‘Night Manager’ and ‘Doctor Who’ writers join Channel 4’s Philip K. Dick sci-fi series

Channel 4 has announced the writers for its new ten-part anthology series based on the short stories of sci-fi novelist Philip K. Dick. Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston will be executive producing and appearing in the “hugely ambitious” drama, which will be written and executive produced by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica) and Michael Dinner (Justified) … >

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‘Life on Mars’ writer adapting YA novel ‘Noughts and Crosses’ for BBC One

BBC One has commissioned an adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s Young Adault novel Noughts and Crosses. The story of first love in a dangerous, adrenalin-fuelled fictional dystopia will be adapted by Youngers co-creator Levi David Addai and Life on Mars co-creator Matthew Graham. Produced by the makers of Poldark, Mammoth Screen, the TV series will be based on the first book in … >

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‘The Living And The Dead’ axed: Colin Morgan drama won’t get Season 2

The BBC has confirmed today that The Living and the Dead won’t be returning for a second season. Starring Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans) and Charlotte Spencer (Glue), the supernatural drama debuted on BBC iPlayer in June and concluded on BBC One last month. A BBC spokesperson told DS: “We are very proud of The Living and the Dead and would like … >

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‘The Living And The Dead’ episode guide

BBC One’s The Living and the Dead is a new supernatural drama from the creators of Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes. Directed by Alice Troughton (Merlin, In the Flesh), the six-part series stars Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans) and Charlotte Spencer (Glue).   Episode 1 Tuesday 28 June 2016, 9pm > Read our review. Somerset 1894. When a pioneering … >

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‘The Living And The Dead’ writer gives Season 2 update

The creator of BBC One’s The Living And The Dead has provided an update on the possibility of a second season. Starring Colin Morgan (Merlin, Humans) and Charlotte Spencer (Glue), all six episodes of  the supernatural drama debuted on BBC iPlayer last month and are currently airing on Tuesday nights on BBC One. > Read our 5-star review of the first episode. Asked … >

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‘The Living And The Dead’ review: Episode 3 is the scariest yet

Even scarier than the first two episodes, this third instalment of BBC One’s new supernatural drama surrounds the actions of a troubled lad and the all important harvest on which the village of Shepzoy depends. Thanks to a helpful pre-credits catch up, as Nathan (Colin Morgan) strolls across his wheat field, we are reminded that … >

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