Endeavour - Roger Allam and Shaun Evans

Endeavour – Series 9 will be the last

The young Inspector Morse series will draw to a close after 36 episodes.  itv have announced that Endeavour, the series following the exploits of the young Inspector Morse, will finish in 2023. After ten years, producers Mammoth Screen, with writer Russell Lewis and stars Shaun Evans and Roger Allam, have mutually decided to bring the … >

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Irvine Welsh’s Crime – Series Two heads to ITVX

The show, starring Dougray Scott, will premiere on ITV’s new streaming service.  The second run of BritBox show Irvine Welsh’s Crime is set to land on ITVX. The new streamer from ITV is due to launch later this year; replacing ITV Hub, it’s also set to bring BritBox into many more customer homes. Crime, adapted … >

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A Spy Among Friends — ITVX launch drama

ITVX — new streaming service from ITV launches later this year

ITV has revealed its new streaming offering, ITVX, coming later this year New service ITVX (no exact date for launch beyond 2022) is billed as something unique in the UK — the first integrated advertising and subscription funded (AVOD/SVOD)  platform. On ITVX, viewers can choose to watch thousands of hours of content for free in an … >

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Stonehouse – Matthew Macfadyen & Keeley Hawes together in itv drama

Based on real life events, Matthew Macfadyen will play the disgraced Labour minister John Stonehouse.  itv have announced the commissioning of Stonehouse, a drama based on the life and times of the disgraced Labour politician. In November 1947, John Stonehouse, a high-flying member of Harold Wilson’s Government, vanished from a Florida beach. Leaving a neatly … >

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Louise Jameson joins the cast of itv’s Emmerdale

The beloved former Doctor Who companion and Eastender is bound for The Woolpack.   Louise Jameson, best known to cult TV fans as the savage Leela – a companion to the Fourth Doctor – is joining the cast of itv’s long-running soap opera Emmerdale. The actress will play Mary, the mother of longstanding character Rhona Goskirk … >

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Ridley — Adrian Dunbar’s new detective show begins filming

The actor has swapped Ted Hasting’s uniform for a consultancy role.  ITV have announced that Adrian Dunbar, best known as Line of Duty‘s plain speaking AC12 chief, has starting filming his new show. Ridley follows the story of a retired detective who resumes his partnership with a former protégée to solve cases. Here’s the blurb: … >

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