5 of the best one-off characters in ‘Merlin’

Merlin’s ensemble cast was brilliant – each actor was nothing like any other adaption of their character. As the writers say in the DVD extras, two strong actors were needed who had already got a big reputation as a foundation for the story, which ended up being Richard Wilson as Gaius and Anthony Head as … >

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‘One Child’ episode guide

Katie Leung (Harry Potter, Run) stars in One Child, BBC Two’s new drama mini-series from Blood And Oil writer Guy Hibbert. Leung play a young Chinese-born woman adopted by Anglo-American parents struggles with who she really is and where her loyalties lies. Mei, a first-born Chinese girl adopted by an American mother and British father, … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ writer confirms axe

Charlie Higson has confirmed the rumours that Jekyll and Hyde will not be returning for a second season. It was reported yesterday that ITV had axed the fantasy adventure drama following disappointing ratings, after last month’s final episode attracted just 1.8m viewers. Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert … >

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Will there be a second season of ‘Jekyll and Hyde’?

ITV has apparently axed Jekyll and Hyde following disappointing ratings for its first season. Created by Charlie Higson (The Fast Show) and inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, the ten-part action adventure drama launched in October with 4.3m (18.9%) viewers. However, the final episode last month … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Season 1 episode guide

Tom Bateman, Richard E Grant and Natalie Gumede join forces in Jekyll and Hyde, ITV’s new ten-part action adventure drama. From an idea conceived by acclaimed novelist Charlie Higson (The Fast Show), the series has been inspired by The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson. > Like Jekyll and … >

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‘Jekyll and Hyde’ Episode 7 review: ‘The Reaper’

For this conclusion to last week’s action-packed first part, ‘The Reaper’ reigns in the scope and focusses on the emotional – as Robert fights to save the life of his younger brother Ravi. Sadly, Spring-Heeled Jack is dispatched rather rapidly (a real shame that the character, who really fitted the world of the show, didn’t … >

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