BBC One’s WW2 drama ‘My Mother And Other Strangers’ begins filming

Filming has begun in Northern Ireland on Ballykissangel writer Barry Devlin’s new BBC One drama My Mother And Other Strangers. Set in Northern Ireland during World War Two, the five-part series follows the fortunes of the Coyne family and their neighbours as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a huge United States Army … >

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‘The Outcast’ Episode 2 review: A story tinged with loss and sadness

Last week’s opening episode of The Outcast focused on the events that led to Lewis Aldridge becoming a social outcast, after the tragic events surrounding his mother’s death. This concluding part picks up the story two years later as Lewis, now released from prison, settles back into ordinary life. “Welcome home, Lewis,” Tamsin Carmichael (Daisy … >

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‘The Outcast’ Episode 1 review: A beautiful piece of television

The Outcast, BBC One’s new romantic period drama, is based on the novel by Sadie Jones and adapted by Jones herself. Set against the backdrop of the post-World War 2 English countryside, we are introduced to Lewis Aldridge, a child whose tragic life circumstances led to him becoming the titular outcast of this two-part drama. … >

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‘The Outcast’ episode guide

Jessica Brown Findlay from Downton Abbey and Pride actor George Mackay star in BBC One’s The Outcast this month. Written by Sadie Jones and based on her best-selling novel, the new two-part adaptation is a deeply romantic, uncomfortably honest coming-of-age story set in booming post-war Britain. > Order The Outcast on DVD on Amazon. The … >

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‘The Outcast’ trailer: Sadie Jones adapts her novel for BBC One

BBC One has released a trailer for The Outcast, featuring Jessica Brown Findlay from Downton Abbey and Pride actor George Mackay. Written by Sadie Jones and based on her best-selling novel, the new two-part adaptation is described as “a deeply romantic, uncomfortably honest coming-of-age story set in booming post-war Britain”. > Order The Outcast on … >

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‘The Outcast’ first look: ‘Pride’ star in BBC One’s Sadie Jones adaptation

Three new promotional pictures have been revealed for BBC One’s The Outcast, featuring Pride actor George Mackay. Written by Sadie Jones and based on her best-selling novel, the new two-part adaptation is described as “a deeply romantic, uncomfortably honest coming-of-age story set in booming post-war Britain”. > Order The Outcast on DVD on Amazon. Airing … >

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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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‘Mr Holmes’ trailer: Ian McKellen as Sherlock Holmes

The first trailer for Ian McKellen’s upcoming Sherlock Holmes movie has been unveiled. Set in 1947, Mr Holmes sees the X-Men star play Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s private detective at the age of 93. Based on the novel A Slight Trick of the Mind by Mitch Cullin, the film is directed by Bill Condon and will … >

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