By Patrick Munn | May 22, 2017 - 11:07 am | 2 Comments
The story of the downfall of Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe is coming to the BBC. The corporation's flagship channel BBC One has given the green-light to A Very English Scandal, a three-part drama based on the book of the same name by John Preston which tells the true story of the Thorpe Affair. In his first role in a British television production in more than two decades, Hugh Grant (Four Weddings And A Funeral, About A Boy) has signed on to play the late Liberal leader.
By Patrick Munn | May 16, 2017 - 12:01 am | 1 Comment
BBC One is rapidly expanding Our Girl. The PSB has revealed that the third season of the military drama, which they ordered last October, has received a bumper order of twelve episodes - one more than the number of episodes the show has produced up to this point (including the feature length pilot). Owing to the larger order, the new season will have a slightly different format and will now comprise of three separate missions.