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Nightsleeper – first look images from the real-time thriller (updated)

The series is helmed by Doctor Who director Jamie Magnus Stone.  Updated 23/11/23: With the show due next year, the BBC have released first images from its upcoming thriller Nightsleeper. The real-time drama, which takes place on an intercity sleeper service between Glasgow and London, follows a government agency’s frantic efforts to intervene in the … >

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Dodger: Christopher Eccleston returns as Fagin for three specials

A train robbery, a turkey hijack and the horrors of public school await.  The BBC have announced that its Dickensian family comedy Dodger is returning for three further specials. This follows a successful first run, which was the most-watched CBBC commissioned programme in the last 12 months. The show, which follows the exploits of characters … >

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Christopher Eccleston to star in BBC Dickens family drama

Christopher Eccleston, who played the ninth Doctor in Doctor Who, is cast in the role of Fagin in Dodger, a new ten-part family adventure based on the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. Eccleston’s ninth Doctor travelled back in time to meet Charles Dickens (Simon Callow) in the Series 1 Doctor Who episode The Unquiet Dead. … >

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