‘New Blood’ episode guide

New Blood is a bold new seven-part investigative drama for BBC One, written by Anthony Horowitz. Two junior investigators come together against a new breed of criminal – the uber-rich and powerful corporations, individuals and governments who hide behind legitimate facades. Stefan is played by Mark Strepan, Rash by Ben Tavassoli, DS Sands by Mark Addy, … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 5 is another entertaining hour

The fifth episode of BBC One’s New Blood opens with a very stylish recapping of last week’s events. The selection of ‘previously…’ moments is intercut with the next stage of the story, which in this case is the shocking massacre of a poor innocent teddy bear collection in the hunt for a missing antique.  The … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 4 has an unevenness of tone

There’s an antiques dealer in Episode 4 of New Blood (or Part 1 of Case 2, if you like having numbers thrown at you). He looks and sounds disconcertingly like the late Oliver Reed, which I mention only because it’s so striking that I suspect everybody watching will have experienced that same momentary “I thought … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 2 brings our two heroes together

Following on from last week’s excellent opener, the second instalment of BBC One’s New Blood brings our two heroes, and their two plots, together. And it’s not just chatting up of sisters this week (although there is a bit of that) – as the episode progresses it becomes apparent that David Leese, at whose office … >

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Watch trailer for Anthony Horowitz’s new BBC One crime drama ‘New Blood’

The first trailer has been released for BBC One’s new investigative drama, New Blood. Starring Mark Addy (Atlantis), Anna Chancellor (The Hour), Ariyon Bakare (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat), Mark Bonnar (Shetland) and Aiysha Hart (Atlantis) alongside newcomers Mark Strepan and Ben Tavassoli, the seven-part series is written by Foyle’s War creator Anthony Horowitz. New Blood follows two … >

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‘Sherlock’ writer’s ITV drama ‘Jericho’ won’t be returning

ITV has confirmed that Call the Midwife star Jessica Raine’s recent drama series Jericho has been axed after one season. Created and written by Steve Thompson (Sherlock, Doctor Who), the eight-part series launched in January and was set in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s. > Buy Jericho on DVD on Amazon. An ITV spokesperson told The Sun: “ITV … >

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‘Jericho’ finale review: ITV’s drama has been entertaining at times

With both young George Quaintain and Johnny Blackwood now freed from their conspiracy, this final episode seemed to dedicate itself quite blatantly to laying foundations in the hope of a second season. As romance blossomed in the open between Annie and Johnny, barmaid Alma prepared for her wedding to Davey Sharpe and Ralph Coates supposedly … >

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‘Jericho’ Episode 7 review: The show’s central mystery is resolved

It may have simmered for seven weeks, but the townsfolk of Jericho have finally caught up with the conspiracy surrounding the first episode’s explosion and the death of the saboteur Red Killeen. As this penultimate episode began, the discovery of Red’s body buried surreptitiously beneath his victims had hit home and Johnny Blackwood’s name was … >

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