Passenger: 'pleasingly off-kilter' ITV crime drama

There's 'plenty to be feared' in this British murder mystery set in a quiet northern town

Wunmi Mosaku as Riya in ITV drama Passenger
Wunmi Mosaku plays Riya Ajunwa, a former Metropolitan Police officer who moved to Lancashire
(Image credit: ITV)

It's becoming a familiar theme in TV dramas – the London detectives who move to quiet provincial towns but find themselves yearning for "the big cases and exciting days of old".

"Be careful what you wish for!" said Lucy Mangan in The Guardian by way of advice to these fictional police officers. Because "from Midsomer to Grantchester, the Calder Valley to Shetland, nowhere is safe from TV writers", said The Independent

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