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The Control Room to star Iain De Caestecker and Joanna Vanderham (updated)

Updated 12/05/22: With filming apparently complete, the BBC have released first-look images from The Control Room.  The upcoming drama, about an ambulance service call handler takes place in Glasgow. The released shots show its stars in character – Johanna Vanderham as Sam and Iain De Castecker as Gabe. Produced by Hartswood Films (Sherlock, Dracula), 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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Crime — BritBox reveals first-look images from Irvine Welsh drama

BritBox has unveiled a selection of initial images from Crime, the upcoming original thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh, which will wrap production in Edinburgh and Glasgow this month Set in Edinburgh and directed by James Strong (Liar, Broadchurch, and the forthcoming BBC drama Vigil) and David Blair (Isolation Stories, The Barking Murders), … >

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Crime — thriller based on Irvine Welsh novel starts production for Britbox

Production begins on BritBox thriller, Crime The thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh, begins production this week in Edinburgh and Glasgow for a duration of twelve weeks. Marking Welsh’s first adaptation for television, Crime will be exclusive to BritBox and will be available to subscribers in the latter half of 2021. It … >

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‘Man in an Orange Shirt’ pic: First look at Patrick Gale’s gay love story drama

The first promotional photo has been released for BBC One’s Man in an Orange Shirt. Telling two love stories, set sixty years apart, the two-part mini-series from the makers of Grantchester and Humans is the first screen drama from best-selling British novelist Patrick Gale. The tales are linked by family and by “a painting that holds a secret that echoes down the … >

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Vanessa Redgrave joins cast of BBC One drama ‘Man in an Orange Shirt’

The first screen drama from best-selling British novelist Patrick Gale has begun filming in London. BBC One’s Man in an Orange Shirt tells two love stories, set sixty years apart. The tales are linked by family and by “a painting that holds a secret that echoes down the generations.” Oscar-winning actress Vanessa Redgrave has been cast in the two-part … >

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‘One of Us’ episode guide

One of Us is a new thriller from the creators of The Missing. Set in the Highlands of Scotland and Edinburgh, BBC One’s four-part drama series sees a horrific double murder rock the lives of two families living side by side in rural Scotland. Buy One of Us on DVD on Amazon here. The cast … >

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‘One of Us’ review: Episode 3 really kicks things up a gear

As expected, the penultimate part of BBC One’s One of Us really kicks things up a gear. Several times before the close of Episode 3 I found myself thinking that this, surely, must be the end: the police arriving at the funeral!  Both families taken into custody! Rob’s confession! When it comes, the cliffhanger is … >

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