The Suspect

How ITV's The Suspect twists the thriller

If there’s one thing us Brits know how to do well – apart from make a mean cup of tea and queue politely – it’s how to make a compelling TV crime drama. In recent years, the likes of Killing Eve, Line of Duty, Informer, Bodyguard and The Responder have all been jewels in prime-time schedules and reliable exports. But this has consequences for developing a new series as producers needs to offer something a little different.