [*]
The Resident S4 Sky Witness 24/09/2021

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

The Hunt For A Killer S1 BBC4 Ep. 5 & 6 (of 6)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

The Brokenwood Mysteries S7 Drama Mon Ep. 3 (of 6)
Wentworth Prison S9 5Star Tue Ep. 5 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Voltaire High (Mixte) S1 Amazon [Available since 10/09/2021]
“It’s the first day of the 1963 school year at Voltaire High! And for the first time, girls and boys will mingle. This first year of coeducation is full of surprises, both for teachers and students”. Amazon Original series from France.

Balthazar S3 Acorn UK [Available since 13/09/2021]
“Suave, smart, and somewhat strange, Raphaël Balthazar (Tomer Sisley) can make the dead speak like no one else. As a forensic pathologist in Paris, he works with no-nonsense chief inspector Hélène Bach (Hélène de Fougerolles) to solve the city’s most disturbing crimes. But there’s one case that continues to haunt him–the murder of his wife over a decade ago”. French drama.  

El Juego de las Llaves S2 Amazon [Available since 16/09/2021]
“A casual encounter between Adriana and Sergio, two former high school friends, triggers the beginning of the game of the keys where 4 couples generate new sexual and emotional combinations in a dangerous and lustful game”. Amazon Original series from Mexico.

Jaguar S1 Netflix 22/09/2021
“In the 1960s, a Holocaust survivor joins a group of self-trained spies who seek justice against Nazis fleeing to Spain to hide after WWII”. Netflix Original series from Spain.

Bangkok Breaking S1 Netflix 23/09/2021
“Struggling to earn a living in Bangkok, a man joins an emergency rescue service and realizes he must unravel a citywide conspiracy”. Netflix Original series from Thailand.

Blood & Water S2 Netflix 24/09/2021
“After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth”. Netflix Original series from South Africa.

Ganglands (Braqueurs) S1 Netflix 24/09/2021
“To protect his family from a powerful drug lord, skilled thief Mehdi and his expert team of robbers are pulled into a violent and deadly turf war”. Netflix Original series from France.

The Inner Circle (Den inre cirkeln) S1 Walter P. 24/09/2021
“There’s a rumor that the Prime Minister may step down, and further rumors about who will succeed her. David Ehrling thinks the job is his, but will his enemies get in the way?” Swedish drama.

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

Motherland: Fort Salem S2 BBC3 [Available since 12/09/2021]
“From witches to warriors. Three young witches must master their powers to defeat supernatural threats. As disaster looms, can they work together to keep the world safe?”

Manhunt II: The Night Stalker S2 ITV 20/09/2021
“Drama about the work of Colin Sutton, a Senior Officer in the Metropolitan Police”.

Dear White People S4 Netflix 22/09/2021
“Students of color navigate the daily slights and slippery politics of life at an Ivy League college that’s not nearly as “post-racial” as it thinks”.

Y: The Last Man S1 Star/Disney+ 22/09/2021
“Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Y is the last surviving male human on the planet. Based on the comic series “Y: The Last Man””.

Foundation S1 Apple TV+ 24/09/2021
“A complex saga of humans scattered on planets throughout the galaxy all living under the rule of the Galactic Empire”. Based on the award-winning novels by Isaac Asimov.

Goliath S4 Amazon 24/09/2021
Final season of the legal drama starring Billy Bob Thornton as Billy McBride.

Midnight Mass S1/LS Netflix 24/09/2021
“The arrival of a charismatic young priest brings glorious miracles, ominous mysteries and renewed religious fervor to a dying town desperate to believe”.

Mr. Mayor S1 Sky Comedy 24/09/2021
“A wealthy businessman becomes the mayor of Los Angeles”. Comedy starring Ted Danson & Holly Hunter.

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)

It’s Only the End of the World (Canada, 2016) Mon/Tues, Film 4
The Nile Hilton Incident (Sweden, 2017) Fri/Sat, Film 4

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