By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2019 - 4:38 pm | No Comments
London Kills is returning to the Beeb. BBC One has picked up the UK rights to the show's five-episode second season after striking a deal with international distributor Acorn Media International. The BBC said that the show's second season would air in a daytime slot in early 2020.
By Patrick Munn | August 12, 2019 - 10:22 am | No Comments
Ishaan Khatter (Beyond the Clouds, Dhadak), Tabu (The Namesake, Life of Pi, Andhadhun) and Tanya Maniktala have been set to star in A Suitable Boy, BBC One's six episode adaptation of Vikram Seth’s classic novel. The series is filming at a number of locations across India including Lucknow and Maheshwar ahead of a 2020 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | August 2, 2019 - 9:17 am | No Comments
BBC One has set the cast for Elizabeth Is Missing. Sophie Rundle (Gentleman Jack, Peaky Blinders), Helen Behan (The Virtues, This is England) and Maggie Steed (EastEnders, Paddington 2) are set to star opposite Glenda Jackson in the feature length adaptation of Emma Healey's novel.
By Patrick Munn | July 30, 2019 - 1:03 pm | No Comments
BBC One has released the trailer for the fifth season of Peaky Blinders, which is set to premiere later this year. The show's fifth season finds the world thrown into turmoil by the financial crash of 1929. Opportunity and misfortune are everywhere. When Tommy Shelby MP (Cillian Murphy) is approached by a charismatic politician with a bold vision for Britain, he realises that his response will affect not just his family’s future but that of the entire nation.
By Patrick Munn | July 25, 2019 - 12:45 pm | No Comments
BBC One has ordered Best Interests, a four episode drama series from Jack Thorne (Harry Potter & The Cursed Child, His Dark Materials) and recently launched indie Chapter One Pictures. Best Interests tells the story of a family driven apart by having to make choices no parent would ever want to make. Andrew and Nicci’s daughter, Marnie, has a life-threatening condition. The doctors believe it is in her best interests to be allowed to die, but her loving family disagree. And so begins a fight that will take them through every stage of a legal process, as they struggle to contemplate this huge decision. Who decides? And in whose best interests will it be?
By Patrick Munn | July 24, 2019 - 9:47 am | No Comments
BBC One has released a sixty-second trailer and six first look images from their upcoming surveillance thriller The Capture, starring Holliday Grainger (Strike) and Callum Turner (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald).