Channel 4 confirms transmission date for Belgian crime drama 13 Commandments

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Earlier this week, we previewed Rough Justice – a Belgian series that starts on More4 this Friday (9th March) – and now there’s news of another crime series from Belgium that has been snapped up by the Channel 4’s Walter Presents brand. It’s called 13 Commandments (13 Geboden) and we now know it’ll be on.

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More4 confirms Belgian crime drama Rough Justice transmission date

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After the success of Professor T last year on Channel 4’s Walter Presents strand, the channel (or at least its affiliate, More4, goes back to Belgium again with Rough Justice (or Coppers as it was known in its own country). Set in Antwerp, Superintendent Liese Meerhout (Hilde De Baerdemaeker) leads her close-knit team in the homicide division to the bottom of the city’s darkest crimes. Now we know when it’s going to be broadcast.

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BBC Four confirm transmission details for Below The Surface

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One of the more eagerly awaited crime dramas of the year, Below The Surface has incredible pedigree behind the camera. The Killing’s Søren Sveistrup and Borgen’s Adam Price are executive producers (along with Meta Louise Foldager Sorensen (A Royal Affair)), and is created by Dicte’s Kasper Barfoed. It’s a veritable whos-who of Danish drama. BBC Four has been airing trailers, so it’s no surprise to find that the eight-part series will come in after Modus, and now it has confirmed it.

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Channel 4/Walter Presents confirm Rebecka Martinsson transmission date

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We’ve been hearing good things about Swedish series, Rebecka Martinsson (or Rebecka Martinsson: Arctic Murders to give it its full title). We know Walter Presents have picked it up for UK broadcast, but we don’t know which channel in the Channel 4 network will get the honour of showing it. Now we do.

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Hans Rosenfeldt: The Bridge IV inspired by refugee crisis

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The brilliant Hans Rosenfeldt, the man behind The Bridge, always talks of the ‘second story’ when answering questions about the differences between Scandinavian crime dramas and those from, say, the UK or the US. The ‘second story’ refers that strong socio-political context that fires much of the best output from the region. Now, with the premiere of series four mere days away for our friends on mainland Europe (before you ask, incredibly there’s still no word as to when it’ll appear in the UK), Rosenfeldt has spoken about the inspiration for this fourth and final series.

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