All posts tagged 'STV Productions'

Glenda Jackson To Star In BBC One’s ‘Elizabeth Is Missing’ Adaptation

Glenda Jackson (Women in Love, Elizabeth R) has been set as the lead in Elizabeth Is Missing, BBC One's feature-length adaptation of Emma Healey’s novel. This marks Glenda Jackson's first on-screen acting job since she retired from politics in 2015 and her first TV role since the 1990s.

BBC One’s ‘The Victim’ Breaks Consolidated Ratings Records With 82% Uplift

BBC One's The Victim has broken consolidated ratings records, with each episode of the series averaging an uplift of 82% across all platforms in the seven days since the initial broadcast. The marks the largest uplift (compared to VOSDAL) for a BBC One or ITV drama since records began.

First Look: BBC One’s Legal Thriller ‘The Victim’

BBC One has released a first look image from their upcoming legal thriller The Victim. The Victim is a legal thriller set in Edinburgh that is told through the eyes of both the plaintiff and the accused. On one side is Craig Myers, a hard working family man from Greenock who becomes the victim of a vicious attack after being branded online as a notorious child murderer living under a new identity. Is he simply the tragic victim of mistaken identity, or the convicted murderer he’s suspected of being? On the side is Anna Dean, the Edinburgh mother of a nine year old boy who was murdered fifteen years ago by a then thirteen year old. Having campaigned to be told of the killer’s new identity and whereabouts, she is accused of revealing his new name online.

STV Productions Ups Claire Armspach To Head Of Drama Development

STV Productions has promoted long-time development executive Claire Armspach to serve as their Head of Drama Development. “Claire’s fantastic writer relationships, impeccable taste and passion for TV drama is well known", said STV Productions' Head of Drama Srah Brown. "So I’m delighted that she has agreed to take on this vital role driving development at such an exciting time for STV Drama.”

BBC One Orders Stephen Port Drama ‘The Barking Murders’, Pair Of Scotland-Set Dramas ‘The Victim’ & ‘The Cry’

More news out of the Edinburgh International TV Festival. BBC Director of Content Charlotte Moore, during her Meet The Controller session, announced a trio of new drama commissions for BBC One. The corporation's flagship channel has ordered three part drama The Barking Murders, a factual drama from Jeff Pope that explores the crimes of Stephen Port from the point of view of the families of his victims; and a pair of new drama that will be set and shot in Scotland - The Victim and The Cry.

STV Productions Scores Multi-Season ‘Antiques Road Trip’ Renewal From BBC

STV Productions has scored a multi-season renewal from the BBC for both Antiques Road Trip and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip. BBC One's Antiques Road Trip will return for fourth further seasons, for a total of 80 episodes; while BBC Two's Celebrity Antiques Road Trip will be back for another season of 20 episodes.