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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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Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott bring ‘The Dresser’ to Brighton

Reece Shearsmith (Inside No 9) and Ken Stott (The Missing) will star in the revival of The Dresser this autumn. Sean Foley’s revival of Ronald Harwood’s play arrives at Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 20 September until Saturday 24 September, directly prior to a West End transfer. Buy tickets at atgtickets.com/brighton or by phoning 0844 871 7650. A … >

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Michelle Fairley and Robert Sheehan join ‘Fortitude’ cast for Season 2

Sky Atlantic has announced a number of high-profile cast additions for the second season of Fortitude. Set in a fictional community located on Svalbard in Arctic Norway, the psychological thriller series launched in January 2015 and is Sky Atlantic’s biggest drama commission to date. Season 1 has been sold to over 170 territories around the … >

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‘War and Peace’ episode guide

Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies has adapted Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece War and Peace for BBC One. Directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), the six-part series stars Lily James (Downton Abbey) as Natasha Rostova, James Norton (Grantchester) as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Paul Dano (12 Years A Slave) as Pierre Bezukhov. The cast also includes … >

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‘War and Peace’ Episode 5 review: Natasha is broken

I shouldn’t like to have lived in the Russia of War and Peace, as pretty as it may have been. The consequences of Natasha’s momentary lapse of sanity have come to light: James Norton plays Andrei here with a stoicism so fragile you can see his brokenness leaking out through the fractures in it – … >

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Win BBC One’s ‘War and Peace’ on Blu-ray!

Andrew Davies’ new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel War and Peace arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 8 February. Set in Russia, 1805 and starring Paul Dano (Love and Mercy), Lily James (Downtown Abbey) and James Norton (Happy Valley), the epic six-part series is also available to download and keep from BBCStore.com. > … >

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‘War and Peace’ Episode 4 review: This has become stressful television

So, sweet Natasha and nice Andrei get themselves engaged after all – but there’s a catch! At his grumpy dad’s insistence, he has to spend a year abroad first, backpacking through Europe, presumably. This will definitely end well for our lovebirds, won’t it? Meanwhile, Nicolai’s mum and dad politely request that he marry a nice … >

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