Line of Duty came to a thrilling climax last weekend and Broadchurch now feels like a distant dream.  Taboo is already heading for DVD and new Game of Thrones is now months away.

So, if you’re looking for a drama fix, here are five of the best offerings currently available either on TV or catchup…


  1. Guerilla (Sky Atlantic)


A politically active couple are tested while trying to form a radical underground cell in 1970s London, an explosive time in the U.K. Marcus and Jas decide to fight back against the injustice and prejudice that they face on a daily basis, with their ultimate target being the Black Power Desk, a secretive counter-intelligence unit within the Special Branch. What they don’t realize is they have caught the attention of authorities, with officer Nicholas Pence and his deputy leading the investigation of Marcus and Jas, whose actions have lasting consequences.

You’re already behind, but NOW TV and Sky customers can catch up On Demand.



  1. Born to Kill (Channel 4)

Born To Kill is a haunting four-part drama exploring the mind of Sam, a teenager on the verge of acting out suppressed psychopathic desires. As this chilling coming of age drama unfolds, decades of deceit are revealed and Sam’s family’s long buried past returns with a vengeance.  If you loved The Fall on BBC Two, you will relish this.

Catch up via All4.


  1. Jamestown (Sky 1)

Set in the early 17th Century, Jamestown tells the story of three courageous, dynamic women who leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make the journey of a lifetime across the ocean for a new life in America.

Starts 5 May on Sky 1.

  1. Little Boy Blue (itv)

Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s murder amid a wave of gang violence.

Little Boy Blue focuses on the murder of 11-year-old Rhys Jones in Croxteth, Liverpool, in 2007. It explores Melanie’s and Steve’s ordeal, and tells the story of how Rhys’s murderer and associates were eventually brought to justice.

Stephen Graham (Taboo, This is England) takes the role of Detective Superintendent Dave Kelly who led the investigation into Rhys’s murder on behalf of Merseyside Police, while Sinead Keenan (Being Human) and Brian F. O’Byrne (Million Dollar Baby, Prime Suspect) play Melanie and Steve Jones.

Catch up via itv hub.

  1. Versailles Series 2 (BBC Two).

It’s basically just filth in a historical setting.

Catch up on BBC iPlayer.


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