The Weekly World Drama List (9-15 April)

New and returning world dramas

My Liberation Notes S1 Netflix 09/04/2022
Our Blues S1 Netflix 09/04/2022
The Cane Field Killings (Reyka) S1 All4 10/04/2022
Candice Renoir S4 Acorn UK 11/04/2022
Almost Happy S2 Netflix 13/04/2022
Riot Police S1 Star/Disney+ 13/04/2022
Smother-in-Law S1 Netflix 13/04/2022
The Ignorant Angels S1 Star/Disney+ 13/04/2022
Heirs to the Land S2/LS Netflix 15/04/2022
How to Survive Being Single S2 Amazon 15/04/2022
Mai: A Mother’s Rage S1 Netflix 15/04/2022
The Hunter S2 Walter P. 15/04/2022
Verdict S1 Amazon 15/04/2022

New and returning world dramas – details

My Liberation Notes S1 Netflix 09/04/2022
Three siblings, exhausted by the monotony of day-to-day adulthood, seek to find fulfillment and freedom from their unremarkable lives. Korean drama marketed as a Netflix Original series. Weekly episodes.

Our Blues S1 Netflix 09/04/2022
Romance is sweet and bitter — and life riddled with ups and downs — in multiple stories about people who live and work on bustling Jeju Island.

The Cane Field Killings (Reyka) S1 All4 10/04/2022
In 1994 South Africa, a multiracial couple’s daughter is kidnapped. She escapes, and as an adult she becomes a detective. Continuing to deal with her past trauma, Reyka Gama uses her skills to raise her child and solve mysteries that have challenged others. Episode 1 is airing on Channel 4 on Sunday night with the full boxset then available immediately on All4.

Candice Renoir S4 Acorn UK 11/04/2022
After 10 years abroad, Candice Renoir is back in the south of France and back on the case as a police commandant. Newly divorced with four kids, Candice feels rusty at work-and her skeptical colleagues don’t help. Determined to prove her so-called weaknesses are strengths, she solves complex cases with common sense, acute observations, and a practical nature honed by the life of a busy mom. Season 4 of the French crime drama. Trailer is for season 1.

Almost Happy (Casi feliz) S2 Netflix 13/04/2022
Sebastián is a radio show host of modest fame, trying to find a way in the world as he deals with his ex-wife (whom he still loves) and two kids. Netflix Original series from Argentina.

Riot Police (Antidisturbios) S1 Star/Disney+ 13/04/2022
Six riot police take part in an eviction that goes awry and ends up with an immigrant dying. Internal Affairs investigates the incident. Spanish drama.

Smother-in-Law (A Sogra Que Te Pariu) S1 Netflix 13/04/2022
Living with her family since the pandemic struck, the meddling Isadir does her best to disrupt the lives of her bumbling son and rival daughter-in-law. Netflix Original series from Brazil.

The Ignorant Angels (Le fate ignoranti) S1 Star/Disney+ 13/04/2022
When Antonia’s husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a man named Michele. She’s devastated at the news, but the straight-laced Antonia finds herself building an unexpected and moving friendship with Michele and his circle of misfit eccentrics. Star Original series from Italy.

Heirs to the Land (Los herederos de la tierra) S2/LS Netflix 15/04/2022
Resourceful young Hugo Llor works to make a name for himself in 14th-century Barcelona while keeping a vow he made to the Estanyol family. This Spanish series which is marketed as a Netflix Original is based on the book by Ildefonso Falcones and is a sequel to the series Cathedral of the Sea.

How to Survive Being Single (Cómo sobrevivir soltero) S2 Amazon 15/04/2022
Sebastián, an actor known for just one role he played years ago, is about to get engaged, but life has other plans for him. Just when his life seemed to be all mapped out, he is thrown back in the fold with his long time friends who are bad at relationships. All of the sudden, he goes back to the life he left almost 10 years ago: being single. Prime Original series from Mexico.

Mai: A Mother’s Rage S1 Netflix 15/04/2022
A grieving mother discovers the criminals behind her daughter’s tragic death, and transforms from meek to merciless to get the real story. Netflix Original series from India.

The Hunter (Il cacciatore) S2 Walter P. 15/04/2022
Season 2 of the fact-based Italian crime thriller set in the dangerous cauldron of Palermo in 1993. An ambitious magistrate has an instinct for tracking down top Mafiosi.

Verdict (Sentença) S1 Amazon 15/04/2022
When a renowned criminal lawyer from São Paulo sees one of the people she loves most become a victim of the Brazilian penitentiary system, she must decide whether to cross the line that separates her between looking for justice or committing an unforgivable crime. Prime Original series from Brazil.

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.

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