Available Free Online – Morse, Vera, George Gently, Lewis and More

Hulu has made a number of British crime dramas available for free online streaming.

Vera (first 8 episodes)

Morse (all 33 episodes)

Lewis (5 episodes)

George Gently (the complete first series – 3 episodes)

 

A search through Hulu’s offerings will likely turn up a few other interesting crime dramas.

Happy viewing.

Reminder: Foyle’s War is Back on PBS and Still Life Comes to the CBC

Tonight (Sunday, September 15) at 9pm, Foyle’s War returns to PBS after over three years.  The new seventh series is set in the post war era with Foyle now working for MI5.  You can watch a preview here.

Still Life, the adaptation of Louise Penny’s first Gamache book, will also air tonight on the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation).

BBC and ITV Fall/Winter Drama Trailers

You can see the ITV trailer here.  Watch for artful references to classic series of the past – Prime Suspect, Morse — as well as for glimpses of Vera, Whitechapel, The Bletchley Circle, Poirot, Downton Abbey…

The BBC’s promo is here and gives hints of Sherlock, Quirke, Ripper Street and much more.

Very slick and exciting!

Whitechapel Series Four Starts Tonight

Fans of the wonderfully atmospheric crime drama Whitechapel will be happy to know that series four debuts tonight (Wednesday, September 4th) at 9 on ITV.

The series will be divided into three two-part stories.  You can read a synopsis of the first episode here and watch a clip here.

Still Life Trailer — CBC Adaptation of Louise Penny’s Book Airs this Month

If you’re a fan of Louise Penny’s Gamache books, or of actor Nathaniel Parker, or of the wonderful scenery of Québec’s Eastern Townships, or just of crime drama — mark September 15th on your calendar.  The CBC’s two-hour adaptation of Louise Penny’s first novel, Still Life, will air that day.  You can check out some author and cast interviews here.

Downton Abbey Series 4 Trailer

Downton Abbey will begin its fourth series on September 22nd on ITV.  You can check out the new trailer here.

PBS viewers will have to wait until January 5th for all the well dressed drama.