Dark Heart: new ITV drama starts on Halloween

Dark Heart, ITV’s new crime drama, starring Da Vinci’s Demons star Tom Riley and Bodyguard‘s Anjli Mohindra, has a premiere date… If Dark Heart sounds a little familiar then it’s because the original pilot aired back in 2016 on the late ITV Encore. It was such a hit with audiences, however, that ITV are now bringing it back for a … >

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‘King Charles III’ pics: First look at BBC Two’s new adaptation of the hit play

The first photos have been released for BBC Two’s upcoming TV adaptation of the multi-award-winning ‘future history’ play King Charles III. Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett has adapted his own Olivier Award-winning script for the 90-minute drama, reuniting with Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold, who directed the original Almeida Theatre production of the play. Written in blank verse, King Charles III is an imagining of … >

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‘Dark Heart’ trailer: Tom Riley stars in ‘Unforgotten’ writer’s new ITV crime drama

ITV Encore has released the first trailer for Dark Heart, a new crime drama from the writer of Unforgotten and the producer of The Missing. Set in London, the one-off two-hour drama is written by Chris Lang (A Mother’s Son) and based on the novel Suffer the Children by Adam Creed. Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demon) leads the cast as DI Will Wagstaffe, alongside Miranda Raison … >

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‘Close to the Enemy’ trailer: First look at Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama

The first trailer for Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama Close to the Enemy has been released. Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, the six-part series is mainly set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of the Second World War. Jim Sturgess (One Day) leads the cast, alongside Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel), Angela Bassett (American … >

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Tom Riley to star in new crime drama ‘Dark Heart’ from ‘Unforgotten’ writer

ITV Encore has announced the commission of of a new crime drama from the writer of Unforgotten and the producer of The Missing. Dark Heart will star Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demon, Doctor Who) as DI Will Wagstaffe, a man haunted by his past. Set in London, the two-hour drama is written by Chris Lang (A Mother’s Son), directed by Colin Teague (Jekyll & Hyde) and based … >

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Paddy Considine joins ‘Peaky Blinders’ cast for Season 3

The new season of BBC Two’s award-winning gangster drama Peaky Blinders begins filming tomorrow. Opening on Tommy Shelby’s wedding day, Season 3 sees Tommy Shelby pulled into the glamorous and dangerous world of international intrigue in 1920s Britain, putting his entire organisation and family at risk, and forcing him to question everything about his own … >

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Exclusive: Will there be a ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ sequel?

Doctor Who writer Peter Harness has revealed that he’d “love to carry on” BBC One’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell. His seven-part adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s epic novel concluded last night. Speaking exclusively to CultBox to promote the show’s release on DVD and Blu-ray this week, Harness told us: “I’m sure that if Susanna wrote … >

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Exclusive interview: ‘Doctor Who’ writer Peter Harness on adapting ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’

BBC One’s adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell concluded on BBC One last night. Set at the beginning of the 19th century, England no longer believes in practical magic, until the reclusive Mr Norrell vows to prove himself England’s greatest magician. > Order the DVD on Amazon. > Order the Blu-ray on … >

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Watch a hilarious outtake from ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’

A brilliant blooper from the filming of Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell has appeared online. The epic seven-part fantasy drama concludes on BBC One at 9pm this Sunday. > Order the DVD on Amazon. > Order the Blu-ray on Amazon. Watch the clip, featuring Enzo Cilenti as Childermass… Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell is released … >

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