‘Jamestown’ trailer and start date: New World drama from makers of ‘Downton Abbey’

Sky1 has unveiled a new trailer and confirmed the start date for Jamestown. From the makers of Downton Abbey and The Last Kingdom, the eight-part drama series charts the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their lives in America. Jamestown is written by Bill Gallagher (Lark Rise to Candleford, The Paradise) and stars … >

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‘Jamestown’ trailer: First look at Sky1’s New World drama from ‘Downton’ makers

The first trailer has been released for Jamestown, Sky1’s new original British drama from the producers of Downtown Abbey. Written by Bill Gallagher (Lark Rise to Candleford, The Paradise), the eight-part series will chart the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their lives in America. Downtown Abbey executive producer Gareth Neame commented last year: … >

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BBC One orders second season of ‘Ordinary Lies’

Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst’s drama Ordinary Lies will return for six new episodes next year. The first season launched on BBC One in March, averaging a consolidated audience of over 6 million. > Order Ordinary Lies on DVD on Amazon. Writer and executive producer Danny Brocklehurst commented: “The audience response to the first series of … >

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‘Strike Back’ Season 5: ‘Legacy’ episode guide

Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton are back as counterterrorism operatives Sgt Michael Stonebridge and Sgt Damien Scott for a final season of Sky1’s Strike Back. The pair are joined by Lt Col Philip Locke (Robson Green), Sgt Julia Richmond (Michelle Lukes), DEA SA Kim Martinez (Milauna Jemai Jackson). New additions to the cast include Michelle … >

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‘Strike Back’ final season trailer and start date revealed

Sky1 has confirmed that the final season of Strike Back will begin next month. Philip Winchester and Sullivan Stapleton return as counterterrorism operatives Sgt Michael Stonebridge and Sgt Damien Scott, alongside Robson Green (Soldier Soldier) as Lt Colonel Philip Locke and Michelle Lukes (Alexander) as Sgt Julia Richmond. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 boxset … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ Season 1 episode guide

Set in a car showroom, BBC One’s Ordinary Lies is a new six-part drama from Shameless writer Danny Brocklehurst. With drama, tragedy, warmth and humour, each episode focuses on one of the colleagues and friends of JS Motors. From party-loving receptionists, Tracy and Viv, to enigmatic salesman, ‘Paracetemol’ Pete, each new and individual story questions … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ Episode 5 review: ‘Pete’

Mackenzie Crook’s ‘Pete’ has been spotted fleetingly in background scenes over the past four episodes of Ordinary Lies, but this week he’s centre stage. When two wide boys looking like club bouncers turn up at JS Motors to try out the cream of Mike’s fleet, anyone could see that they were up to no good. … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ Episode 4 review: ‘Rick’

At JS Motors this week Mike goes one step further for his workforce by opening up his home to mechanic Rick, who’s recently split up with his wife because she likes the curtains fully closed. Mike lives in palatial splendor, or what a footballer’s house in Warrington would look like. His wife Alison and two … >

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‘Ordinary Lies’ Episode 3 review: ‘Kathy’

This week’s installment of Danny Brocklehurst’s Ordinary Lies lets another former Rover’s barmaid show off her acting chops. Sally Lindsay is delicious as Kathy, the busy-body of the motoring world with a secret double life. On the surface Kathy is the dog loving, cardigan wearing, listening at the door with a glass, type of receptionist. … >

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