‘W1A’ is returning to BBC Two for a third season

It’s been confirmed today that W1A will be back for a brand new season later this year. Written and directed by creator John Morton, six new 30-minute episodes will begin filming next month. The official synopsis reads: “The BBC’s Head of Values, Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), is once again throwing open the revolving doors to New Broadcasting … >

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BBC One reveals start date and trailer for Agatha Christie’s ‘Witness for the Prosecution’

From the makers of last year’s hit And Then There Were None, BBC One’s latest Agatha Christie adaptation will air this Christmas. Based on Christie’s 23-page short story, The Witness For The Prosecution is adapted by writer Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy). Filming on the two-part drama began in Liverpool in August, with a cast led by Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City), … >

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‘The Witness For The Prosecution’ episode guide: What happens next?

The makers of last year’s hit And Then There Were None have now adapted Agatha Christie’s The Witness For The Prosecution for BBC One. Based on Christie’s 23-page short story, the new two-part drama is adapted by writer Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy). Filming began in Liverpool in August, with a cast led by Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City), Toby Jones … >

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‘Witness for the Prosecution’ first look: Kim Cattrall in new Agatha Christie drama

The first promotional photo has been unveiled for BBC One’s The Witness For The Prosecution. Based on Agatha Christie’s 23-page short story, the new two-part drama is being adapted by writer Sarah Phelps (The Casual Vacancy) and the makers of last year’s hit And Then There Were None. Filming began in Liverpool in August, with a cast led by Kim Cattrall (Sex … >

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Kim Cattrall and Toby Jones to star in BBC One’s new Agatha Christie adaptation

Filming begins in Liverpool today on The Witness For The Prosecution, from the makers of last year’s hit And Then There Were None. Writer Sarah Phelps (And Then There Were None, The Casual Vacancy) and director Julian Jarrold (The Crown, Appropriate Adult) will adapt Agatha Christie’s 23-page short story as for BBC One. Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Andrea Riseborough (Oblivion), Kim Cattrall … >

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Sky Arts are adapting Neil Gaiman’s ‘Likely Stories’ for TV

Johnny Vegas and Tom Hughes will star in Sky Arts’ new adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Likely Stories. Directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (20,000 Days on Earth), the new four-part series is a collection of Neil Gaiman’s short stories, all set in London. Pulp frontman and solo artist Jarvis Cocker will compose the music … >

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‘The Casual Vacancy’ Episode 3 review

With the parish council election looming over Pagford, it’s too close to call between mummy’s boy Miles Mollison and wheezing Colin Wall. In the end Miles wins the coveted chair and no time is wasted on the vote on the fate of Sweetlove House. As newly elected Miles raises his hand in favour of the … >

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‘The Casual Vacancy’ Episode 2 review

In not so sleepy Pagford, Barry’s body is hardly in the ground and his ghost is causing havoc amongst the council candidates. As tensions rise and suspicion breeds paranoia, we discover that the voice from the grave is actually that of ‘Arf’ Price (it really is the quiet ones you have to watch). At last … >

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‘The Casual Vacancy’ Episode 1 review

Being invited in to a world conjured up by the literary superstar J.K. Rowling was always going to be an event and we’ve been anticipating Sarah Phelps’ adaptation of The Casual Vacancy with excitement and gusto. And so we delved down the rabbit hole into the quaint English town of Pagford, where not everything was … >

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10 things we learned from the press launch for ‘The Casual Vacancy’

A press launch for BBC One’s upcoming adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy was held in London last week. Based on the Harry Potter author’s global bestseller, the three-part mini-series begins at 9pm on Sunday 15 February on BBC One. The Casual Vacancy is adapted for TV by Sarah Phelps (The Crimson Field) and stars … >

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