By Patrick Munn | October 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm | No Comments
Russell Tovey (Looking, Years And Years) has been set as the lead in Because The Night, ITV's four-part supernatural thriller from Luther creator Neil Cross that is inspired by his novel Burial. "Because the Night is going to challenge me as an actor more than I’ve ever been challenged before", Russell Tovey said in a statement. "As a web of lies, that he thought was dead and buried, comes back to haunt Nathan, he sinks deeper and deeper into the horror of the event that happened ten years ago. I cannot wait to start filming and join this amazing team and cast "
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.
By Patrick Munn | September 23, 2019 - 10:55 am | No Comments
Joanna Scanlan (No Offence, The Thick Of It) and Hugh Dennis (Fleabag, Outnumbered) are set to guest star opposite series leads Jason Watkins (The Crown) and Tala Gouveia (Cold Feet) in ITV's Invisible.
By Patrick Munn | September 9, 2019 - 11:59 am | No Comments
ITV has ordered Too Close, a three-part adaptation of the novel by Clara Salaman (written under the pen name Natalie Daniels). Emily Watson (A Song For Jenny, Chernobyl) is attached to star. Too Close tells the powerful story of how two women become dangerously close when fate forces them together. Dedicated forensic psychiatrist, Dr Emma Robinson (Watson) is not easily shocked. She’s worked with her fair share of high security patients. Then she’s sent to assess Connie for trial. Connie has a searing insight into Emma’s deepest insecurities and starts to brutally exploit them.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2019 - 8:58 am | No Comments
Despite recent comments from Kevin Lygo, ITV is giving scripted comedy on the main channel yet another shot. The broadcaster has ordered Kate And Kolo, a six episode studio sitcom starring Brenda Blethyn (Vera) and Jimmy Akingbola (In The Long Run). Kate And Kolo follows Kate (Brenda Blethyn), a working-class woman who runs an old-fashioned café in a neglected seaside town and who develops a strong, if sometimes volatile, friendship with Kolo (Jimmy Akingbola), an asylum-seeking African doctor.