By Patrick Munn | November 23, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
ITV has released a first look image of David Tennant in character as serial killer Dennis Nilsen in their just announced three-part drama Des. The three-parter tells the story of Nilsen, who murdered boys and young men in his flat from 1978 to 1983. He was undetected for five years, and it was only when DCI Peter Jay was called to 23 Cranley Gardens on 9 February, 1983, to investigate human fragments of flesh and bone clogging the drains, that the police realised they had a serial killer on their hands.
By Patrick Munn | November 19, 2019 - 4:29 pm | No Comments
BBC Three has handed out a second season renewal to Daisy Haggard and Laura Solon's comedy drama Back To Life. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's second season. Showtime, who recently aired season one state-side, are on-board to co-produce season two.
By Patrick Munn | November 18, 2019 - 1:42 pm | No Comments
Emily Reid (Curfew, Belgravia), Emmett J. Scanlan (Peaky Blinders, The Fall), Catherine Walker (Shetland, Versailles) and Eleanor Methven (Little Women, Derry Girls) have been tapped to star in Channel 5's four-part drama The Deceived. The Deceived is described as having as "sinister narrative of lust, manipulation and betrayal". It follows English student Ophelia, who falls in love with her married lecturer, seeing in him all the answers to her needs.
By Patrick Munn | November 15, 2019 - 3:00 pm | No Comments
Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders, MotherFatherSon) has signed on to star opposite Hugh Laurie (House, Chance) in Roadkill, BBC One's four-part political thriller from David Hare. She will play Prime Minister Dawn Ellison.
By Patrick Munn | November 15, 2019 - 1:48 pm | No Comments
Julie Graham (The Bletchley Circle), Neil Morrissey (Line of Duty), Tallulah Greive (Millie In Between), Nico Mirallegro (The Village), Art Malik (The Woman In White) and Wanda Ventham (Only Fools And Horses) have been cast in Penance, Channel 5's three-part drama based on Kate O’Riordan's novel of the same name.
By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2019 - 3:33 pm | No Comments
Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), Pippa Bennett- Warner (MotherFatherSon), Helen Monks (Raised By Wolves) and Javone Prince (The Javone Prince Show) have been set to star opposite O-T Fagbenle (Looking) in E4's upcoming comedy series Maxxx.
By Patrick Munn | October 10, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Months after word of the project first leaked out, ITV has confirmed that they have ordered White House Farm, a six-part true crime drama starring Freddie Fox (Year Of The Rabbit) and Mark Addy (Game Of Thrones) that is based on the Jeremy Bamber case from the 1980s. Alongside confirming details of the drama, ITV has also released five first look images.