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Superworm Cast to Be Lead by Olivia Colman and Matt Smith

Olivia Colman and Matt Smith will lead the cast of Superworm (buy at Amazon), coming to BBC One and BBC iPlayer for Christmas 2021. Building on the success of Zog and the Flying Doctors, Magic Light Pictures, the multi-Oscar nominated company, is bringing Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s beloved story Superworm to life. Oscar winner …

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Sherwood Series from James Graham Coming to BBC One

Award-winning playwright and dramatist, James Graham, will be drawing on his experiences of growing up in post-industrial Nottinghamshire for his latest collaboration with House Productions, titled Sherwood. Graham previously worked with House on the Emmy and Bafta-nominated Brexit: The Uncivil War. Inspired in part by real events, James has created a brand-new fictional crime drama …

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HBO and BBC One Announce His Dark Materials Season 3

HBO and BBC One have just announced His Dark Materials Season 3. Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming made the announcement today. Production on the eight-episode third season is slated to begin in Cardiff in 2021. The show can currently be streamed on HBO Max. “Bringing Phillip Pullman’s epic, intricate and culturally resonant body …

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Line of Duty Season 6 Filming Wraps for 2021 Debut

The BBC announced that Line of Duty Season 6, which resumed filming at the end of August, wrapped yesterday afternoon in Northern Ireland. The sixth instalment of Jed Mercurio’s hit crime thriller will air on BBC One in 2021. To mark the news, two images of Kelly Macdonald as Line of Duty‘s next guest series …

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Gentleman Jack Season 2 Filming Begins

Production is underway on Gentleman Jack Season 2, with cameras rolling all this week in Halifax. The award-winning series was created by Sally Wainwright. Suranne Jones returns as the remarkable Anne Lister, with Sophie Rundle reprising her role as Ann Walker in the Lookout Point production for BBC One, co-produced with HBO. Yorkshire, 1834. All …

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Sean Bean and Stephen Graham to Star in Prison Drama Time

Sean Bean (Broken, Game of Thrones, The Lord of the Rings) and Stephen Graham (Line of Duty, The Virtues) will reunite to lead the new prison drama Time from Jimmy McGovern for BBC One. Time is a three-part series and will be produced by BBC Studios Production. It begins filming in Liverpool this fall. Seen …

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Mangrove Trailer Reveals Steve McQueen’s First Small Axe Film

Amazon Prime Video has debuted the official trailer for Mangrove, one of five films featured in Small Axe, the upcoming anthology series from Academy Award, BAFTA, and Golden Globe-winning filmmaker Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years a Slave). This Sunday, August 9th marks the 50th anniversary of the march of 150 protesters of West Indian, African …

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The Pursuit of Love to Star Lily James, Dominic West, Emily Beecham and Andrew Scott

Filming has begun on Emily Mortimer’s adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s celebrated novel The Pursuit of Love (check price at Amazon), from executive producers Charles Collier, Matthew Read and Frith Tiplady for Open Book and Moonage Pictures. The show has been commissioned for BBC One by Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content and Piers Wenger, Controller …

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The Nest Trailer Previews the Acorn TV Release

BAFTA award-winner Martin Compston (Line of Duty, Mary Queen of Scots, Sweet Sixteen) and Sophie Rundle (Bodyguard, Gentleman Jack, Peaky Blinders) lead a stellar ensemble cast in the top-rated BBC One drama The Nest, to premiere exclusively in U.S., Canada, and Mexico on Acorn TV on Monday, July 13, with weekly episodes through August 3. …

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BBC One Renews The Capture, Acquires The Heights

BBC One, Heyday Television and NBCUniversal International Studios’ surveillance thriller The Capture will return for a second series. The first series was a big hit for BBC One, growing its audience across the series, and was BBC iPlayer’s biggest new title of 2019. It has had over 22 million requests on the platform to date. …

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Steven Knight to Adapt Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

Steven Knight will adapt Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations (buy at Amazon) for BBC One and FX. Knight is set to write and executive produce the six-part limited series alongside executive producers Ridley Scott, Tom Hardy, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker and Kate Crowe. Great Expectations is the second Dickens adaptation by Knight and follows last …

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Talking Heads Reimagining Coming to BBC One

The BBC announced today that filming has begun on new productions of Alan Bennett’s critically-acclaimed and multi-award-winning Talking Heads monologues, which first aired on BBC Television in 1988 and 1998. Ten of the original pieces will be remade, with the addition of two new ones written by Bennett last year. They are produced by Nicholas …

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Four BBC Dramas Coming From First-Time TV Writers

BBC Drama Controller Piers Wenger has announced four brand new BBC dramas from first time television writers, furthering the BBC’s commitment to developing and backing new talent. Last year, five of the top ten new dramas across all broadcasters came from the BBC, and six out of the ten most popular dramas for 16-34 year olds …

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Bloodlands Photos and More Cast Members Joining James Nesbitt

BBC One has released the first Bloodlands photos and confirmed more cast members as filming begins. The crime drama was created by writer Chris Brandon and is produced by HTM Television (co-owned by Jed Mercurio and Hat Trick Productions). In the series, when a car containing a possible suicide note is pulled out of Strangford Lough, Northern …

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A Winter’s Tale From Shaun the Sheep Coming to BBC One in 2021

The BBC is continuing its long-standing relationship with Aardman as the world’s favorite sheep stars in his very own winter’s tale for a special for Christmas 2021 on BBC One. In the half-hour special, A Winter’s Tale From Shaun the Sheep, Shaun’s seasonal excitement turns to dismay when a farmhouse raid to get bigger stockings for …

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Fiona Shaw Joins BBC One’s Baptiste Season 2

Fiona Shaw (Killing Eve, Fleabag) is joining Tchéky Karyo (The Missing) in the second season of Baptiste, BBC One announced today. Karyo will return as retired police investigator Julien Baptiste for a brand-new case which will take viewers into Budapest’s secretive and corrupt underworld. Julien Baptiste is not the man we knew before. After enduring a horrific personal …

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BBC One Announces New Six-Part Thriller Vigil

Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama and Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content have commissioned Vigil, a new six-part thriller from World Productions, the makers of Line of Duty and Bodyguard. Written and created by BAFTA-nominated writer Tom Edge (Judy, The Crown, Strike) with episodes by Ed Macdonald (The End of the F***ing World) and …

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Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History Special Coming to BBC One

BBC One today announced a magical new commission, Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History. Produced in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures and London’s Natural History Museum and presented by Stephen Fry, the documentary will explore the origins and stories of mythical creatures and the fantastical beasts from J.K. Rowling’s stories and explore their history and connections …

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Amazon and BBC One Announce Stephen Merchant’s The Offenders

BBC One has announced The Offenders, a six-episode, one-hour series from multi-award-winning writer and director Stephen Merchant, originally created by Merchant and Elgin James (co-creator of US series Mayans M.C.). The series is a co-production between BBC One and Amazon Studios. The series was commissioned by BBC Comedy and BBC One, produced by Big Talk (Mum, Cold Feet, …

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Sink Your Teeth into the Official Dracula Trailer

BBC One has debuted the official Dracula trailer, which gives you a good look at the new series that will premiere on New Year’s Day at 9 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. The three-part series will air on three consecutive nights starting on January 1, 2020. The series will also be available on Netflix in January. In case …

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