Sophie Rundle - The Diplomat (Alibi)

After the Flood – itv commissions new drama starring Sophie Rundle

The show comes from Nicola Shindler’s Quay Street Productions.  ITV have commissioned a six-part thriller from screenwriter Mick Ford. With Sophie Rundle and Philip Glenister leading the cast, the story deals with the after effects of a devastating flood. Here’s the synopsis for the show: After the Flood is a mystery thriller set in a … >

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Time Gentleman Jack, Please?

HBO are not renewing Gentleman Jack for a third series.  Thanks to news broken by Deadline, we’ve learned that the future of Gentlemen Jack is in doubt. While the popular drama airs on BBC One, it’s a co-production with HBO who have decided not to proceed with a third series. Set in the 1830s and … >

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Sophie Rundle leads the cast of Alibi’s new drama The Diplomat

The Peaky Blinders and Gentleman Jack star swaps period drama for the present day.  UKTV channel Alibi have announced the start of filming on their new drama series The Diplomat. Set in Barcelona, the show follows Sophie Rundle as Laura Simmons, who works to protect British nationals who find themselves in trouble abroad. Together with … >

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Gentleman Jack Series 2 has a trailer and a launch date

The award-winning Gentleman Jack is back on BBC One for eight more episodes.  It’s been a long time coming, with its recommission announced in 2019 while the first series was on air, but Gentleman Jack series two is nearly here. Starring Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle and Lydia Leonard, the show returns on Sunday 10th of … >

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Peaky Blinders ending after series six

Peaky Blinders Season 6 launch date announced

The show’s final run of episodes at the BBC is coming to dominate your Sunday nights.  Season 6 of Peaky Blinders is nearly upon us. Thanks to the pandemic it’s been a long time coming, but in the upcoming run, Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) will have to contend with the continuing rise of the Nazi … >

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Gentleman Jack series two has started filming

The BBC has (finally) announced film is underway for Gentleman Jack series two. We first confirmed there would be a second series of the Sally Wainwright drama back in May 2019, and as well as announcing the series has moved into production, the BBC has also given the following plot summary: Yorkshire, 1834. All eyes … >

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Sky1 orders second season of ‘Jamestown’ from makers of ‘Downton Abbey’

Jamestown will return to Sky1 for a second season. From the makers of Downton Abbey and The Last Kingdom, the eight-part first season launches at 9pm tomorrow night and charts the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their lives in America. Jamestown stars Max Beesley, Jason Flemyng, Dean Lennox-Kelly, Shaun Dooley, Matt … >

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‘Peaky Blinders’ creator says fifth season ‘may be the last’

The creator of Peaky Blinders has revealed that there may only be another two seasons of the BBC Two drama. Starring Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory and Sam Neill, the epic 1920s Birmingham-based gangster show launched on BBC Two in September 2013 and the third season concluded on BBC Two in June 2016. The commission of Season 4 and Season 5 was announced … >

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