Star Cops: Mother Earth Part 2 review

The second series of Big Finish’s Star Cops audios takes the threat posed by the Mother Earth terror group into unexpected new directions, as the tendrils of the anti-space colonisation conspiracy introduced in series one are revealed to reach even further than Nathan Spring and his team had suspected. The result is a strong and … >

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Star Cops: Mother Earth Part 1 review

In the summer of 1987, the BBC transmitted a show which fused the genres of science fiction and crime; Star Cops followed Nathan Spring, a traditional copper thrust into space as the head of the nascent International Space Police Force. Devised by Blake’s 7 script editor and Doctor Who scribe Chris Boucher, the show was … >

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BBC One orders adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ novel ‘The Moonstone’

Sarah Hadland (Miranda) and John Thomson (Cold Feet) will lead the cast of BBC One Daytime’s new dramatisation of The Moonstone. The five-part adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ mystery novel will air over five consecutive afternoons later this year as part of the BBC’s #LoveToRead season, supported by BBC Learning. It is being adapted for screen by Rachel … >

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Matthew Goode and Joely Richardson lead ‘The Hatton Garden Job’ movie cast

The cast has been announced for a new heist thriller based on last year’s extraordinary robbery of £14m worth of jewels from London’s Hatton Garden Vault. The Hatton Garden Job began filming in London this week and is the first movie to catalogue the remarkable burglary. Downton Abbey star Matthew Goode and Nip Tuck star Joely Richardson will head up the cast. The … >

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‘Vera’ Season 6 episode guide

Brenda Blethyn is back as Detective Chief Inspector Vera Stanhope in a sixth season of Vera. Set in contemporary Northumberland and Newcastle, ITV’s crime drama reunites Blethyn with co‐ stars Kenny Doughty, Cush Jumbo, Jon Morrison, Kingsley Ben‐Adir, Lisa Hammond and Riley Jones in four new stand‐alone films. Guest stars in Season 6 include Sharon … >

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