What are the ingredients of the perfect TV thriller, and which show deserves the title of The Best Ever?


In Radio Times' new video and podcast series The Best Ever, guests from the worlds of TV, Film and Entertainment will be tackling some of pop culture's biggest conversation points.

From action movies to TV detectives, we'll be asking… which truly was the best ever?

In this latest episode, Harry and Jack Williams – writer/creators of The Tourist, Boat Story and The Missing – join the Radio Times team to share their picks for the Best Ever TV thriller.

Hosted by Morgan Jeffery (Executive Editor, RadioTimes.com), The Best Ever will see a different line-up of guests go head-to-head each week – expect strong opinions, fiery debate and big laughs as the panel compete to pick up the coveted Best Ever trophy.

More like this

Our guests also reveal the secrets to crafting a great thriller, delve into the shows that have inspired them, and discuss whether a spin-off show can ever be better than the original.

Did you agree with the verdict? What’s your favorite TV thriller? Let us know on X @radiotimes.

We’ll be bringing you new episodes weekly – to be the first to hear about them and enjoy additional exclusive content from each episode go to RadioTimes.com/TheBestEver.

You can also subscribe to The Best Ever as a podcast.

Join us again next Thursday (4th January) as we debate the Best Ever TV/Film Detective, with special guest Craig Parkinson (Line of Duty, Grace and more).

The Tourist and Boat Story are both available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Check out more of our Drama coverage or visit our TV Guide and Streaming Guide to find out what's on.


Try Radio Times magazine today and get 10 issues for only £10 – subscribe now. For more from the biggest stars in TV, listen to The Radio Times Podcast.