Come Home: no plans for series 2, confirms writer

BBC One’s latest successful drama, Come Home, came to a close last night. The three part series starred Christopher Eccleston and Paula Malcolmson, and had followed a separated couple and ultimately the custody of their children. Danny Brocklehurst penned the drama, and in spite of the acclaim it’s received, he’s utterly resistant to a second … >

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Safe: Netflix drama lands Sherlock’s Amanda Abbington

Netflix has commissioned a new eight-part drama by the name of Safe, that comes from the pen of BAFTA-winning writer Danny Brocklehurst (who scored his gong for his writing work on Shameless). The show will focus on a gated community, where a paediatric surgeon is trying to raise his two daughters, following the death of … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ Season 2 episode guide: What happens next?

The second season of BBC One’s Ordinary Lies introduces viewers to a fresh array of compelling characters, each with their own tangled web of torrid secrets and lies. Based at the call centre and warehouse of sports sales company Coopers, the six-part drama follows Toke (Joel Fry), Wendy (Rebekah Staton), Belinda (Jill Halfpenny), Joe (Con O’Neill), Ash (Luke … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ return date confirmed for Season 2

Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst’s acclaimed drama series Ordinary Lies will return to BBC One later this month. From the makers of Happy Valley and Last Tango In Halifax, the drama’s second season introduces viewers to a fresh array of compelling characters, each with their own tangled web of torrid secrets and lies. The first season launched on BBC One … >

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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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‘Ordinary Lies’ first look: Season 2 cast photo revealed

The first photo has been released of the all-new cast for the second season of BBC One’s Ordinary Lies. Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst’s acclaimed drama series, from the makers of Happy Valley and Last Tango In Halifax, will return this autumn with six new episodes. The first season launched on BBC One in March last … >

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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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BBC One orders second season of ‘Ordinary Lies’

Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst’s drama Ordinary Lies will return for six new episodes next year. The first season launched on BBC One in March, averaging a consolidated audience of over 6 million. > Order Ordinary Lies on DVD on Amazon. Writer and executive producer Danny Brocklehurst commented: “The audience response to the first series of … >

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