Final season of ‘Inspector George Gently’ begins filming

The BBC has announced that the next season of Inspector George Gently will the the crime drama’s last. Two new feature-length films have started filming on location in Durham and the North East this week. Created by Peter Flannery and originally based on the Gently novels by Alan Hunter, Inspector George Gently first aired in April 2007 and 23 episodes have … >

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‘Line of Duty’ writer promises ‘more diabolical plot twists’ in Season 4

The creator of Line of Duty says he’s “looking forward to tormenting the nation” with the police corruption drama’s new season. Thandie Newton (Westworld, Crash) is joining the cast as DCI Roz Huntley, alongside returning regulars Martin Compston, Vicky McClure and Adrian Dunbar, and new cast members Jason Watkins (Being Human), Lee Ingleby (The A Word) and Royce Pierreson (Our Girl). … >

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Thandie Newton ‘thrilled’ to be joining ‘Line of Duty’ cast as Season 4 lead

Thandie Newton has been announced as the guest lead in the new season of Line of Duty. Jed Mercurio’s police corruption drama will move to BBC One in 2017 for its fourth season, which starts filming in Belfast this month. Written and created by Jed Mercurio, Line of Duty launched on BBC Two in June 2012 and the third season concluded earlier this … >

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Hermione Norris and Lee Ingleby join new ITV thriller ‘Innocent’

ITV has announced the commission of a new contemporary drama serial from the writers of A Mother’s Son and Mistresses. Hermione Norris (In the Club) and Lee Ingleby (The A Word) will lead the cast of Innocent, written by Chris Lang (Unforgotten) and Matt Arlidge (The Little House). The cast also includes Angel Coulby (Merlin), Daniel Ryan (Home … >

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US start date confirmed for BBC autism drama ‘The A Word’

BBC One’s hit autism drama The A Word will begin in the US next month. Starring Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo), Morven Christie (Grantchester), Greg McHugh (Fresh Meat) and Vinette Robinson (Sherlock), the six-part first season launched in the UK in March. Adapted by Occupation writer Peter Bowker from the Israeli series by Prisoners of War creator Keren … >

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BBC One orders second season of autism drama ‘The A Word’

The A Word will return to BBC One for a second season. The BBC announced today that six new 60-minute episodes have been commissioned. Adapted by Occupation writer Peter Bowker from the Israeli series by Prisoners of War creator Keren Margalit, The A Word launched on BBC One in March. Writer Peter Bowker commented: “I am delighted that the … >

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‘The A Word’ cast are hoping for Season 2

The cast of BBC One’s The A Word are keen to reprise their roles in a second season. Adapted by Occupation writer Peter Bowker from the Israeli series by Prisoners of War creator Keren Margalit, the six-part autism drama launched on BBC One last month. The cast includes Christopher Eccleston (Doctor Who), Lee Ingleby (Our Zoo), … >

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‘The A Word’ episode guide

BBC One’s The A Word tells the story of a family whose youngest son is diagnosed with autism. Adapted by Occupation writer Peter Bowker from the Israeli series by Prisoners of War creator Keren Margalit, the new six-part drama is a funny and thought-provoking series about parenthood and childhood and what it’s like to have … >

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