What time, TMINE? Including Alex Rider, Dead Still, Blood & Water, The Queen and the Conqueror and Control Z

Every Friday, TMINE lets you know when the latest TV shows from around the world will air in the UK

Plenty of premiere dates this week, with all the details about Alex Rider (Amazon), Dead Still (Ireland: RTÉ; UK: Acorn TV), Blood & Water (Netflix),
The Queen and the Conqueror (Netflix) and Control Z (Netflix) after the jump.

Otherwise, the only premiere-less new acquisition is DR1 (Denmark)’s Når støvet har lagt sig (When the Dust Settles), which Walter Presents has just picked up.

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Square Eyed World points out that Amazon now has Gåsmamman (Sweden: C More), which focuses on Sonja (Alexandra Rapaport) who lives a carefree life with her family near Stockholm and works as an accountant in the family business at the marina. One day Sonja is drawn into the criminal underworld to save her family.

UK premiere dates

Blood and Water (Netflix)

UK premiere date: Wednesday, May 20

South African Netflix original. After crossing paths at a party, a Cape Town teen sets out to prove whether a private-school swimming star is her sister who was abducted at birth.

Stars: Ama Qamata, Khosi Ngema, Gail Mabalane

La Reina de Indias y el Conquistador (The Queen and the Conqueror) (Netflix)

UK premiere date: Wednesday, May 20

Colombian Netflix original. Years after Spanish conquistador Pedro de Heredia betrayed her people and broke her heart, indigenous woman Catalina reenters his life to get revenge.

Stars: Essined Rivera Aponte, Emmanuel Esparza

Control Z (Netflix)

UK premiere date: Friday, May 22

Mexican Netflix original. When a hacker begins releasing students’ secrets to the entire high school, the socially isolated but observant Sofía works to uncover his/her identity.

Alex Rider (Amazon)

UK premiere date: Thursday, June 4

A coming-of-age series that follows Alex Rider as he is coerced to work as an undercover agent at the Point Blanc academy. All the students at Point Blanc are troubled teenagers whose parents run successful global businesses, and have found themselves as outsiders due to their upbringing. The academy is supposedly there to correct their unruly behaviour. Alex, undercover as a troubled teenager, has to call upon skills he didn’t even know he had, as he investigates the sinister truth behind Point Blanc – questioning everything he thought he knew about himself.

Stars: Otto Farrant, Vicky McClure, Stephen Dillane, Brenock O’Connor, Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Andrew Buchan, Ace Bhatti, Nyasha Hatendi, Marli Siu, Earl Cave, Katrin Vankova, Nathan Clarke, Talitha Wing, Haluk Bilginer and Ana Ularu

Dead Still (Ireland: RTÉ; UK: Acorn TV)

UK premiere date: Monday, June 29

Dead Still transports us to Victorian Dublin, in the heyday of the macabre practice of post-mortem photography, taking portrait photos of the recently deceased. This six-part series follows a renowned memorial photographer, who is drawn into an investigation of a series of suspicious deaths.

Stars: Michael Smiley, Kerr Logan, Eileen O’Higgins, Aidan O’Hare, Jimmy Smallhorne, Mark Rendall, Peter Campion and Martin Donovan

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