Everything I’ve been watching as of late has been from Acorn Television.
I’ve enjoyed this show. There are 8 episodes in season 1. At first I was frustrated with the show but soon got over it. Here’s the problem. I was watching while I was cross stitching and I like shows that I can follow along with but not “see” every part of the show. Well part of the time during the show they speak Welsh. Well when they do, I have to look up and read the dialog through the subtitles.
I soon got into the show and didn’t care that I wasn’t getting so much cross stitch time. Like with all Acorn television shows, I love the scenery and seeing a different way of life. I recommend the show if you like cop shows.
Here’s the synopsis:
When a young woman’s body turns up with evidence that she had been held prisoner, the investigation leads DI Cadi John (Sian Reese-Williams, Requiem) to a string of disappearances in a remote yet striking corner of Wales. This noir thriller from the team behind Hinterland is a gripping mystery with “superb performances all-round” (KillingTimes.tv).
The good news is that another season is being shot. YAHOO!!
Another show I watched was…
For the British television watchers, there was a lot of hype around this show. The main actor, David Tennant, has been loved for his performance in Broadchurch (I HIGHLY recommend that show). Everyone was hoping for an amazing show. Sadly, I didn’t think it was amazing. It was dark and his character was not one I was attracted to at all. Not terrible but not my favorite.
Here’s the synopsis:
“Deadwater Fell is a four-part British drama television miniseries written and created by Daisy Coulam. It stars David Tennant as a doctor whose wife and three young children are murdered in a fire.”
The last show that has kept my attention is Winter. This is an Australian show and available on Acorn Television. I love seeing how different police forces operate around the world. In some shows, officers don’t carry guns.
It sadly is only one season with 6 episodes…but it’s good. Here’s the synopsis:
“Between the picturesque backdrop of the south coast and the busy city of Kings Cross, Eve Winter has to juggle her personal life, professional life and the competing interests that develop when solving the murder of a young mother.”
The thing with many British or Australian television show that I’ve watched that I don’t like is that the season is only 4-9 episodes…not our typical US length. Often these shows are only one or maybe two seasons. In the US great shows like Law and Order SVU is on it’s 21st season and each season is 22 or so episodes.
As always, I’d love to hear what you are watching…