All posts tagged 'The Yorkshire Ripper'

ITV Orders True Crime Drama ‘The Yorkshire Ripper’

ITV has ordered The Yorkshire Ripper, a six part true crime drama series from the team behind Des and White House Farm that explores the investigation into the notorious serial killer,

BBC Four Acquires ‘The Plague’, Orders New Mark Gatiss Ghost Story ‘The Dead Room’ & More

BBC Four has acquired Spanish period drama The Plague in a deal with international distributor Sky Vision and given the green-light to The Dead Room, a new one-off ghost story from Mark Gatiss starring Simon Callow, Anjli Mohindra, Susan Penhaligon and Joshua Oakes-Rogers. Additionally, the channel has ordered a new factual series about the Yorkshire Ripper and a science documentary about eugenics. The programming announcements were made today by BBC Four Controller Cassian Harrison during a joint Meet The Controller session with BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland at the Edinburgh TV Festival. You can see the BBC Two shows that were announced here.