Playdate – Disney+ announces cast for a new UK thriller

Adapted from Alex Dahl’s bestseller, Playdate stars Andor’s Denise Gough.  Disney+ have revealed the cast of their upcoming five-part thriller, which they describe as a “gripping five-part psychological drama.” Adapted from Alex Dahl’s bestseller, Playdate tells the story of a kidnapping… Elisa’s world is turned upside down when her young daughter Lucia is kidnapped at a sleepover. Who is the … >

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The Red King – Alibi commission a mystery-thriller from Toby Whithouse

The six-part series is a “genre bending mystery, combining drama, suspense and horror.” UKTV Alibi have announced a major new commission from Toby Whithouse (Being Human, The Game) entitled The Red King. Filming has begun on the show which comes from Quay Street Productions. Anjli Mohindra (Vigil) leads the show as detective Grace Narayan. She’s … >

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The Hoard – Channel 5 announce new thriller led by Neil Morrissey

The drama also stars James Buckley and Fay Ripley.  Channel 5 have announced The Hoard, a new primetime thriller series for 2023. The show, set in the world of treasure hunters, stars Neil Morrissey (Line of Duty), with James Buckley (The Inbetweeners) and Fay Ripley (Cold Feet.) Here’s the premise of The Hoard: The Hoard … >

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Men Up – a new BBC drama inspired by the Swansea Viagra trials

Russell T Davies executive produces the feature length Man Up with his long-time collaborator Nicola Shindler.  It was fresh information to us that early medical trials of the drug Viagra were performed in Swansea. Now, those trials have inspired a new drama, Men Up from writer Matthew Barry (Industry, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). Men Up … >

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After the Flood – itv commissions new drama starring Sophie Rundle

The show comes from Nicola Shindler’s Quay Street Productions.  ITV have commissioned a six-part thriller from screenwriter Mick Ford. With Sophie Rundle and Philip Glenister leading the cast, the story deals with the after effects of a devastating flood. Here’s the synopsis for the show: After the Flood is a mystery thriller set in a … >

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Nolly – First Image of Helena Bonham Carter in new RTD drama

Russell T Davies has penned the story of the British soap opera legend Noele Gordon.  While he’s industriously working on the new era of Doctor Who, there’s another Russell T Davies project in production. Nolly tells the story of Noele Gordon, the star of the 1960s/70s/80s soap opera Crossroads. Her remarkable time in the limelight … >

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