BBC Two's Psychoville returns for a second series and, judging by the first episode, it’s as smart and confident as ever.
It takes a television series of exceptional quality - and daring - to satisfy its audience without answering almost any of the questions posed in the preceding episode of a two-part story. Yet this is precisely what Doctor Who achieves in ‘Day Of The Moon’.
Created by Paul Abbott (Shameless) and written by Danny Brocklehurst (The Street, Clocking Off), BBC One’s Exile is a three-part psychological drama concerned with the impermanence of remembrance and the persistence of memory.
‘Three years in Seine-Saint-Denis would make any policeman corrupt,’ says Crime Squad Superintendent Brémont (Bruno Debrant) in this week’s double-episode of police drama Spiral, but it’s highly unlikely it takes anyone in the French justice system that long.
Steven Moffat is the finest writer in British television. There - we said what you were already thinking. His episodes of Doctor Who are as densely packed as Imelda Marcos’s holiday shoebox, each story brimming with inspiration, emotion and an endless stream of mind-boggling moments.
Based on a bestselling book of the same name by Kate Summerscale, ITV1's The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher recounts the true story of a tragic murder in a Victorian household in Wiltshire.
Despite a profound inability to work together without breaking the law, making horrendous cock-ups or screaming at each other, Captain Laure Berthaud (Caroline Proust) and her CID team finally start making some progress in their pursuit of the titular killer this week.
Based on the real life events pre and post the 1958 Munich air crash that saw eight of the Manchester United football team lose their lives, United is a one-off feature-length drama from BBC Two starring Doctor Who's David Tennant and Mission Impossible II actor Dougray Scott.
When call-centre worker and former nurse Sally Wilson (Ashley Jensen) discovers she has been bequeathed five million pounds in the will of someone she’s never heard of, it should be the windfall that she needs to provide expensive treatment for her seriously ill daughter.