Tag Archives: Laure Berthaud

Helter Skelter 3: White Vans And Dodgy Lookin’ Blokes

[Contains concealed crayon drawings and SPOILERS!!!] With Xmas just around the corner (sorry, but it’s true!), I thought I’d treat myself to the third “saison” of Spiral (aka Engrenages) (2010), which saw Captain ‘Laure Berthaud’ (Caroline Proust) and her trusty-ish … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter 2: Makin’ Cous-Cous

[Contains three missing shotgun shells and SPOILERS!!!] I hadn’t intended to watch the second series of Spiral (aka Engrenages) (2008) so soon after the first, but we’re having a bit of a heatwave here in the UK, and this is … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter 1: Not A Nice Man

Foolishly, I didn’t start watching the Parisian police-and-legal-drama Spiral (aka Engrenages) until the fourth series aired on BBC4, but I recently picked up the first series (2005) on DVD, to see how it all began! The thing I really love … Continue reading

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Helter Skelter 4

Weirdly, I don’t have much interest in watching English-language crime dramas, but ever since I got hooked on The Killing, subtitled detective stories have become an essential part of my Sunday routine. The latest show to scratch that itch for me was … Continue reading

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