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Shows Like Shetland: British Crime Outside London

London may be England's capital, but the underbelly has outposts across the country, from second-cities to the countryside. Thankfully, there's no shortage of quality law enforcement outside the Big Smoke.

Shows Like Breaking Bad: Charismatic Anti-Heroes

You may not admire these criminals, but you can't deny their charisma. And that's what makes them so dangerous.

Shows like The Fall: British Women on the Case

The Fall's Stella Gibson is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to great women detectives on British television. This list rounds up shows with strong female leads who bring the baddies to justice.

Shows Like Scotty & Bailey: Badass Female Cops

Detectives with two X chromosomes and no sympathy for lawbreakers populate this list of crime dramas, perfect for showing little girls they can be whatever they want to be, including major badasses.

Shows like Broadchurch: Best British Crime

The birthplace of Sherlock Holmes has produced some of the greatest crime and detective series in recent years, including Peaky Blinders, Line of Duty, Happy Valley, Luther, Broadchurch and of course Sherlock--don't forget to check out related lists including British Women on the Case, Grizzled British Detectives, Cracking the (Inspector) Morse Code, and Agatha Christie and her Admirers.

Shows like The Fall: Cat and Mouse Thrillers

It all started with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Moriarty--the epic and prolonged chess match between two worthy adversaries--full of relentless pursuit, near captures, and tight escapes. Whether it's spies, serial killers, or terrorists these baddies are too slippery to catch easily.

Shows like Broadchurch: British Psychological Thriller Shows

Despite their polite exteriors and stiff upper lips, the Brits harbor a darker side that manifests itself in these dark series that are driven more by the characters' often tormented psychological states. Bonus includes some Irish and Australian series.

Shows like The Fall: Catching a Serial Killer Shows

Shows like The Fall, True Detective (season one), and Criminal Minds that focus on the detectives who chase serial killers for a living.

Shows like Broadchurch: Overcast British Cop Shows

Far from the world of Agatha Christie: in these shows the bobbies are world-weary, the criminals depraved, and the rain incessant.

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