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British Television Shows Like Shetland


Gorgeous Dorset scenery contrasts with the horrific death of a young boy. 

DCI Banks

DCI Banks works alongside DS Annie Cabbot to solve a wide variety of crimes. 


A noir crime drama set in Aberystwyth, Wales, where troubled DCI Tom Mathias solves murders while searching for redemption.

in plain sight

This three-part crime-drama is based on real life events that took place in 1950s and 60s Lanarkshire.

loch ness

Loch Ness follows the story of Annie Redford, a detective working on her first murder case.


 Luther follows the cases of DCI John Luther played by Idris Elba. Ruth Wilson also stars.


Manhunt, starring Martin Clunes, is based on the true story of London Metropolitan police detective Colin Sutton as he works to track down a serial killer.


Anna Friel plays Marcella Backland, an investigator in the Metropolitan Police who quits her job to spend more time with her family. 


Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar star as detectives using every ounce of grit they have to uncover long-buried secrets.

the tunnel

British and French detectives must work together to solve the mystery of a body found on the underwater channel tunnel between England and France.