Watch new trailer for Tom Hardy’s epic BBC One drama ‘Taboo’

BBC One has released an epic 90-second trailer for Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new drama series. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, Taboo began filming in London in November 2015. The eight-part period drama’s first episode will air at 9.15pm on Saturday 7 January … >

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BBC One confirms start date for Tom Hardy drama ‘Taboo’

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new series Taboo will launch on BBC One in the new year. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, the eight-part period drama began filming in London last November. The first episode of Taboo will air on Saturday 7 January 2017 … >

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‘In the Dark’ first look: MyAnna Buring in ‘Ordinary Lies’ writer’s new thriller

The first promotional photo has been released of Ripper Street star MyAnna Buring in BBC One’s In the Dark. Adapted from bestselling novelist Mark Billingham’s books by Danny Brocklehurst (The Driver, Ordinary Lies), the new four-part series features Buring as Helen Weeks, a feisty yet fragile detective. In the Dark began filming in Manchester in April. The cast also includes Ben Batt, David Leon, Ashley Walters, Matt King, Clive … >

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‘True Blood’ star replaces Christopher Eccleston in ITV’s ‘Safe House’

Stephen Moyer and Zoe Tapper have joined the cast of Safe House. Four new 60-minute episodes of the drama will begin filming in Wales, Liverpool and Manchester later this month. The thriller series launched on ITV last April, averaging 6.5 million viewers and a 24% share. Season 1’s Christopher Eccleston, Marsha Thomason and Paterson Joseph were all originally due to return for … >

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E4 has axed ‘The Aliens’ after one season

It’s been confirmed that The Aliens won’t be returning to E4 for a second season. From the makers of Misfits and created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part comedy-drama launched on E4 earlier this year. The Aliens starred Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum), alongside Michael Smiley (Black … >

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MyAnna Buring to star in new BBC One crime thriller ‘In the Dark’

Ripper Street star MyAnna Buring will lead the cast of BBC One’s In the Dark, a new crime drama from the creator of Ordinary Lies. Adapted from bestselling novelist Mark Billingham’s books by Danny Brocklehurst (The Driver, Exile), the four-part series features Buring as Helen Weeks, a feisty yet fragile detective. The Downton Abbey actress commented: “What interested me was Danny Brocklehurst’s writing and working … >

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