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The Day of the Jackal – cast announced for thriller series

Fantastic Beasts star Eddie Redmayne plays the infamous assassin in a new 10-part adaptation.  We’ve been keeping an eye on The Day of the Jackal since the news broke of a television adaption back in 2022. The show is billed as “bold, contemporary reimagining” of Frederick Forsyth’s seminal thriller and the subsequent 1973 movie. With … >

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Gangs of London Series 3

Gangs of London Series 3 – Further casting announced

Andrew Koji, Richard Dormer and T’Nia Miller join the explosive gangland drama.  As production continues on the third season of the award-winning Gangs of London, its makes have revealed a trio of high-profile guest stars. The show, from Sky and AMC+ tell us that London will have a new mayor: T’Nia Miller (Years and Years) … >

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The Watch comes to BBC from BBC America this July

The BBC has acquired The Watch from BBC Studios, a high-concept drama inspired by characters created by Sir Terry Pratchett, and is bringing it to BBC iPlayer as a box set The Watch follows an unlikely group, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in … >

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Rellik episode 3 Review (spoilers)

Rellik‘s proving to be the kind of competent, grimace-to-the-drizzle, crime drama that the BBC’s been doing well for decades, but the longer it goes on the more it exposes its biggest problem: time. And I’m not talking about the scheduling – although it’s being well-beaten by its 9pm rival, Liar, over on ITV – nor … >

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‘Fortitude’ Season 2 episode guide: What happens next?

Sky Atlantic’s heart-stopping thriller Fortitude is back for a second season. As we rejoin the island, the residents have overcome the parasites that tore their peaceful community apart. But their respite from chaos is set to be short lived, with the mainland cutting off funding and supplies, and Dan and Eric absent from a threadbare … >

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‘Fortitude’ review: Season 2 Episode 8 is an uneven chapter

An uneven chapter of Fortitude, this week’s episode contains some flashes of brilliance amongst its cruder plot developments. Vladik puts the final preparations in place for his ritual, though takes the time to murder a few unfortunate witnesses and give Elena a makeshift funeral. It’s a relief to see someone treat the much-maligned Elena like … >

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