‘The Game’ Episode 3 review

Watching The Game is like learning to appreciate good single malt. It’s a complex and carefully-crafted thing that you’d probably love to drink faster, but which you’re meant to just sip at, as the plot unfolds at its own pace. If you want a spy drama you can chug, The Game is not for you. … >

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‘The Game’ Episode 2 review

After an ambivalent opener, Episode 2 of The Game snaps into place straight away and holds its shape: that of a taut and character-driven piece of spy-work. It feels like the show that the trailer promised. ‘We endanger the few to protect the many,’ Daddy said last week, which unfortunately this week means letting women … >

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BBC Two confirms start date for spy thriller ‘The Game’

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse’s new drama The Game will begin on BBC Two later this month. Set in the secretive world of 1970s espionage, the six-part drama stars Tom Hughes (Silk) and Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy). The Game starts at 9pm on Thursday 30 April on BBC Two. > Read our preview. Watch the … >

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‘The Game’ preview: Our verdict on Toby Whithouse’s new spy drama

At last, espionage drama The Game is about to air on British shores. Like so much spy intelligence, it has passed through American hands first, premiering on BBC America last November. Doctor Who writer Toby Whithouse’s first original drama series since Being Human was largely well-received by what the show calls ‘the cousins’ when it … >

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‘Friday Night Dinner’ Season 4 confirmed

Channel 4 has commissioned a fourth season of comedy Friday Night Dinner. Tamsin Greig, Paul Ritter, Simon Bird and Tom Rosenthal will all return as the Goodman Family, along with Spaced star Mark Heap as Jim. Creator Robert Popper commented: “I am verry hapy I am writin a new serries of Friday Niht Dinners for … >

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Kayvan Novak and Danny John-Jules join BBC Three comedy ‘Top Coppers’

BBC Three’s new spoof police comedy Top Coppers has started filming. Created by Cein McGillicuddy and Andy Kinnear, the six-part series stars John Kearns (winner for Best Comedy Show at Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014) and Steen Raskopoulos (nominee for Best Newcomer at Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2014). Top Coppers follows the finest and weirdest detectives … >

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‘The Game’ pics gallery: First look at BBC One’s new spy drama

BBC America has released a set of promotional images for Being Human creator Toby Whithouse’s new spy thriller series The Game. The six-part drama’s cast includes Tom Hughes (Silk), Brian Cox (The Bourne Supremacy), Paul Ritter (Quantum Of Solace), Shaun Dooley (Misfits), Chloe Pirrie (Black Mirror), Victoria Hamilton (What Remains), Jonathan Aris (Sherlock) and Judy Parfitt (Little … >

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‘The Game’ trailer: Toby Whithouse’s new spy drama

BBC America has released a trailer for Being Human creator Toby Whithouse’s new spy thriller series The Game. Set in the secretive world of 1970s espionage, the six-part drama is currently airing on Wednesday nights on BBC America in the US and is expected to air on BBC One next year. The Game‘s cast includes Tom Hughes … >

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‘Friday Night Dinner’ Series 3 start date confirmed

Channel 4 has announced that the third series of Friday Night Dinner will begin later this month. The first of six new episodes airs at 10pm on Friday 20 June on Channel 4. Highlights of Series 3 will include Adam gaining a new female admirer (an 11-year old girl), Jonny getting the world’s worst tattoo, … >

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