Crossfire – first details of new Keeley Hawes drama for BBC One

The 3-part thriller show will also star Josette Simon and Lee Ingleby.  The BBC have released the first details of their upcoming drama series Crossfire. Set at a Canary Islands resort, the story will feature a gun attack and its implications on both holidaymakers and staff. Keeley Hawes leads the cast, which also includes Josette … >

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Superman & Lois finally lands a UK home on BBC One

The show, starring Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch will come to Saturday nights this December.  After a lengthy wait to find a UK broadcaster, the BBC have announced they have acquired Superman & Lois. Part of the ‘Arrowverse’ of Greg Berlanti-produced shows which air on the CW in the US, the series span out of … >

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Lockdown viewing

Lockdown viewing — Ofcom reports on what we watched in 2020

As Britain is (we trust) approaching the end of this phase of the pandemic, the latest Ofcom report tells us about out lockdown viewing habits Ofcom has published its annual report, Media Nations 2021. It’s a wealth of information on our viewing and gives a UK perspective on the global evolution of viewing habits. We walk … >

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BBC reveals the top 10 iPlayer episodes of 2017

It was a very big year for the BBC’s iPlayer service, with the BBC announcing that on average 272 million programmes were streamed a month in 2017. Figures were up 11% on 2016, with 3.3 billion requests for programmes in total across the 12 months. Which is rather a lot. Furthermore, the BBC has also … >

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