By Patrick Munn | February 25, 2020 - 11:03 am | No Comments
BBC Two has ordered The Responder, a six episode drama series that explores the extremes of modern day policing. Martin Freeman (Fargo, Sherlock) is attached to star in the lead role.
The Responder follows Chris (Martin Freeman), an urgent response officer tackling a series of six night shifts on the beat in Liverpool.
By Patrick Munn | October 24, 2019 - 1:28 pm | No Comments
BBC Two has set the cast for Salisbury. Anne-Marie Duff (Shameless, His Dark Materials), Rafe Spall (The War Of The Worlds, Denmark) , Mark Addy (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) Annabel Scholey (The Split, Britannia), Johnny Harris (This is England ‘86, Jawbone) and MyAnna Buring (The Witcher, Ripper Street) have been set to star in the drama about the impact of the 2018 Novichok poisonings on Salisbury and the community.
By Patrick Munn | May 17, 2019 - 12:01 am | No Comments
BBC Two has ordered two-part factual drama Salisbury, which explores the impact of the 2018 Novichok poisonings on Salisbury and the community. The two-parter tells the story of how ordinary people reacted to a crisis on their doorstep, displaying extraordinary heroism as their city became the focus of an unprecedented national emergency. The BBC said that casting would be announced in due course.
By Patrick Munn | April 8, 2019 - 7:51 pm | No Comments
Jack Reacher author Lee Child has teamed up with the FremantleMedia backed indie Dancing Ledge Productions to develop Lee Child: True Crime, a anthology series that will dramatise the stories of real-life men and women from around the world who have been driven to stand up and put their lives on the line, fighting for justice in the face of great danger.
By Patrick Munn | April 26, 2018 - 11:22 am | No Comments
Dave is sticking with two of their original scripted comedies. The UKTV owned and operated channel has renewed fantasy sitcom Zapped and NHS comedy Porters. Zapped will return for a third season, while Porters will return for season two. Both have received six episode orders and will return to Dave later this year.
By Patrick Munn | October 13, 2016 - 5:03 pm | No Comments
Dancing Ledge Productions has inked a deal with HarperCollins to acquire the TV rights to Alistar Maclean's series of novels, TVWise has learned. The first novel being adapted under this deal is San Andreas, a thriller set on board a torpedoed WW2 hospital ship as it attempts to make its way back across the North Atlantic to Scotland while a saboteur picks off members of the crew. The Secret Agent scribe Tony Marchant is attached to pen the script.