Channel 4 orders two more seasons of ‘Catastrophe’

Channel 4 has announced the recommission of hit comedy Catastrophe for another two seasons. Written by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, the show launched on Channel 4 last year and follows an Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and an American man (Rob Delaney) who must navigate instant pregnancy and genuine disaster as they struggle to fall in love … >

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Sky1 orders full season of crime comedy ‘Agatha Raisin’

Ugly Betty star Ashley Jensen will return as Agatha Raisin for a full season of Sky1’s quirky crime drama. Following the success of last year’s one-off Christmas special, Agatha Raisin and The Quiche of Death, Sky1 has commissioned eight new 60-minute episodes. The new season will see Jensen resume her role as the notorious Agatha, … >

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Channel 4 orders second season of ‘Catastrophe’

Channel 4 has announced the recommission of new comedy Catastrophe for a second season. Written by and starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney, the show launched on Channel 4 last week and pulled in an average consolidated audience of 1.2 million viewers. Catastrophe follows an Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and an American man (Rob Delaney) … >

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‘The Escape Artist’ finale review

The final episode began with the prospects of a conviction looking shaky. The defence had already rocked Will Burton’s eyewitness testimony and so the prosecution team were leaning heavily on their two pieces of physical evidence. Within a few short scenes, the razor sharp Maggie Gardener (Sophie Okenodo) had eviscerated both.

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‘The Escape Artist’ Episode 1 review

Workaholic junior barrister Will Burton (David Tennant) has a happy home life with his wife and son, splitting their time between an attractive London flat and a country cottage. He also enjoys professional acclaim and a healthy professional rivalry with one of his contemporaries, Maggie Gardner.

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