By Patrick Munn | September 12, 2017 - 10:46 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered new hybrid daytime format Armchair Detectives, which blends elements of a murder mystery drama and a gameshow. Susan Calman, who is gearing up for the new series of Strictly Come Dancing, will host. This marks the second daytime show for the Scottish comedian, who also fronts The Boss for BBC One.
By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2016 - 12:02 pm | No Comments
Amanda Redman (New Tricks) and Amrita Acharia (Game Of Thrones) have been set as the leads in The Good Karma Hospital, ITV's six-part medical drama from Mr Selfridge scribe Dan Sefton and independent production company Tiger Aspect Productions. The series is set in a coastal town in tropical South India and follows a team of British and Indian medics as they cope with work, life and love at the “Good Karma”.
By Patrick Munn | July 22, 2016 - 12:58 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has released the first teaser image from their upcoming three-part comedy series Decline And Fall. The image in question shows Jack Whitehall in costume as lead character Paul Pennyfeather. “I am extremely pleased to be a part of this amazing adaptation by James Wood”, Whitehall said in a statement. “I’ve been a fan of this book since I read it as a teenager and I just hope that I can do it justice.”
By Patrick Munn | June 12, 2016 - 3:23 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has officially locked down the cast for Decline and Fall. Jack Whitehall (Bad Education, Fresh Meat), Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives, Telenovela), David Suchet (Poirot, Effie Gray) and Douglas Hodge (The Night Manager, Penny Dreadful) have been cast in the three-part comedy, which is based on the novel by Evelyn Waugh, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | February 2, 2015 - 4:38 pm | No Comments
Denise Welch (Benidorm), Rebecca Root (Normal) and Harry Hepple (Misfits) have been tapped to play the three leads in the six episode comedy 'Boy Meets Girl', which has been hailed by BBC Two as the country’s first transgender sitcom, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | February 2, 2015 - 8:38 am | No Comments
After initially piloting the project last May, BBC Three has given the greenlight to Murder In Successville, a new format starring Tom Davis which is described as being a "hybrid comedy, entertainment and murder mystery series".