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Martin Freeman, Meera Syal and more join new BBC NHS birthday drama

The BBC has announced a brand new drama, that’s set to celebrate the 70th birthday of the UK’s National Health Service. It’s going by the name of To Provide All People, and has been penned by Owen Sheers. The drama will follow a single day in the NHS, zeroing in on a single hospital and...

Deadwood: new signs that HBO revival is happening

One of HBO’s most acclaimed series, the western Deadwood, was also one that ended prematurely. The show ended after three seasons, cancelled by the network thanks to not particularly impressive ratings. However, since it left our screens in 2006, rumours have rumbled about a revival. And more recently, it came to light that plans for...

Noughts And Crosses: new BBC series adds Being Human creator

Things are moving forward on a new BBC drama, an adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel, Noughts & Crosses. The book follows an alternative 21st century UK, one where people are segregated by the colour of their skin. Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has been hired to oversee the scripting of the six part...

Come Home: no plans for series 2, confirms writer

BBC One’s latest successful drama, Come Home, came to a close last night. The three part series starred Christopher Eccleston and Paula Malcolmson, and had followed a separated couple and ultimately the custody of their children. Danny Brocklehurst penned the drama, and in spite of the acclaim it’s received, he’s utterly resistant to a second...

American Gods season 2 filming has finally begun

It’s been a bumpy road to get this far, but filming has finally begun on the second season of American Gods. Since the first season debuted, Bryan Fuller has left as showrunner, and Gillian Anderson also departed the programme. Then, at the start of the year, Starz – the US network backing the show –...

Doctor Who series 11 filming is back on location in Cardiff

Production is ongoing on Doctor Who series 11, with the shoot at least three blocks of filming in. Much of the work has been done within the walls of Roath Lock Studios in Cardiff, as always. What’s surprising though is that despite the extensive location work that’s been undertaken – series 11 has filmed in...

Worzel Gummidge is being rebooted

Here’s a blast from the past: remember Worzel Gummidge? The talking scarecrow brought to the screen by the late, great Jon Pertwee? Well, he’s heading back to TV screens. A new take on Worzel is coming courtesy of Mackenzie Crook, who is both developing the new show, and set to take the title role. He’ll...

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em set for reboot, with Joe Pasquale linked

The television sitcom archives look set to be raided again, with the news that the Michael Crawford-headlined Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em could be getting a modern day reboot. Comedian Joe Pasquale has snagged the rights to the show, and presumably has his eye on the lead role of Frank Spencer. He confirmed to the...

Doctor Who: details of new 13th Doctor books

The BBC’s merchandise arm is set to make the most of Jodie Whittaker’s debut as the Doctor in Doctor Who this autumn, with news of some more books heading our way. This time, it’s a pair of children’s books that the BBC is releasing, for which the release date for the first has just been...