Taboo series 2 – “We are trying to get stars aligned…”

Writer Stephen Knight indicates that it’s a matter of when, not if.  Almost two years ago, CultBox happily reported that scripts for the second run of Taboo were almost complete. With writer Stephen Knight (Peaky Blinders) teasing the show’s future potentially running to a third season, there was optimistic talk of a late-2019 or 2020 … >

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Code 404 Official Trailer

Code 404 — Sky releases official trailer for series 2

Sky has released an official trailer for series 2 of its comedy Code 404 and confirmed a September start date The crime fighting duo of the future, DI Carver (Stephen Graham) and his AI-driven partner DI Major (Daniel Mays), are back! Unfortunately, there’s still a few bugs to patch out. Having cracked The Juggler case with … >

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The North Water — BBC Two releases new images from Arctic drama

BBC Two releases new images of The North Water from See-Saw Films, starring Jack O’Connell, Colin Farrell and Stephen Graham Yes, we’ve checked and these are different from the images we reported last November. The new photos feature Jack O’Connell as Patrick Sumner, Colin Farrell as Henry Drax, and Stephen Graham as Captain Brownlee, alongside … >

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Stephen Graham and Jodie Comer to star in Jack Thorne’s Help

Channel 4 has commissioned Roadkill producer The Forge in association with One Shoe Films to produce Help (w/t), a new drama from the BAFTA award-winning writer Jack Thorne (His Dark Materials, National Treasure) and BAFTA award-winning director Marc Munden (The Third Day, Utopia) Set in a fictional Liverpool care home, Help tells the moving story of the relationship between a … >

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‘Little Boy Blue’ review: Episode 2 is authentic and brutal storytelling

Following on from last week’s heartbreaking introduction, ITV’s Little Boy Blue shifts the focus of the story in this second episode, but is no less emotionally impactful as a result. “A killer whose identity everybody knows, but who we cannot charge. People are getting frustrated by our perceived lack of progress.” While last week’s opener, quite … >

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