‘Downton Abbey’ star joins cast of new ITV brothel drama ‘Harlots’

ITV has announced the commission of Harlots, a new period drama set in 18th century Georgian London. A co-production between ITV and Hulu, the eight-part series will star Jessica Brown Findlay (Downton Abbey), Samantha Morton (Minority Report) and Lesley Manville (River). Written by playwright and screenwriter Moira Buffini (Jane Eyre, Tamara Drewe), Harlots is described as “a brand new take on the … >

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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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BBC One reveals cast for Sadie Jones’ ‘The Outcast’ adaptation

Downton Abbey actress Jessica Brown Findlay will star alongside George Mackay, Nathaniel Parker, Greg Wise and Hattie Morahan in BBC One’s The Outcast. Written by Sadie Jones and based on her best-selling novel, the two-part adaptation is described as “a deeply romantic, uncomfortably honest coming-of-age story set in booming post-war Britain”. The Outcast will air … >

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Win BBC One’s ‘Jamaica Inn’ on DVD!

To celebrate FremantleMedia International’s release of BBC One’s recent Jamaica Inn adaptation on DVD on Monday 26 May, we’ve got DVDs to give away to five of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter and tweet the following text: Follow @CultBoxTV and RT for a chance to win 5 … >

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‘Jamaica Inn’ Episode 3 review

If you haven’t enjoyed the first two episodes of Jamaica Inn – and one look at a newspaper will give you the hint that a few people fall into that camp – then there’s nothing in the final part that will change your mind. So you may as well go outside and enjoy the fresh … >

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