‘Doctor Foster’ writer to adapt his ‘King Charles III’ play for BBC Two

BBC Two has ordered a TV adaptation of the multi-award-winning ‘future history’ play King Charles III. Doctor Foster writer Mike Bartlett will adapt his own Olivier Award-winning script for the 90-minute drama, reuniting with Olivier Award-winner Rupert Goold, who directed the original Almeida Theatre production of the play. Written in blank verse, King Charles III sees Prince Charles ascend to the throne following the Queen’s death. … >

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‘Doctor Foster’ will return for Season 2

BBC One has announced that Doctor Foster will be back for a second season. Starring Suranne Jones (Scott & Bailey) and Bertie Carvel (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell), Season 1 concluded with a consolidated audience of 10.1m viewers last month. > Buy Doctor Foster on DVD on Amazon. Creator and writer Mike Bartlett commented: “I’ve … >

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Win ‘Doctor Foster’ on DVD!

Written by British playwright Mike Bartlett (The Town), BBC One’s Doctor Foster stars Suranne Jones as Doctor Gemma Foster. > Buy Doctor Foster on DVD on Amazon. To celebrate the release of Doctor Foster on DVD (out now), we’ve DVDs to give away to five of our Twitter followers, courtesy of BBC Worldwide! For a … >

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‘Doctor Foster’ Episode 5 review: Suranne Jones’ drama ends on a high

As adultery drama Doctor Foster bows out this week it ironically gives us the best episode so far. Tightly constructed and with real tension, the five-part series ends on a high. Mike Bartlett’s theatrical background is put to more solid use in the confrontation scenes between Gemma (Suranne Jones) and Simon (Bertie Carvel) but especially … >

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‘Doctor Foster’ episode guide

Scott & Bailey actress Suranne Jones stars in Doctor Foster, a new drama for BBC One. Written by British playwright Mike Bartlett (The Town), the five-part series stars Jones as Doctor Gemma Foster, a woman seemingly in control: she is a trusted GP, the heart of her town, a woman people can trust. The cast … >

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‘Doctor Foster’ Episode 4 review: Gemma’s professional life crumbles

After the seemingly climactic events last week in BBC One’s Doctor Foster, you’d be forgiven for thinking there was no more drama to be drawn from the Foster’s marital turmoil. How wrong you’d be. “So he still hasn’t admitted it?” inquires Gemma’s best friend Ros (Thusitha Jayasundera). “I doubt he ever will…we’re just moving on, … >

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‘Doctor Foster’ Episode 3 review: Bertie Carvel is brilliant this week

Now halfway through BBC One’s new five-part drama, this week’s episode of Doctor Foster catapults all the stories forward greatly, while providing startling revelations about life in the Foster household. With Gemma now intent on divorce, her plan to bring her husband down has its own share of setbacks. Suranne Jones continues to be excellent, … >

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