A gripping twist on a classic cat-and-mouse story, this British drama series explores the intoxication of sexual attraction and the dangerous power of emotional manipulation as two conflicted detectives track down a pair of deadly killers.
The list of police procedurals out there can seem endless, but if you're feeling overwhelmed just think of all the police officers who not only have to solve these crimes, but fill out the paperwork as well.
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.
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.
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.