By Patrick Munn | May 1, 2019 - 2:04 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | March 26, 2019 - 6:19 pm | No Comments
BBC One has released a trailer for their upcoming legal thriller The Victim. The Victim is a legal thriller set in Scotland that is told through the eyes of both the plaintiff and the accused. On one side is Craig Myers, a hard working family man who is the victim of a vicious attack, after being identified online as a notorious child murderer. Is he simply the tragic victim of mistaken identity; or the dangerous killer he is suspected of being?
By Patrick Munn | March 13, 2019 - 2:38 pm | No Comments
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.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2017 - 10:30 am | No Comments
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.