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Best TV of September 2020: previews five of the best shows...
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Best TV of September 2020: previews five of the best shows... previews five of the most exciting TV dramas that will be coming to your screens in September...


Strike: Lethal White 

(BBC One)


Tom Burke and Holliday Grainger return to headline the fourth adaptation of J.K. Rowling's Strike detective series. 

This time, the pair return in a four-parter which finds them investigating the troubled life of a young man named Billy.

The investigation is sparked after Billy comes to private eye Cormoran Strike's office to ask for his help investigating a crime he thinks he witnessed as a child.

It's a revelation that leads all the way to to a secretive inner sanctum within Parliament, and to a beautiful but sinister manor house deep in the countryside...

Robert Glenister, Sophie Winkleman, Joseph Quinn and Nick Blood are among the supporting cast. 

Tom Edge, who has adapted all three previous adaptations, is on script duty once again. 


The Third Day 

(Sky Atlantic)


Jude Law and Naomie Harris lead this lavish six-part psychological thriller. 

Katherine Waterston, Paddy Considine, Emily Watson, John Dagleish and Nico Parker are in the supporting cast.

The story is told over six episodes and in two distinct, but interconnected halves.

The first, Summer, follows Law's Sam after he is drawn to a mysterious island off the British coast inhabited by a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost.

The second, Winter, follows Harris' Helen, who also comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival arrives in the midst of a heated battle to decide the island's fate...

The series has been written and co-created by Dennis Kelly, created of acclaimed Channel 4 drama Utopia.





Robert and Michelle King, creators of The Good Wife, are behind this new supernatural drama. 

The series brings together Kristen Bouchard, a sceptical forensic psychologist and David Acosta, professional assessor for the Catholic Church, to investigate purported supernatural incidents.

Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Michael Emerson, Aasif Mandvi, Kurt Fuller, Marti Matulis, Brooklyn Shuck, Skylar Gray, Maddy Crocco, Dalya Knapp and Christine Lahti star in the series, which has already been reviewed for a second season.


Two Weeks To Live 

(Sky One)


Maisie Williams and Fleabag's Sian Clifford lead this new comedy.

Williams plays Kim Stokes, a strange young misfit raised in remote isolation by her survivalist mother Tina.

Kim is a powerhouse survivalist, but, she heads out into the real world for the first time on a secret mission, things quickly unravel for her...



(Sky Witness)


The fifth and final season of the hit drama arrives next month. 

The destiny of Jaime Alexander's Remi "Jane Doe" Briggs and Sullivan Stapleton's Kurt Weller will finally be revealed...

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