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 5 review

With one week left until the finale, BBC One’s Bodyguard still has viewers in a vice with no signs of letting up… It’s genuinely quite remarkable to see a series like Bodyguard, which is keeping dozens and dozens of plates spinning, fail to answer any of our lingering questions before the finale. Jed Mercurio has … >

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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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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 creator making new show for BBC One

Now this is good news. Jed Mecurio, the writer behind the brilliant Line Of Duty, has a new project lined up at the BBC. It’s going by the name of Bodyguard, and will follow a former soldier – played by Richard Madden – who comes home to join the protection brand of the London Metropolitan … >

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