‘The Replacement’ Episode 3 recap: A somewhat unsatisfactory ending

The final episode of this BBC One drama series concludes leaving the audience with some uncertainties. Writer/director Joe Ahearne brings a measure of suspense into the plot by using scenes with little script, whilst the viewer is left assuming the rest.  This technique is used skilfully in office scenes where Ellen (Morwen Christie) watches her … >

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‘The Replacement’ Episode 2 recap: BBC One’s new thriller continues

After last week’s gripping opener, this episode begins with Ellen (Morven Christie) holding the baby. Her emergency Caesarean section produces a baby girl, though the mystery death of her boss, Kay, remains unsolved.  Paula (Vicky McClure), her ‘replacement’ maternity cover at work, claims “it doesn’t make any sense.” Was it suicide or was she pushed? … >

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‘The Replacement’ episode guide: What happens next?

Vicky McClure (Line of Duty) and Morven Christie (The A Word) lead the cast of BBC One’s new Glasgow-set psychological thriller The Replacement. Written and directed by Joe Ahearne (The Secret of Crickley Hall, Doctor Who), the three-part series also stars Dougray Scott, Neve McIntosh, Richard Rankin, Navin Chowdhry and Siobhan Redmond. The Replacement follows the paranoia … >

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Watch trailer for ‘Line of Duty’ star’s new psychological thriller ‘The Replacement’

BBC One has released the first trailer for new Glasgow-set psychological thriller The Replacement. Written and directed by Joe Ahearne (The Secret of Crickley Hall, Doctor Who), the three-part series is led by Vicky McClure (Line of Duty) and Morven Christie (The A Word). The cast also includes Dougray Scott, Neve McIntosh, Richard Rankin, Navin Chowdhry and … >

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Vicky McClure and Morven Christie star in new BBC One thriller ‘The Replacement’

BBC One’s new psychological thriller The Replacement has started filming in Glasgow. The three-part series is written and directed by Joe Ahearne (The Secret of Crickley Hall, Doctor Who). Vicky McClure (Line of Duty) and Morven Christie (The A Word) will lead the cast, alongside Richard Rankin, Dougray Scott, Neve McIntosh, Navin Chowdhry and Siobhan Redmond. MClure … >

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‘The Last Kingdom’ Season 2 begins filming in Budapest

Filming has begun on the second season of The Last Kingdom, with Netflix joining as a co-production partner. Based on Bernard Cornwell’s bestselling series of novels, the epic drama series launched last October on BBC Two and averaged 2.7 million viewers. > Buy the first season on DVD on Amazon. Alexander Dreymon (American Horror Story) will return as Uhtred, alongside David Dawson … >

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‘Thirteen’ episode guide

Written by rising star Marnie Dickens, Thirteen is BBC Three’s first online drama. The five-part psychological drama explores how to pick up the threads of a life half-lived and how to survive as a family under the greatest pressure. How to feel again, chance love again. > Buy the complete series on DVD on Amazon. … >

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