Martin Compston

Fear – Prime Video greenlights thriller for Compston and Mohindra

The pair will star as a married couple who relocate for a fresh start.  Thanks to Deadline and The Herald, we’ve learned that Martin Compston (Mayflies) is Glasgow bound. His next project, Fear, is based on Dirk Kurbjuweit’s German bestseller and co-stars Anjli Mohindra (The Lazarus Project). Fear A three-part psychological thriller, Fear tells the … >

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Nightsleeper – first look images from the real-time thriller (updated)

The series is helmed by Doctor Who director Jamie Magnus Stone.  Updated 23/11/23: With the show due next year, the BBC have released first images from its upcoming thriller Nightsleeper. The real-time drama, which takes place on an intercity sleeper service between Glasgow and London, follows a government agency’s frantic efforts to intervene in the … >

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‘SS-GB’ episode guide: What happens next?

SS-GB is a new thriller set against a Nazi occupied London. Adapted from Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel, the five-part drama series is penned by James Bond writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade (Spectre, Skyfall, Casino Royale). Buy the original novel on Amazon here. Detective Douglas Archer is played by Sam Riley, Barbara Barga by Kate … >

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‘SS-GB’ spoiler-free review: Episode 1 sets up a febrile atmosphere

‘Allo ‘Allo, what’s this? It’s November 1941, and it’s fourteen months after the Germans have won the Battle of Britain. Buckingham palace lies in ruins, Churchill’s been shot in front of a firing squad, swastika-emblazoned flags are draped over the nations landmarks. The bodies of Captain Mainwaring and the rest of the Home Guard of … >

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Reece Shearsmith and Sharon Rooney join BBC Two’s dark comedy ‘Stag’

BBC Two’s new comedy-thriller about the Stag weekend from hell has begun filming in Scotland. Created by Jim Field Smith (producer/director of The Wrong Mans) and George Kay (The Tunnel), Stag follows a meek schoolteacher (Jim Howick – Peep Show), his future brother-in-law (Stephen Campbell Moore – Our Zoo) and several obnoxious friends on a deer-stalking … >

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