Bodyguard: series 2 talks are about to begin

Bodyguard, Jed Mercurio’s crime drama starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes, went on to become the BBC’s biggest drama of all time earlier this year – and talks about a second series are about to begin… Richard Madden, on the press tour for Bodyguard‘s US release, was chatting to Deadline about the possibility of a second … >

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Bodyguard: finale review

After keeping the nation on its toes for weeks, the BBC’s Bodyguard bowed out tonight but did it end on a high note? If Max Headroom wanted to make a return to the airwaves, tonight’s broadcast of the Bodyguard would have been the perfect broadcast to hijack. With its audacious storytelling, Liam Neeson levels of … >

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Bodyguard: episode 4 review

The BBC’s electric thriller, Bodyguard barrels into its fourth episode as it explores the aftermath of the latest bombing… There was something very Line of Duty about this week’s episode of Bodyguard. From the oodles of interior police station scenes to the suspicious, telling absence of Keeley Hawes to the shady stairwell conversations, this week … >

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Bodyguard: episode 3 review

As Jed Mercurio’s Bodyguard hits its midway point, the pace is starting to lag, but are Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes enough to keep the series watchable? That’s right, everyone. The Home Secretary really doesn’t care if you’re looking up b-o-o-b-s, but she does care if you’re looking up b-o-m-b-s. That’s a crucial difference and … >

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Line of Duty: series 5 has started filming

With his new series, Bodyguard doing gangbusters on BBC One right now, Jed Mercurio’s other crime drama, Line of Duty is gearing up for production on its fifth series, according to a tweet by the BBC. The fifth series, along with the sixth, was confirmed back in May 2017, with production set for September this year, so, as … >

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Bodyguard: episode 2 review

Racing into its second episode, BBC One’s Bodyguard fails to relent on the high stakes and terrific acting, as the terror level in the UK hits a staggering high. After the excruciatingly tense opening episode of Bodyguard, you really wouldn’t begrudge writer Jed Mercurio the chance to decompress. David Budd has been through the wringer … >

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Bodyguard: episode 1 review

The pairing of Keeley Hawes’ fierce talents in front of the camera and Jed Mercurio’s gripping scripts is always a potent combination. It’s the sign of a sure-fire hit, but does Bodyguard, their latest collaboration continue their winning streak? Mercurio has the habit of delivering killer openings and Bodyguard’s first episode is, perhaps, one of … >

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Line Of Duty series 5 filming start date revealed

UPDATE: At last night’s BAFTA Television Awards, Line Of Duty co-star Martin Compston was asked about when filming was due to start on the show’s fifth series. He confirmed that the production would be heading back to Belfast, and that the new run of the show would start filming in September. That’d tee it up nicely … >

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