Retreat – Emma Corrin cast in new murder mystery from FX

The actor will play an amateur sleuth named Darby Hart in the ‘limited series’. Emma Corrin, best known for their award-winning role as Princess Diana in The Crown, has landed the lead role in Retreat, from The OA creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij. First reported by Deadline, Retreat is described thus: “Retreat is a … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 6 review

Well, if there’s one thing we’ve learned tonight, it’s that the writers of Babylon certainly know how to leave us on a heck of a cliffhanger! Seriously, we have to wait how long for the next episode?! Cliffhanger aside, there’s certainly a lot of excellent plotting on offer in this week’s finale. First of all, … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 episode guide

Following Danny Boyle’s pilot episode in February, Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s police drama Babylon is back with six new episodes. Welcome to London’s police force, with accusations of racism, the use of lethal force, and corruption all part of the daily routine. Luckily for the public, the capital city has the … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 5 review

After a rocky couple of episodes, it really feels like Babylon is back to full strength this week, with a barnstorming episode that finally brings lagging storylines up to a point of interest. One wonders whether the show would have worked better with a lower episode count, but regardless of such wonderings, it’s certainly nice … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 4 review

As predicted, this week’s episode of Babylon is all about the fallout from last week’s shock ending. And once again, the show veers more towards the dark drama side of the spectrum, with less black humour and witty putdowns than in previous weeks. However, unlike last week, this time the lack of comedy seems to … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 3 review

Say what you like about Babylon, but after tonight’s rug-pull ending, you certainly can’t say it’s predictable. The suicide of Commissioner Richard Miller certainly ups the ante for future instalments, a game-changing cliffhanger that left us both reeling and pondering what next for the remaining lead characters, all of whom will no doubt feel the … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 2 review

“Seriously? Police sponsorship? This kettling was brought to you by Morphy Richards?!” mutters Finn, in just one of the many brilliant one-liners spouted in this week’s Babylon, which continues to prove itself as a contender for the titles of the best and funniest cop show of the year. It’s not surprising to find the script … >

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‘Babylon’ Season 1 Episode 1 review

Returning after a successful pilot episode earlier this year, Channel 4’s new police and PR drama hits the ground running. There’s no chance of a refresher course in characters or situations here – it’s peddle to the metal, and as a result, we’re left with an opening instalment that is exhilarating from the off, with … >

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‘Babylon’ new season trailer

Channel 4 has released a trailer for the new season of Babylon, from Peep Show creators Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong. Following Danny Boyle’s pilot episode in February, the police drama returns with the first of six new episodes on Thursday 13 November. Watch the trailer… In the first episode, a private security firm calls the … >

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Channel 4’s ‘Babylon’ begins filming new series

The first full series of Channel 4’s police comedy-drama Babylon has begun filming in London. Following the show’s pilot episode in February, Channel 4 commissioned a six-part series to air this autumn. Brit Marling, James Nesbitt, Paterson Joseph, Bertie Carvel, Adam Deacon, Jill Halfpenny, Jonny Sweet and Nicola Walker will all reprise their roles in … >

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