The Guardian called it “gripping, nuanced, almost unbearably tense” and “one of TV’s best shows”. Now Blue Lights, which looks at three police rookies as they take on crime in the Irish city of Belfast, is coming to The Home of Entertainment – M-Net (DStv Channel 101). Viewers can catch this BBC-produced six-parter from Wednesday 20 September at 22:00. It will also be available on DStv catch up.
The cast features some of the UK and Ireland’s top talent – including Richard Dormer (best known as Beric Dondarrian from Game of Thrones), Siân Brooke (Sherlock, House of the Dragon), and Katherine Devlin (Vikings). Viewers will sit shotgun with fresh officers Grace (Brooke), Annie (Devlin), and Tommy (Nathan Braniff) as they navigate the challenges of their new job.
Grace is a single mother who’s determined to make a difference in the world; meanwhile, Annie is a former social worker who’s still troubled by the trauma she witnessed in her previous job. Tommy is a hopeful recruit who’s eager to prove himself. Together, they deal with the pressures that come with being a police officer in a city that’s struggling with high levels of crime and violence. Dormer plays Constable Gerard, Tommy’s veteran training officer.
“We’re thrilled to have another top-quality drama on M-Net,” says Channel Director: Premium Channels Waldimar Pelser. “Blue Lights tackles some of the most pressing issues in the police force, including racism, corruption, and mental health. It’s sure to get viewers engaged.”
Blue Lights is one of the most critically acclaimed crime dramas of recent years, so viewers are in for a treat.
Catch Blue Lights on M-Net (DStv channel 101) – the home of entertainment – on Wednesday at 22:00 from 20 September, as well as live-streamed on DStv Stream. It will alsoand be available on DStv Catch Up after broadcast. Join the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook.