‘New Blood’ review: Episode 2 brings our two heroes together

Following on from last week’s excellent opener, the second instalment of BBC One’s New Blood brings our two heroes, and their two plots, together. And it’s not just chatting up of sisters this week (although there is a bit of that) – as the episode progresses it becomes apparent that David Leese, at whose office … >

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Watch trailer for Anthony Horowitz’s new BBC One crime drama ‘New Blood’

The first trailer has been released for BBC One’s new investigative drama, New Blood. Starring Mark Addy (Atlantis), Anna Chancellor (The Hour), Ariyon Bakare (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat), Mark Bonnar (Shetland) and Aiysha Hart (Atlantis) alongside newcomers Mark Strepan and Ben Tavassoli, the seven-part series is written by Foyle’s War creator Anthony Horowitz. New Blood follows two … >

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Mark Addy and Anna Chancellor join ‘Foyle’s War’ writer’s new drama

Further casting has been announced for BBC One’s new investigative drama, New Blood. Created and written by Anthony Horowitz (Foyle’s War, Collision), the seven one-hour episodes will show “a unique side of modern London, through the eyes of two outsiders.” Joining Mark Strepan (The Mill) and Ben Tavassoli (No Offence) are Mark Addy (Atlantis), Anna … >

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‘Trigger Mortis’ book review: The best James Bond novel in years

The title’s an unforgivable car-crash of a pun, which is a shame, because in Trigger Mortis Anthony Horowitz has managed to write the best Bond novel in years. Taking place two weeks after the events of Goldfinger (the novel), Trigger Mortis begins with Bond in a strange and strained domestication with Pussy Galore, the lesbian … >

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Cast announced for ‘Foyle’s War’ writer’s new BBC One drama

Newcomers Mark Strepan and Ben Tavassoli will lead the cast of BBC One’s new investigative drama, New Blood. Created and written by Anthony Horowitz (Foyle’s War, Collision), the seven one-hour episodes will show “a unique side of modern London, through the eyes of two outsiders.” Mark Strepan (The Mill) and Ben Tavassoli (No Offence) will … >

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‘Foyle’s War’ Season 8 Episode 3 review: ‘Elise’

This most recent (and sadly final) run of Foyle’s War has made excellent and appropriate use of its 1946 setting. Links to the Nuremberg trials in ‘High Castle’ and to the King David Hotel attack in ‘Trespass’ are both of their time. It would have been easy to give us generic crimes in a nostalgic … >

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‘Foyle’s War’ Season 8 episode guide

Michael Kitchen return to ITV as Senior Intelligence Officer Christopher Foyle in three new feature-length Foyle’s War films. Written by creator Anthony Horowitz and inspired by real events in the early Cold War, Season 8 follow Foyle’s battles in the dangerous world of espionage, at a time in our country’s history when political and foreign … >

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‘Foyle’s War’ Season 8 Episode 2 review: ‘Trespass’

‘Trespass’, the second episode in the new run of Foyle’s War, begins with British soldiers assaulting and arresting a Jewish settler in Palestine. This sets the theme right from the off for a story that involves the Middle East peace process, acts of terrorism, and a controversial ‘fringe’ political figure stirring up anti-immigrant feeling amongst … >

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