Martin Clunes as DCI Sutton in Manhunt

Martin Clunes will return as DCI Sutton in Manhunt II: The Night Stalker

Martin Clunes will reprise the part of DCI Sutton in a second series of Manhunt for ITV, announced today. Martin Clunes is once more starring as the former London Metropolitan Police detective, DCI Colin Sutton. Manhunt II: The Night Stalker, a four part drama, is the real life story of the police pursuit of a notorious … >

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‘True Blood’ star replaces Christopher Eccleston in ITV’s ‘Safe House’

Stephen Moyer and Zoe Tapper have joined the cast of Safe House. Four new 60-minute episodes of the drama will begin filming in Wales, Liverpool and Manchester later this month. The thriller series launched on ITV last April, averaging 6.5 million viewers and a 24% share. Season 1’s Christopher Eccleston, Marsha Thomason and Paterson Joseph were all originally due to return for … >

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‘Thirteen’ star Jodie Comer joins BBC One’s ‘Rillington Place’

BBC One’s new true crime drama Rillington Place has begun filming in Scotland. Written by Ed Whitmore (Silent Witness) and Tracey Malone (Born To Kill), the three-part drama is based on the real-life multiple murders undertaken by John Christie in Notting Hill in the 1940s and 1950s. The subsequent tragic miscarriage of justice, which led … >

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BBC One orders ‘Rillington Place’ drama based on shocking true story

BBC One has announced the commission of a new true crime drama from Silent Witness writer Ed Whitmore and Born To Kill writer Tracey Malone. Rillington Place is based on the real life multiple murders that took place around the late 1940s/early 1950s at the notorious address in Notting Hill. The three 60-minute episodes will … >

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ITV orders second season of ‘Safe House’

Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston will return to ITV next year for a new season of Safe House. The suspenseful event thriller launched in April, featuring Eccleston alongside Nicola Stephenson, Jason Merrells, Marsha Thomason and Paterson Joseph. Season 1 averaged 6.5 million viewers and a 24% share of the audience, winning its scheduling slot for … >

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‘Arthur and George’ Episode 3 review

‘We’ve found our man,’ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle announces midway through the final episode of ITV’s three-part drama Arthur and George. When the main character says something like this with an impenetrable air of confidence whilst there are still twenty five minutes of a finale left, you know there’s a plot twist yet to come. … >

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‘Arthur & George’ episode guide

Martin Clunes (Doc Martin) stars as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Arthur & George. ITV’s new three-part adaptation of Julian Barnes’s novel, based on an intriguing series of genuine events in the life of the novelist and physician who created the detective Sherlock Holmes, is written by Ed Whitmore (Silent Witness, Waking The Dead). The … >

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‘Arthur and George’ Episode 2 review

The second episode of ITV’s Conan Doyle based drama, Arthur and George, continues to impress after the strong precedent set by last week’s opener. This week sees the Sherlock Holmes author delving deeper into the mystery posed by George Edalji, the vicar’s son who was (dubiously) imprisoned over the slaughter of farm animals and now … >

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‘Arthur and George’ Episode 1 review

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle is undeniably one of the best loved figures in Britain’s literary history. ITV’s new three-part series Arthur and George has a lot to live up to. Spanning more than a century and spread across many different adaptions, the fanbase for Conan Doyle’s famous detective has arguably never been greater than … >

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