It’s shaping up to be an incredible summer of TV. The return of the Euros, the Olympics and Love Island are getting most of the limelight, but if you are looking for a new drama to sink your teeth into, take a look at our pick of some of the new dramas coming to Freeview Play in July.
Vigil, Coming soon to BBC iPlayer
From the makers of Line of Duty, Vigil stars Suranne Jones and Martin Compston, who unravel a dark conspiracy that goes to the heart of Britain’s national security.
The Watch, Available on BBC iPlayer now
In a world where crime is legal, a group of chaotic misfit cops rise up to save their city from catastrophe. A punk rock comedy thriller inspired by Terry Pratchett's Discworld.
This Way Up, Coming soon to All 4
This BAFTA-winning comedy-drama starring Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan returns this month for it’s second series. Aisling Bea plays Aine, a whip-smart teacher who's trying to pull her life back together after a 'teeny little nervous breakdown'. If you missed the first series, then you can catch up over on All 4 now.
Black-ish, Available on All 4 now
The latest series of Black-ish is airing now on E4. A hit US comedy about Dre and Rainbow Johnson, a prosperous African American couple and their family. The series takes a fun yet bold look at Dre’s determination to establish a sense of cultural identity for the family.
Baptiste, Coming soon to BBC iPlayer
Originally a spin off series from The Missing, Baptiste is back for a second series later this month. When a British ambassador and her entire family disappear on a skiing holiday, Baptiste is determined to find out what has happened to them.
Professor T, Coming soon to ITV
Based on a Belgian crime drama of the same name, Ben Miller plays the eccentric crimonologist Professor Jasper Tempest, he’s a brilliant and fastidious lecturer at Cambridge University who reluctantly turns detective to solve crimes across the city.