‘Guerrilla’ trailer: Freida Pinto and Idris Elba star in Sky’s ’70s activism drama

The first trailer has been released for Sky Atlantic’s Guerrilla. Created by Academy Award®-winning writer John Ridley (12 Years a Slave), the six-part drama series follows a group of activists in 1970s London. Guerrilla begins on Thursday 13 April on Sky Atlantic. The all-star international cast includes Freida Pinto, Babou Ceesay, Rory Kinnear, Nathaniel Martello-White, Daniel Mays, Denise … >

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Watch trailer for BBC One’s Damilola Taylor drama ‘Our Loved Boy’

A trailer has been released for BBC One’s upcoming one-off film about murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor. Told from the perspective of the Taylor family, Our Loved Boy explores their journey from Lagos to London, the emotional repercussions of Damilola’s death and the family’s quest for justice. The cast includes Babou Ceesay (Eye In The Sky, Severance) as Damilola’s father, Richard … >

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Michael Gambon joins cast of new ITV legal thriller ‘Fearless’

Filming has begun on Fearless, ITV’s new drama series from Homeland executive producer and writer Patrick Harbinson. The “visceral political thriller” is produced by Mammoth Screen, the makers of Endeavour, Poldark and Jenna Coleman’s Victoria series. Fearless stars Helen McCrory (Peaky Blinders) as Emma Banville, a solicitor known for defending lost causes, alongside Sir Michael Gambon (Harry Potter), comedian John Bishop, Robin Weigert (Jessica Jones), Jonathan Forbes (Catastrophe), … >

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Cast announced for BBC One’s Damilola Taylor drama ‘Our Loved Boy’

Filming has begun on BBC One’s new one-off film about murdered schoolboy Damilola Taylor. Told from the perspective of the Taylor family, the 90-minute drama explores their journey from Lagos to London, the emotional repercussions of Damilola’s death and the family’s quest for justice. Our Loved Boy is written by award-winning screenwriter and playwright Levi David Addai and directed by Euros Lynn … >

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‘Capital’ episode guide

Set on a single street in South London, BBC One’s Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices. What was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. Peter Bowker’s adaptation of John Lanchester’s novel Capital stars Toby … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 2 review: BBC drama at its absolute finest

BBC One’s Capital continues with a marvelous second episode from writer Peter Bowker. As the WE WANT WHAT YOU HAVE campaign heats up, lives on Pepys Road are irrevocably changed and tragedy strikes for one family. After Capital’s outstanding opening episode it would be reasonable to assume a slight downward spiral for this second instalment. … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 1 review: Intricately woven, mesmerising drama

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones shine in the first episode of BBC One’s outstanding new three-part drama from Peter Bowker, adapted from John Lanchester’s best-selling satirical novel. Pepys Road is a seemingly ordinary street in South London until the residents find themselves continually plagued by incessant postcards; postcards with one single message: WE WANT WHAT … >

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‘In the Flesh’ won’t be back for Season 3

The BBC has confirmed that In the Flesh is not being recommissioned for a third season. The official statement reads: “BBC Three is very proud of the two award-winning series of In the Flesh. However, given there is only budget for one original drama series a year on the channel it won’t be returning. We … >

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