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William Martin

When does the final season of ‘Inspector George Gently’ start?

The start date has been confirmed the final season of Inspector George Gently. Created by Peter Flannery and originally based on the Gently novels by Alan Hunter, Inspector George Gently first aired in April 2007 and 23 episodes have been made so far. Buy the complete Season 1-7 box set on Amazon here. Two new feature-length films began … >

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‘Howards End’ first look: Hayley Atwell and Matthew Macfadyen in new adaptation

The first promotional photo has been released for BBC One’s new adaptation of Howards End. The upcoming four-part drama series stars Hayley Atwell (Agent Carter), Matthew Macfadyen (Ripper Street) and comedian Tracey Ullman. Oscar-nominated screenwriter and playwright Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea, Gangs of New York) has adapted E.M. Forster’s classic novel for the BBC and … >

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‘Sherlock’ writer Mark Gatiss directing ‘Queers’ monologues for BBC Four

BBC Four has announced a series of all-star monologues as part of the BBC’s Gay Britannia season this summer. Curated and directed by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Doctor Who), Queers will feature Ben Whishaw, Alan Cumming, Rebecca Front, Russell Tovey, Gemma Whelan, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan and Fionn Whitehead each delivering a 15-minute monologue. The eight episodes will … >

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CBBC is bringing back live kids telly to Saturday mornings

A new “live entertainment extravaganza” will begin airing every Saturday morning on CBBC this autumn. The series will continue in the tradition of classic Saturday morning programmes like Going Live!, Saturday Superstore and Multi-Coloured Swap Shop. Set to be titled Live & Dangerous, the show will be broadcast live from MediaCityUK and “packed full of celebrity guests, … >

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‘Trust Me’ preview: Jodie Whittaker stars in ‘The Five’ writer’s new BBC One thriller

A new promotional photo of Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker in BBC One’s Trust Me has been released. The four-part character-led thriller from The Five writer Dan Sefton began filming in Scotland in February and tells the story of a hardworking and skilled nurse, who, having lost her job for whistleblowing, is forced to take drastic measures to … >

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When does ‘Ripper Street’ Season 5 start on BBC Two?

Ripper Street will return to BBC Two next month for a final season. Following the grisly death of Detective Inspector Bennet Drake (Jerome Flynn), the six new episodes reunite his old friends, Detective Inspector Edmund Reid (Matthew Macfadyen), surgeon Captain Homer Jackson (Adam Rothenberg) and ‘Long’ Susan Hart (MyAnna Buring) to bring his murderer to … >

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‘Man in an Orange Shirt’ pic: First look at Patrick Gale’s gay love story drama

The first promotional photo has been released for BBC One’s Man in an Orange Shirt. Telling two love stories, set sixty years apart, the two-part mini-series from the makers of Grantchester and Humans is the first screen drama from best-selling British novelist Patrick Gale. The tales are linked by family and by “a painting that holds a secret that echoes down the … >

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Everything we know so far about ‘Doctor Who’ Season 11

This news summary on the eleventh 21st Century season of Doctor Who will be updated regularly as more details are revealed.   Who are the executive producers? Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall will take over as lead writer and executive producer when Steven Moffat departs at the end of Season 10 in 2017. Matt Strevens (Misfits, An … >

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