‘Broken’ first look: Sean Bean stars in Jimmy McGovern’s new BBC One drama

The first promotional image has been released for The Street writer Jimmy McGovern’s new primetime drama for BBC One. Broken began filming last year and is described as a “State of the Nation piece.” Sean Bean leads the cast of the six-part series as Father Michael Kerrigan, a Catholic priest presiding over a Northern urban parish. The Game of Thrones … >

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ITV orders second season of Anna Friel drama ‘Marcella’

Marcella will return to ITV for a second season next year. Written by Swedish novelist Hans Rosenfeldt, the creator of The Bridge, the crime thriller launched on ITV in April with 8 million viewers and a 29% share of viewing. Set in contemporary London and described as “Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain”, the eight-part first season saw Marcella … >

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‘Marcella’ Season 1 episode guide

ITV’s Marcella is a new original, multi-stranded crime drama from the creator of The Bridge. Written by Swedish novelist Hans Rosenfeldt, the eight-part series is described as “noir thriller told with Rosenfeldt’s unflinchingly multi layered Nordic style.” Anna Friel leads the cast, alongside Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael, Nicholas Pinnock (Fortitude), Ian Puleston-Davies (Being Human), … >

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