TV Highlights – May 2015
- Henry Northmore
- 20 April 2015
Including Wayward Pines, Penny Dreadful, American Dad, The Enfield Haunting and Grace and Frankie
Wold War I drama following Aussie and New Zealand nurses in the trenches.
Fri 1 May, More4, 9pm.
The Walking Dead – Season 5
Not a brand new season but your first chance to catch the zombie action on Freeview.
Fri 1 May, Spike, 9pm.
The Enfield Haunting
A poltergeist in suburbia as Matthew McFadyen and Timothy Spall play paranormal investigators in this apparently 'true' case from 1977.
Sun 3 May, Sky Living, 9pm. Read our interview with Timothy Spall.
Penny Dreadful – Season 2
A dark and intriguing mix of Victorian gothic horror featuring Frankenstein, Dorian Grey and Dracula, and written by John Logan (Gladiator / Skyfall). Eva Green is the real stand out here rubbing shoulders with Timothy Dalton, Josh Hartnett and Billy Piper.
Tue 5 May, Sky Atlantic, 9pm.
One off drama as Britain heads to the polling station, beamed live from London's Donmar Warehouse and starring Judi Dench, Mark Gatiss, Bill Paterson, Nina Sosanya, Catherine Tate and Timothy West.
Thu 7 May, More4, 8.30pm – read our preview of The Vote.
Grace and Frankie
Yet another Netflix original as Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play two rivals who discover their husbands are gay (and in love with each other!). Also starring Martin Sheen.
Fri 8 May, Netflix.
M Night Shyamalan might have lost his way on the big screen in recent years but hopefully he can reignite that spark of imagination that captivated us with The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable in this new miniseries starring Matt Dillon searching for two missing FBI agents.
Thu 14 May, FOX, 9pm.
Castle – Season 7
More crime solving, crime writing action from author turned investigator Richard Castle (Firefly's Nathan Fillion).
Wed 20 May, Alibi, 9pm.
American Dad – Season 11
Seth MacFarlane's other animated family return for more off colour antics.
Thu 21 May, FOX, 10pm.
A town finds itself quarantined after being hit by a mysterious and deadly virus that kills everyone over the age of 21.
Thu 21 May, Netflix.