BBC Two reveals start date and trailer for Zadie Smith adaptation ‘NW’

A trailer has been unveiled for BBC Two’s upcoming adaptation of White Teeth author Zadie Smith’s novel NW. The 90-minute drama has been adapted by director Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy) and writer Rachel Bennette (Bel Ami) with Mammoth Screen, the makers of Poldark and Parade’s End. Nikki Amuka-Bird (Luther, Small Island) and Phoebe Fox (A View From The Bridge, Life In Squares) lead the cast … >

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‘Close to the Enemy’ trailer: First look at Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama

The first trailer for Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama Close to the Enemy has been released. Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, the six-part series is mainly set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of the Second World War. Jim Sturgess (One Day) leads the cast, alongside Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel), Angela Bassett (American … >

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Nikki Amuka-Bird and Phoebe Fox star in TV adaptation of Zadie Smith’s ‘NW’

The cast been announced for BBC Two’s upcoming adaptation of White Teeth author Zadie Smith’s novel NW. The 90-minute film will be adapted for TV by director Saul Dibb (Bullet Boy) and writer Rachel Bennette (Bel Ami) with Mammoth Screen, the makers of Poldark and Parade’s End. Nikki Amuka-Bird (Luther, Small Island) and Phoebe Fox (A View From The Bridge, Life In Squares) will … >

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‘Life in Squares’ episode guide

Life in Squares is BBC Two’s new drama about the Bloomsbury group. Written by BAFTA Award-winning Amanda Coe (Room At The Top), the three-part serial dramatises the exceptionally close, often fraught relationship of sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s enduring, sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant. > Order Life in Squares … >

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‘Life in Squares’ Episode 1 review: BBC Two’s new Bloomsbury group drama

Choose life. Choose art. Choose literature. Choose ripping off your corset and bloomers at the bedroom window. Choose a back alley hand job from a local bit of rough without being caught by the Old Bill. Choose dissipation, copulation, sodomy, isonomy and low rent pornography. Choose famous economists, snooty critics and highly-strung cousins with miracle-grow … >

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‘Life in Squares’ trailer: Phoebe Fox and James Norton in BBC Two’s period drama

BBC Two has released a trailer for Life in Squares, the channel’s new drama about the Bloomsbury group. Written by BAFTA Award-winning Amanda Coe (Room At The Top), the three-part mini-series dramatises the exceptionally close, often fraught relationship of sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s enduring, sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan … >

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Start date confirmed for Bloomsbury group drama ‘Life in Squares’

Life in Squares, BBC Two’s new drama about the Bloomsbury group, will begin later this month. Written by BAFTA Award-winning Amanda Coe (Room At The Top), the three-part serial dramatises the exceptionally close, often fraught relationship of sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf, and Vanessa’s enduring, sexually complicated alliance with gay artist Duncan Grant. The … >

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