Kaliane Bradley & Alice Birch

The Ministry of Time – BBC commissions new novel adaptation

The debut novel from writer Kaliane Bradley deals with a government initiative involving temporal ‘expats’.  Yesterday, the BBC announced a raft of new drama commissions. They include a drama made from James Graham’s hit play Dear England, which follows Gareth Southgate’s transformation of the national football team, and two more series of the Belfast set … >

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Dreaming Whilst Black - Martina Laird as Aunt Polly, Roger Griffiths as Uncle Claude, Adjani Salmon as Kwabena and Jo Martin as Grace

Dreaming Whilst Black – series cast confirmed ahead of July start

Following its 2021 pilot, Adjani Salmon’s award winning comedy returns for a full series.  With Dreaming Whilst Black landing in July 2023, the BBC have released images and cast details for the show. Evolving from web-series to a pilot, Dreaming Whilst Black blossoms into a six-episode series co-produced by Big Deal Films and A24 (Euphoria, … >

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Shuggie Bain

Shuggie Bain – Douglas Stuart’s acclaimed novel heads for the BBC

The 2020 Booker prize winner is coming to BBC One and iPlayer, adapted by its author.  The BBC have announced that writer Douglas Stuart is adapting his award-winning debut novel Shuggie Bain for television. Shuggie Bain is a heart-breaking story of pride, sexuality, addiction, and love. Inspired the writer’s own Glasgow childhood during the Thatcher … >

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