BBC Announces Summer of Classic and Contemporary Detective and Crime Dramas

BBC Announces Summer of Classic and Contemporary Detective and Crime Dramas

The BBC is offering a summer treat for fans of detective and crime dramas, with a season dedicated to the best of the genre from across six decades. Launching on June 12 on BBC Four and BBC iPlayer, the season will feature new episodes weekly, showcasing 17 titles from classics to contemporary favourites.

The line-up includes legendary shows such as “Law & Order,” “Dalziel and Pascoe,” “Life on Mars,” “Line of Duty,” “Happy Valley,” and “Luther.” Many episodes will be introduced by key cast members and creatives, providing fresh insights and memories.

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Kicking off the season is “Death in Paradise,” introduced by writer Tony Jordan and original cast member Don Warrington. All 107 episodes of the popular drama will be available to binge-watch on BBC iPlayer.

The full list of dramas, in alphabetical order, includes: “Campion,” “Dalziel and Pascoe,” “Death in Paradise,” “Happy Valley,” “Hinterland,” “Inspector Lynley Mysteries,” “Jonathan Creek,” “Law & Order,” “Life on Mars,” “Line of Duty,” “Luther,” “New Tricks,” “Sherlock,” “Shetland,” “Waking the Dead,” and “Wallander.”

I'm Noah Masire, I look after UK TV News at Memorable TV. From the gripping crime of Happy Valley to the feel good storytelling of All Creatures Great & Small, I bring you the latest news about what's what and who's who in the world of iconic British TV shows. Stay tuned!