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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 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 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 Killing: Slow Burn Crime Investigations

Unlike shows that solve a crime a week, these investigations unfold over the course of an entire season--this list is for fans of True Detective (season 1), The Night of, and The Bridge.

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.

Young Women, Noir Detectives

These shows are decidedly not remakes of the Nancy Drew mysteries, as these teens and young adult women investigate foul crimes under a heavy mist of noir.

Shows Like Cold Case: Cold Cases Get Microwaved

These cases may have gone cold, but these dramas show there is no shortage of sleuths willing to put them in the microwave of forensic investigation, eventually serving the steaming TV Dinner of justice to baddies who thought they got away with it

Shows like Bones: Medical Examiners Crack the Case

Forensic experts use the latest technology (and sometimes supernatural insights) to keep the bad guys from getting away with murder.

Shows like Case Histories: British Noir Detectives

World-weary detectives, cynical criminals, bleak settings, and British accents--what's not to like.

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