Period drama ‘Shibden Hall’ coming to BBC One and HBO from ‘Happy Valley’ writer

BBC One has announced the commission of an original new drama from BAFTA-winning writer Sally Wainwright. Shibden Hall will be co-produced with HBO. Created, directed and written by Sally Wainwright (To Walk Invisible, Last Tango In Halifax, Happy Valley), the eight part drama series is set in West Yorkshire in 1832 and is described as “a remarkable … >

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‘To Walk Invisible’ trailer: ‘Happy Valley’ writer’s Bronte sisters drama

The first trailer for BBC One’s new one-off drama about the Bronte sisters has been released. Written by Last Tango in Halifax creator Sally Wainwright, To Walk Invisible takes a new look at the extraordinary Brontë family, telling the story of these remarkable women who, despite the obstacles they faced, came from obscurity to produce some of … >

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‘To Walk Invisible’: First look at ‘Happy Valley’ writer’s Bronte sisters drama

The first promotional photo for BBC One’s new one-off drama about the Bronte sisters has been revealed. Writtten by Last Tango in Halifax creator Sally Wainwright, To Walk Invisible tells “the story behind three remarkable women who, despite the obstacles they faced, came from obscurity to produce some of the greatest novels in the English language.” Emily … >

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‘Happy Valley’ director brings Damilola Taylor drama to BBC One

BBC One has ordered a one-off film about murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor from the perspective of his father. Our Loved Boy will be directed by Euros Lynn (Capital, Happy Valley). Described as an “extremely moving film about fatherhood and family, justice and hope”, the 90-minute drama is written by award-winning screenwriter and playwright Levi David Addai in his debut for BBC … >

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Cast revealed for ‘Happy Valley’ writer’s Bronte sisters drama

The cast has been announced for BBC One’s new one-off drama about the Bronte sisters, writtten by Last Tango in Halifax creator Sally Wainwright. Emily Brontë, author of Wuthering Heights, will be played by Chloe Pirrie (An Inspector Calls) alongside Finn Atkins (Common) as her deeply ambitious older sister Charlotte, author of Jane Eyre. Charlie Murphy (Happy … >

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‘Happy Valley’ Season 2 episode guide

Sarah Lancashire (Last Tango In Halifax) returns as police sergeant Catherine Cawood in the new season of BBC One’s Happy Valley. As Season 2 opens, we join Catherine, the altruistic and forthright police sergeant who is back heading up her team of dedicated police officers in The Calder Valley in West Yorkshire. Tommy Lee Royce … >

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