Series description: Drama set in Stavanger, Norway, in the summer of 1969, that follows what happens following a last-ditch attempt to strike oil. Original title: Lykkeland Watch it here. Season 1 UK premiere date: Saturday, 2 May 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He5ezOslw0A Season 2 UK premiere date: Saturday, 20 August. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0raL3saBumE Link to imdb page. Other useful links:Drama … Continue reading Season 2 of Norwegian drama State of Happiness on BBC Four this August.
Series description: In a world on the cusp of change, star newsreader Helen and rookie reporter Dale join forces to survive the ruthless world of a 1980s newsroom. Watch it here. (BBC iPlayer link when available). Season 1 UK premiere date: Sunday, 24 July 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_0kxdPnEWg Link to imdb page. Other useful links:Guardian ReviewSydney Morning … Continue reading Australian drama The Newsreader on BBC2 this July.
Series description: Sicilian detective Salvo Montalbano tackles corruption and greed on the picturesque, sun-soaked island. The 37th - & at the moment final - episode of the popular Italian crime drama based on the novels of Andrea Camilleri is airing on BBC Four on Saturday, 2 July 2022. All previous episodes are currently available on … Continue reading The final episode of Inspector Montalbano on BBC Four this July.
Which were the most popular international dramas of 2020? Did your personal favourites make our list? There was an astonishing amount of international scripted TV releasing new episodes in the UK in 2020: 375 shows are covered on our separate A-Z list. Far too many for any one individual (certainly for me) to watch enough … Continue reading 27 of the Most Popular International TV Dramas of 2020.
New and returning world dramas All For Love S1 Netflix [Available Now]Private Eyes S3 5USA 03/07/2020 (Freeview Premiere) The Secrets She Keeps S1 BBC1 06/07/2020Stateless S1 Netflix 08/07/2020Was It Love? S1 Netflix 08/07/2020The Protector S4 Netflix 09/07/2020Detective Cain S2 Walter P. 10/07/2020 New and returning British and US dramas NOS4A2 S2 AMC UK 07/07/2020 [*] … Continue reading The Weekly List (4-10 July)
October Highlights The Border S2 Walter P. 04/10/2019 The Hook Up Plan S2 Netflix 11/10/2019 The Name of the Rose S1 BBC2 11/10/2019 Spiral S7 BBC4 12/10/2019 Baby S2 Netflix 18/10/2019 The House of Flowers S2 Netflix 18/10/2019 Toon S1+2 Netflix 18/10/2019 Night and Day S2 Walter P. 20/10/2019 Stockholm Requiem S1 S4C Clic (WP) … Continue reading October World Drama Highlights (and full list of releases).