The Lazarus Project

Sky calls time on The Lazarus Project

The show won’t be resurrected for a third series.  Despite its recent BAFTA Cymru win and a TV BAFTA nomination for the show’s star Paapa Essiedu, Sky won’t be commissioning a third run of The Lazarus Project. The sci-fi thriller, from writer Joe Barton (Giri/Haji), followed the exploits of an agency with the ability to … >

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The Lazarus Project Series 2

The Lazarus Project – Series 2 trailer and launch date

Paapa Essiedu, Anjli Mohindra, Tom Burke, Vinette Robinson and Caroline Quentin return for the second series of Sky’s sci-fi thriller.  Updated 25/10/23: The full, action-packed trailer for The Lazarus Project series 2 lands. Seemingly aware of the inherent complications, there’s a gag about Back to the Future as we get an insight into the time … >

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The Other One series 2

The Other One series 2 starts filming in Manchester

The Other One series 2 has started filming in Manchester Created and directed by award-winning comedian Holly Walsh (creator of The Other One series one, Motherland), who co-writes and executive produces the series with Pippa Brown (The Other One series one, Psychobitches), xifollows a girl called Catherine Walcott and another girl called Catherine Walcott — … >

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‘Dickensian’ won’t be returning for Season 2

The BBC has confirmed that Dickensian has been axed after just one season. The 20-part period drama series launched last December, initially attracting over 5 million viewers. However, had halved by the show’s tenth episode. Created by Tony Jordan (Hustle), Dickensian was set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens’ critically acclaimed novels and cost an estimated £10m to make. > Buy Dickensian … >

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‘Dickensian’ Episode 20 review

Here we are at last. Dickensian Episode 20, finally. Sorry, I meant, finale. The finale. Ahem. There were times I thought we’d never get here. Even if you have enjoyed Every Single Episode of Tony Jordan’s cobble-stone uneven and overly long literary mash-up prequel, you have to admit it feels like it’s been on forever. … >

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‘Dickensian’ episode guide

Stephen Rea, Pauline Collins, Caroline Quentin and Peter Firth lead the cast of BBC One’s Dickensian. Created by Tony Jordan (Hustle), the 20-part drama series is set within the fictional realms of Charles Dickens’ critically acclaimed novels. Dickensian brings together some of literature’s most iconic characters, including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham, as their lives … >

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‘Dickensian’ Episodes 16-17 review: The show lives up to its promise

Finally. Finally! After weeks of meandering storylines and terrible double entendres, Dickensian lives up to the promise of its beginnings, with two episodes that are entertaining, and both for different reasons. This is what the show should’ve been like all along. So while I usually lump both together in a review, it’s worth separating them … >

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‘Dickensian’ Episodes 14-15 review: We’ll get through this

It struck me, entering Hour Seven of Dickensian, and staring down the double-barrel of another of Mrs Bumble’s excruciating entendres (her Figgy Dowdy is ‘Extra moist’ this week), that this is a series which is a full four hours longer than BBC One’s War and Peace, and yet feels like it has half as much … >

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