By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2020 - 8:58 am | No Comments
The A Word is getting a spin-off. BBC One has ordered Ralph And Katie, a spin-off of the Peter Bowker penned drama series. Leon Harrop and Sarah Gordy are on-board to reprise their roles from The A Word. Six episodes have been ordered for the show's first season.
By Patrick Munn | May 24, 2019 - 8:06 am | No Comments
Julie Hesmondhalgh (Broadchurch, Coronation Street), Sarah Gordy (Call The Midwife, Holby City) and David Gyasi (Troy: Fall of a City, Man in an Orange Shirt) have joined the cast of BBC One's drama series The A Word for its upcoming third season. They join returning cast members Max Vento, Morven Christie, Lee Ingleby, Molly Wright, Pooky Quesnel, Leon Harrop and Christopher Eccleston. Filming on season three is now underway in the Lake District and Manchester
By Patrick Munn | May 26, 2016 - 11:41 am | No Comments
Fresh off of the news that BBC Two has renewed Peaky Blinders and ordered new drama The Boy With The Topknot, BBC One has renewed Autism drama The A Word for a second season and given the greenlight to David Nicholls adaptation Us and Barbara Windsor adaptation Babs.
By Patrick Munn | October 26, 2015 - 4:17 pm | No Comments
BBC One has set the cast for The A Word. Christopher Eccleston (Fortitude), Morven Christie (Grantchester) Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo), Greg McHugh (Fresh Meat), Vinette Robinson (Sherlock) and newcomer Max Vento have been set as series regulars in the six episode drama series from Marvellous and From There To Here scribe Peter Bowker, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | November 19, 2014 - 11:39 pm | 1 Comment
At a special event in London, hosted by DG Tony Hall and Controller of Drama Commissioning Ben Stephenson, the corporation unveiled details of more than 40 hours worth of drama commissions, which will air on BBC One and BBC Two in 2015 and 2016.