‘Guerrilla’ trailer: Freida Pinto and Idris Elba star in Sky’s ’70s activism drama

The first trailer has been released for Sky Atlantic’s Guerrilla. Created by Academy Award®-winning writer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), the six-part drama series follows a group of activists in 1970s London. Guerrilla begins on Thursday 13 April on Sky Atlantic. The all-star international cast includes Freida Pinto, Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear, Nathaniel Martello-White, Daniel Mays, Denise … >

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ITV orders second season of Anna Friel drama ‘Marcella’

Marcella will return to ITV for a second season next year. Written by Swedish novelist Hans Rosenfeldt, the creator of The Bridge, the crime thriller launched on ITV in April with 8 million viewers and a 29% share of viewing. Set in contemporary London and described as “Scandinavian noir on the streets of Britain”, the eight-part first season saw Marcella … >

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‘Marcella’ Season 1 episode guide

ITV’s Marcella is a new original, multi-stranded crime drama from the creator of The Bridge. Written by Swedish novelist Hans Rosenfeldt, the eight-part series is described as “noir thriller told with Rosenfeldt’s unflinchingly multi layered Nordic style.” Anna Friel leads the cast, alongside Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael, Nicholas Pinnock (Fortitude), Ian Puleston-Davies (Being Human), … >

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‘Marcella’ Episode 6 review: A tense race against time

Continuing straight on from the previous episode, the start of this week’s Marcella is a tense race against time – driven not just by the ongoing quest to catch the killer but by the fact that he has kidnapped a young girl who was unfortunate enough to have witnessed the latest murder. Success follows failure … >

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‘Marcella’ Episode 4 review: Who is Grace’s killer?

Four episodes in and we’re still not in a position to comment on Marcella’s abilities as a detective – her reputation so far rests solely on the praise of boss Laura. Unquestionably, though, she has a talent for the criminal.  She smoothly adlibs her way out of last week’s discovery that she had been reviewing … >

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‘Marcella’ review: Episode 3 moves from intriguing to compelling

I don’t know if it’s just coincidence or whether a memo has gone round TV execs, but hot on the heels of Tom Hiddleston’s celebrated derrière in The Night Manager, Nicholas Pinnock’s bare bottom steals a few seconds of our attention partway through this week’s third episode of Marcella. With his lover Grace still missing, … >

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‘Marcella’ Episode 2 review: Anna Friel drama is still taking its time

The second instalment of ITV’s Marcella from the creator of Scandinavian hit The Bridge begins with Anna Friel’s character in an upmarket doctor’s consulting room, and if we hadn’t already worked it out from her ‘blackout’ last week it’s soon made very clear that she has a problem. Her doctor (Richard Cordery) drops plenty of intriguing hints … >

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