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Line Of Duty series 5: first script teased

The time to return to the world of AC-12 is edging closer, with Line Of Duty’s fifth series moving closer. Jed Mercurio has been putting together the scripts for the new run, that’s set to see Vicky McClure, Martin Compston and Adrian Dunbar all return. On his Instagram account, Compston has teased the start of...

Doctor Who series 11 goes up for pre-order, limited Steelbook details too

The series hasn’t aired yet, but the BBC is already offering Doctor Who series 11 for preorder. Listings for the DVD and Blu-ray released have now gone live at Amazon, albeit without a release date attached at this stage. What’s more, the pricing looks yet to be determined too. At the time of writing, Amazon...

Noel Clarke’s Bulletproof gets second series order

Noel Clarke has another hit on his hands, with his Sky One buddy cop show Bulletproof ending its successful first run with news of a second season order. The show has noted up Sky One’s biggest audience of the year, and it comes from the pen of Clarke, Ashley Walters and Nick Love. Clarke and...

David Tennant, Jessica Hynes for new BBC comedy drama

David Tennant and Jessica Hynes are on their way back to the BBC, with a new comedy-drama by the name of There She Goes. The series is penned by Shaun Pye, based on things that he and his family have been through. And it’ll see Tennant and Hynes as parents bringing up a nine-year old...

Inside No 9: Halloween special confirmed

The BBC has announced that we’re getting a bonus episode of the brilliant Inside No 9, with the news that a Halloween special is coming! It’ll be a brand new 30 minute episode, created by and starring Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith. It’ll be a ‘live’ episode, at least it says here. But we strongly...

The Horrible Histories and Yonderland team have a brand new BBC One show!

Now this is excellent news. We’re huge fans of Horrible Histories, Yonderland, and the movie Bill around these parts. Uniting the talents of Jim Howick, Ben Willbond, Matthew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas and Laurence Rickard, their work is fused with Monty Python influences. And it’s very, very funny. Family friendly, as well. We’re delighted...

Bodyguard: trailer for new drama from Line Of Duty creator

We’re very much looking forward to this one. Bodyguard is the new drama from Jed Mercurio, best known now for creating and writing Line Of Duty. He’s back working with Keeley Hawes on this project too, as she plays the British Home Secretary. Richard Madden, meanwhile, is her bodyguard. The drama is set to arrive...

Luther series 5: the first trailer lands

The return of Idris Elba as Luther is edging ever closer, and we’ve now got the first trailer for his return in series 5 of the show. It’s right here, in fact… We’ve not got a transmission date yet, but we’ll let you know when we do… January 2018 Idris Elba is suited up, as...

Keeping Faith, starring Eve Myles, now coming to BBC One

A word of mouth success, the mystery thriller Keeping Faith has proven to be quite a hit for the BBC Wales and S4C. Starring Torchwood’s Eve Myles, the show premiered on S4C in Welsh and BBC One Wales in English. Through the BBC’s iPlayer service, it’s notched up nearly 10 million viewers, too. Its popularity...

Father Brown: series 7 confirmed by BBC

The hit daytime TV show Father Brown has been greenlit again by the BBC. Series seven of the show, that’s based on the writing of G K Chesterton, has been given the go ahead, with Mark Williams set to reprise the title role. He’s joined in the cast by Sorcha Cusack, Jack Deam and Emer...