The Weekly List (6-12 November)

New and returning world dramas

Valley of Tears S1 More4 05/11/2021
Voiceless S1/LS Acorn UK 08/11/2021
Sort Of S1 Sky Comedy 11/11/2021
Witch Hunt S1 Walter P. 12/11/2021

New and returning British and US dramas

Arcane S1 Netflix 06/11/2021 [*]
Worzel Gummidge S3 BBC1 06/11/2021
Close to Me S1 Channel 4 07/11/2021 [*]
In My Skin S2 BBC3 07/11/2021
On the Edge S3 Channel 4 07/11/2021
Dexter: New Blood S1/LS Sky Atlantic 08/11/2021 [*]
The Cockfields S2 Gold 08/11/2021
The Tower SS ITV 08/11/2021 [*]
Gentefied S2 Netflix 10/11/2021
Grey’s Anatomy S18 Sky Witness 10/11/2021
Dopesick S1/LS Star/Disney+ 12/11/2021 [*]
The Shrink Next Door S1/LS Apple TV+ 12/11/2021 [*]

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

Continuing subtitled dramas (TV only)

Valley of Tears S1 More4 Fri Ep. 3 & 4 (of 10)

Other continuing world dramas (First run TV only)

Departure S2 Sky Witness Mon Ep. 2 (of 6)
Bump S1 BBC1 Wed Ep. 7 & 8 (of 10)

New and returning world dramas – details

Valley of Tears S1 More4 05/11/2021
Inspired by the true events of the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, this harrowing drama series focuses on the universality of heroism and sacrifice through four intertwined stories.

Voiceless (Bella da morire) S1/LS Acorn UK 08/11/2021
Eva, a police inspector returns to the quiet village where she grew up to be next to her sister Rachele, a single mother. She finds herself investigating the mysterious disappearance of Gioia, an aspiring showgirl.

Sort Of S1 Sky Comedy 11/11/2021
Sabi Mehboob, a gender-fluid 25-year-old Pakistani Canadian who is living in Toronto, decides to follow the advice of best friend 7ven and move to Berlin for a change of scenery.

Witch Hunt (Heksejakt) S1 Walter P. 12/11/2021
Brilliant law firm CFO Ida Waage finds a €450,000 invoice on her desk but could it be a scam? Who can she trust? Should she blow the whistle?

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 British and US scripted shows – details

Arcane S1 Netflix 06/11/2021
Set in utopian Piltover and the oppressed underground of Zaun, the story follows the origins of two iconic League champions-and the power that will tear them apart.

Close to Me S1 Channel 4 07/11/2021
Drama based on the best-selling novel by Amanda Reynolds, about a woman who forgets the last year of her life following a brain trauma.

Dexter: New Blood S1/LS Sky Atlantic 08/11/2021
Set 10 years after Dexter Morgan went missing in the eye of Hurricane Laura, he is now living under an assumed name in Upstate New York, far from his original home in Miami.

The Tower SS ITV 08/11/2021
A veteran beat cop and teenage girl fall to their deaths from a tower block in south-east London, leaving a five-year-old boy and rookie police officer Lizzie Griffiths on the roof, only for them to go missing. Detective Sergeant Sarah Collins is drafted in to investigate, working to find Lizzie before she comes to serious harm, but also to uncover the truth behind the grisly tower block deaths.Trailer available via this link.

Dopesick S1/LS Star/Disney+ 12/11/2021
The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA.

The Shrink Next Door S1/LS Apple TV+ 12/11/2021
Inspired by true events documented in the Wondery and Bloomberg Media podcast of the same name, “The Shrink Next Door” is described as a dark comedy following the bizarre relationship between psychiatrist to the stars Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopf (Paul Rudd) and his longtime patient Martin “Marty” Markowitz (Will Ferrell).

A reminder, if you’re not a member already, that we have a Facebook group where you can discuss any & all of the new and returning shows this week or any other scripted TV shows you care to mention.

Subtitled film premieres (BBC, Channel 4 & Film 4 only)

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (France, 2019) Saturday, BBC4

Corpus Christi (Poland, 2019) Thursday/Friday, Film4

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