Top Telly: Fargo (2014)

Apparently there was an earlier attempt at a television spin-off of the Coen brothers’ blackly comic film classic – this time starring Kathy Bates – but I never saw that […]

Top Telly: Bad Girl Rachel Bailey

My current favourite Bad Girl is a cop. Of course, crime fiction – whether it’s in books, films or on television – is over-populated with strong-willed, impulsive, foul mouthed, chain […]

I'm at The Killing Times

The Killing Times is a great website that looks at crime fiction on TV. They’ve asked various writers, such as Cathi Unsworth, Eva Dolan, Sarah Hilary  and more, to talk […]

Top Telly: Bullman The Bulldog

One of British television’s great creations, George Bulman first appeared on the small screen in 1976, in Granada Television’s hard edged crime series, The XYY Man, based on the books by […]

There’s been a lot of talk about Brit Grit recently- usually from me – and, more specifically, Brit Grit television – edgy, realistic crime drama such as Cracker, Gangsters and […]