Why has ITV never found its own ‘Doctor Who’?

This month brought the sad news that fantasy adventure series Jekyll and Hyde has been cancelled after only one season due to disappointing ratings. Charlie Higson’s ten-part drama was the latest in a line of ITV shows to have aired over the past decade that have tried to ape the family-friendly success of Doctor Who. … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ writer confirms axe

Charlie Higson has confirmed the rumours that Jekyll and Hyde will not be returning for a second season. It was reported yesterday that ITV had axed the fantasy adventure drama following disappointing ratings, after last month’s final episode attracted just 1.8m viewers. Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert … >

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Will there be a second season of ‘Jekyll and Hyde’?

ITV has apparently axed Jekyll and Hyde following disappointing ratings for its first season. Created by Charlie Higson (The Fast Show) and inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, the ten-part action adventure drama launched in October with 4.3m (18.9%) viewers. However, the final episode last month … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Season 1 episode guide

Tom Bateman, Richard E Grant and Natalie Gumede join forces in Jekyll and Hyde, ITV’s new ten-part action adventure drama. From an idea conceived by acclaimed novelist Charlie Higson (The Fast Show), the series has been inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. > Like Jekyll and … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Episode 7 review: ‘The Reaper’

For this conclusion to last week’s action-packed first part, ‘The Reaper’ reigns in the scope and focusses on the emotional – as Robert fights to save the life of his younger brother Ravi. Sadly, Spring-Heeled Jack is dispatched rather rapidly (a real shame that the character, who really fitted the world of the show, didn’t … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Episode 6 review: ‘Spring Heeled Jack’

As we enter the second half of this ten-part first season, ITV’s Jekyll and Hyde feels like it is just getting into its stride. This week’s story episode finally has Richard E Grant’s Bulstrode meet Robert, at last delivering on the premise that the series promised all the way back in its opening episode – … >

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