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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.

Best British TV

For all the Anglophiles out there, enjoy the best British comedies, mysteries, drama, and sci-fi.

Best Crime TV

A (police) round-up of some of the highest rated, award-winning, most popular, and most influential crime shows--crime doesn't pay except for streaming services.

Shows Like The Shield: Good Cop, Crooked Cop

Some of these cops live to protect and serve--themselves. Thank God for the upright few who risk their jobs to bring about justice.

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 Inspector Morse: Grizzled British Detectives

No fancy forensics, gun fights, or teams of impossibly well-dressed colleagues for these British detectives, who rely on tenacity, empathy, and shoe leather to catch criminals--OK maybe a bit of forensics for Unforgotten, but any

Greatest Modern British Drama TV

The United Kingdom has produced some of the greatest series in television's Golden Age, including Sherlock, Black Mirror, Peaky Blinders, Luther, and of course Downton Abbey, and we've rounded up the best of the lot based on audience ratings, popularity, and critical acclaim.

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.

Shows like Inspector Morse: Cracking the Inspector Morse Code

Inspector Morse is arguably the most successful modern British detective franchise, spurring the sequel Inspector Lewis, the prequel Endeavour, and several shows with similar vibes. Set against the backdrop of a historic English village, these noir-free series feature detectives (often grizzled but erudite) pursuing baddies over cobblestoned lanes.

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