Damien Molony - the new Jim Bergerac

Damien Molony is the new Jim Bergerac

Zoë Wanamaker and Phillip Glenister will also star in a contemporary version of the Jersey-based detective series.  In April, we heard that Toby Whithouse was behind a re-imagined Bergerac, the classic 80s crime series. Now, the casting is in place, with Damien Molony taking on the title role of Jim Bergerac. The Irish actor’s previous … >

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John Nettles as Jim Bergerac in his 1947 Triumph Roadster

Bergerac is returning, re-imagined by Toby Whithouse

The show becomes a 6-part crime series for Drama and UKTV Play.  Based on the exotic location of Channel Island of Jersey, Bergerac bestrode the BBC One schedules for a decade. With nine series and numerous Christmas specials, it was the Death in Paradise of its day. Created by Robert Banks Stewart in 1981, detective … >

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Louise Jameson joins the cast of itv’s Emmerdale

The beloved former Doctor Who companion and Eastender is bound for The Woolpack.   Louise Jameson, best known to cult TV fans as the savage Leela – a companion to the Fourth Doctor – is joining the cast of itv’s long-running soap opera Emmerdale. The actress will play Mary, the mother of longstanding character Rhona Goskirk … >

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Britbox Christmas 2020

Britbox Christmas 2020 nostalgia and a Black Friday Deal!

Britbox Christmas 2020 promises nostalgia with a bumper selection of titles they have just released Yesterday (November 26) Britbox released 58 new titles (it’s taken us a while to count) and most of them are for the festive season. The list reads like a who’s who of classic British TV with a mix of sitcoms, dramas … >

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Rewind: ‘Star Cops’ revisited

Created by Chris Boucher, former Blake’s 7 and Bergerac script editor, Star Cops was effectively a police procedural in space and one of the rare occasions where the BBC attempted to do some serious sci-fi; no bug-eyed monsters here, just duplicitous, criminal human beings. What was it about? Laid back Nathan Spring is a traditionalist … >

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