‘The Durrells’ review: Episode 5 is the best yet

Louisa Durrell faces a personal battle for her family’s way of life and an unexpected proposal this week as ITV’s popular new drama continues. When Louisa’s formidable Aunt Hermione (the self-appointed head of the family), Prue, Geoffrey and Larry’s girlfriend Nancy come to stay with them on Corfu, she finds herself having to prove herself. … >

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‘The Durrells’ will return to ITV for Season 2

Keeley Hawes has confirmed that The Durrells will be back for a second season. Based upon Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, ITV’s new family drama launched earlier this month with 6.4 million viewers. Hawes reveals on tonight’s The Graham Norton Show that the cast will be returning to Corfu this summer to film new episodes. The Line of Duty actress commented: “I am so … >

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‘The Durrells’ Episode 2 review: A pure Sunday night treat

ITV’s The Durrells continues to impress this week as the family adjust to their new life in Corfu. It’s a particularly trying time for Louisa, who’s already struggling to support her four wayward kids financially, when part of the ceiling collapses and their landlord refuses to cover the cost of repair work. Unfortunately for Louisa … >

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5 of the best high-profile ‘Doctor Who’ writers

When reviving the show in 2004, showrunner Russell T Davies drew together a group of writers already well acquainted with the worlds of Doctor Who. Mark Gatiss, Paul Cornell and Robert Shearman had written novels and scripts for Big Finish, while Steven Moffat was responsible for the well received and affectionate Comic Relief parody ‘The … >

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