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‘Poldark’ characters guide: Who’s who in Season 2?

Poldark returns to BBC One this autumn with ten new episodes of the Cornish period drama. Ross Poldark is back to settle his differences, but at what cost? Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. Here’s a guide to the characters in Season 2…   ROSS POLDARK (Aidan Turner) Ross’ dogged belief in justice and morality...

Everything we know about BBC One’s ‘His Dark Materials’ adaptation

BBC One is making a new drama series based on Philip Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy of novels, His Dark Materials. His Dark Materials has been published in more than 40 languages and has sold worldwide close to 17.5 million copies. Previous adaptations include Nicholas Hytner’s two-part stage production of His Dark Materials at the National Theatre...

‘Deutschland 83’ characters guide: Who’s who in new German drama?

Set against a perilous political backdrop and set amid real events, Deutschland 83 is Channel 4’s new German-language thriller. Created by German-American husband and wife team Anna Winger and Joerg Winger, the eight-part series reveals the experiences of Germans from both sides of the Berlin wall during a pivotal period of Cold War tensions where...

Everything we know so far about Season 2 of ‘Our Girl’

BBC One has announced that Our Girl will be coming back for a second season. However, it looks like the new episodes will be very different, with a new cast telling an all new story in a new setting. Here’s everything we know about Season 2 so far…   Why isn’t Lacey Turner returning as...

Everything we know about this year’s ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special

Doctor Who returns for its eleventh Christmas special this festive season. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. > Order ‘The Husbands of River Song’ on DVD on Amazon. >...

Everything we know so far about ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9

Doctor Who will return for a new season this autumn. This news summary will be updated regularly as more details are revealed, with the latest updates at the top of each section. Rumours and unconfirmed reports will be marked with a *. > Buy Season 9 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 9 on...

‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 bingo card

Rewatching last year’s season of Doctor Who before Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman return for more new adventures in September? We’ve created a bingo card to play along with! Well then, here we go again… > Buy Season 8 on DVD on Amazon. > Buy Season 8 on Blu-ray on Amazon. What did you think...

Who’s who in ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’?

Doctor Who writer Peter Harness (‘Kill the Moon’) has adapted Susanna Clarke’s bestselling novel Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell for BBC One. Set at the beginning of the 19th century, England no longer believes in practical magic, until the reclusive Mr Norrell vows to prove himself England’s greatest magician. > Order the DVD on Amazon. >...

‘Cucumber’ characters guide: Who’s who?

Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies returns to Channel 4 with Cucumber, a new drama series exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life. Find out who’s who with our guide to Cucumber‘s main characters…   Henry (Vincent Franklin) If something can go wrong, Henry will make sure that it does. He...