The Ipcress File – ITV wants to reach beyond their standard viewer

The channel hopes their high budget adaptation can compete with the streaming services.  With their version of The Ipcress File confirmed as part of their winter season, itv’s Director of Programmes Kevin Lygo has been talking about the show at a recent press launch. The channel’s adaptation of the 1962 spy novel, made famous by … >

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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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ITV commission six-part thriller The Ipcress File

ITV has announced the commissioning of a new six-part thriller based on Len Deighton’s The Ipcress File. The Ipcress File was the first thriller written by Len Deighton and the basis of a stand-out 1965 Michael Caine film. This new TV versions is written by BAFTA winner John Hodge, directed by Emmy Winner James Watkins … >

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Baptiste: Tom Hollander joins The Missing spinoff

Tom Hollander has joined the cast of Baptiste, the upcoming BBC One drama which will act as a spinoff series to The Missing. At the heart of the show is Tchéky Karyo, who is once again playing the French investigator Julien Baptiste. Hollander – who has previously appeared in Rev, The Night Manager and many more – will play a … >

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‘The Night Manager’ Episode 6 review: A suitably epic conclusion

After six weeks of espionage, violence and psychological game playing, The Night Manager comes to an explosive end this week as Jonathan Pine ups the ante to bring down Richard Roper once and for all. We’re back at the Nefertiti Hotel in Cairo for the final phase of Angela’s operation and Jonathan must prove he’s … >

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Win ‘The Night Manager’ on Blu-ray!

Hugh Laurie (House) and Tom Hiddleston (Thor) lead the cast of BBC One’s contemporary interpretation of John le Carré’s 1993 espionage novel, The Night Manager. > Buy the complete series on DVD on Amazon. To celebrate the release on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 28 March, we’ve got Blu-rays to give away to four of our … >

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