‘Spooks’ director joins ‘Doctor Who’ Season 10

The second director for the new season of Doctor Who has been revealed. Bill Anderson – a newcomer to Doctor Who – will be helming episodes, it has been confirmed on the online CV of new companion actress Pearl Mackie. Anderson has previously directed episodes of Spooks, Lewis, Taggart, DCI Banks and Mr Selfridge. He … >

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6 of British TV’s best ever spy shows

The Night Manager, BBC One’s gripping new spy drama that’s been thrilling Sunday night audiences – and set Tumblr aflame with images of Tom Hiddleston’s bum – is out now on DVD (pause buttons at the ready!). A slick, updated adaptation of John Le Carré’s 1993 novel that sees a former soldier recruited to infiltrate … >

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Win ‘Spooks: The Greater Good’ on Blu-ray!

Don’t miss Game of Thrones star Kit Harington in his most action-packed role to date as agent Will Holloway, in the gripping espionage thriller based on the award winning TV series, Spooks. > Buy Spooks: The Greater Good on Amazon. To celebrate the release of Spooks: The Greater Good on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Monday … >

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Rewind: ‘Mission: Impossible’ (1988) revisited

Although it now languishes in the wilderness of television history, this intelligent, hi-tech and resolutely of-its-time reboot of Mission: Impossible provides a glossy missing link between the original TV show and the more recent movie franchise starring Tom Cruise.   What was it about? Initially intended to be a straight remake of the 1960s series, … >

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Rewind: ‘Bugs’ revisited

If you’re a kid of the ‘90s you may remember that Saturday evenings were all about Bugs, a sci-fi action show that ran for 40 episodes over four years on BBC One in the midst of Doctor Who‘s ‘wilderness years’ between 1995 and 1999. The show arguably filled a slot in the televisual landscape, giving … >

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Win all 10 seasons of ‘Spooks’ on DVD!

Starring Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington and Lara Pulver from Sherlock with Spooks stalwart Peter Firth, Spooks: The Greater Good arrives in UK cinemas on Friday 8 May. To celebrate, we’ve got sets of all 10 seasons of Spooks on DVD to give away to three of our Twitter followers! For a chance to … >

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‘The Game’ preview: Our verdict on Toby Whithouse’s new spy drama

At last, espionage drama The Game is about to air on British shores. Like so much spy intelligence, it has passed through American hands first, premiering on BBC America last November. Doctor Who writer Toby Whithouse’s first original drama series since Being Human was largely well-received by what the show calls ‘the cousins’ when it … >

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