the red riding trilogy

There is no place bleaker in the televised world than England’s industrial north (and beyond). If you have neglected your UK murder dramas over the last decade and a half you have truly missed out on television’s most doleful and grimy assortment of policeman, serial killers and psychologists. Some of these series like the Clive Owen vehicle “Second Sight” (which is decidedly downbeat) were actually based in London.