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Guilt Series Returning for a Second Season

BBC Two and BBC Scotland have announced that the acclaimed award-winning Guilt series will return for a second, four-part season. Written by Neil Forsyth (Eric, Ernie and Me, Bob Servant) and co-produced by Expectation and Happy Tramp North, Guilt aired on both BBC Two and on BBC Scotland in 2019. To date, the joint commission …

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Vienna Blood Season 2 Given the Green Light

Austria’s ORF and Germany’s ZDF have commissioned Vienna Blood, the thrilling period crime drama set in 1900s Vienna, for a second season. Following the success of the first season in the US and UK, BBC Two and PBS are on board for Vienna Blood Season 2. Produced by production company Endor Productions (Deep State, Roald …

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Peter Sellers Documentary Coming to BBC Two in May

BBC Arts has announced Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy, a new documentary coming to BBC Two on Saturday, May 9th. In the documentary on one of the greatest comedians of all time, friends and family, colleagues and critics reveal insight into the real Peter Sellers. Alongside interviews with his daughters Sarah and Victoria, …

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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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BBC Two Announces the Cast of Upcoming Drama Salisbury

BBC Two has begun filming Salisbury, an engrossing three-part factual drama for BBC Two written by Adam Patterson and Declan Lawn and produced by Dancing Ledge Productions. Leading the esteemed cast is Anne-Marie Duff (Shameless, His Dark Materials), who is joined by Rafe Spall (The War of the Worlds, Denmark), Mark Addy (Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey) Annabel …

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Vienna Blood Crime Series Acquired by BBC Two

BBC Two has acquired the new crime drama Vienna Blood from Red Arrow Studios International. The three-part, feature-length series, written by acclaimed screenwriter Steve Thompson (Sherlock, Deep State), is based on the best-selling Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis. Starring Matthew Beard (The Imitation Game, And When Did You Last See Your Father?), and Juergen Maurer …

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Jack O’Connell to Face Colin Farrell in BBC Two Series The North Water

Jack O’Connell (Godless, Money Monster, Unbroken) will star in the BBC Two four-part thriller The North Water, being adapted and directed by multi award-winning Andrew Haigh (Lean on Pete, Looking, Weekend). Filming will begin in the fall. Based on the critically-acclaimed novel from Ian McGuire, the series also starring Colin Farrell is produced by See-Saw Films …

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Colin Farrell to Star in BBC Two Thriller The North Water

Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell has boarded the BBC Two four-part thriller The North Water, being adapted and directed by multi award-winning Andrew Haigh (Lean on Pete, Looking, Weekend). Based on the critically-acclaimed novel from Ian McGuire, the series will be produced by See-Saw Films for BBC Two and has been commissioned by Piers Wenger, …

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Planet Earth III, Frozen Planet II and More Coming to the BBC

Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content, has unveiled a series of landmark natural history programs to take the BBC’s natural history offer into the next decade. There will be three new series in the globally-renowned Planet strand, which have proved hugely popular with audiences, including Planet Earth III and Frozen Planet II. These landmark series will help …

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McGuinness and Flintoff Join Chris Harris as Top Gear Hosts

With Matt LeBlanc leaving the show after the next series, BBC Two has announced two new Top Gear hosts. Paddy McGuinness, the primetime entertainment host and comedian, and former Ashes-winning England cricketer and TV presenter, Freddie Flintoff, will join motoring journalist and racing-driver Chris Harris as Top Gear hosts. The all-British team was officially unveiled at a …

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Eva Green and Eve Hewson to Star in BBC Two’s The Luminaries

BBC Two has announced that Eva Green (Penny Dreadful, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Casino Royale) and Eve Hewson (Robin Hood, The Knick, Bridge of Spies) will join the cast of six-part drama series, The Luminaries. Eve will play Anna Wetherell together with Eva, who will play Lydia Wells. New Zealand actor Marton Csokas (The Equalizer, …

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