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Peaky Blinders Season 6 to Wrap Up the Series

Peaky Blinders Season 6, which is now filming, will also be the final season, the BBC announced today. Creator and writer Steven Knight had previously said in 2019 that the show would continue through Season 7. “Peaky is back and with a bang,” Knight said as part of today’s announcement. “After the enforced production delay …

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Ben Whishaw to Star in BBC Series This Is Going to Hurt

Ben Whishaw (No Time to Die, A Very English Scandal, London Spy) will star in the new series This Is Going to Hurt, produced by global content company Sister (Giri/Haji, Chernobyl, Gangs of London) in association with Terrible Productions. Based on Adam Kay’s award-winning, bestselling memoir of the same name (buy at Amazon), Whishaw will …

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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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Killing Eve Season 3 Trailer Reveals More Footage

We’ve already seen the domestic trailer, and now the BBC has revealed the international Killing Eve Season 3 trailer that features even more footage. The eight-part third season will premiere on Sunday, April 12 at 9 p.m. on BBC America and AMC. Season 3 stars Golden Globe, SAG and Critics’ Choice Award winner Sandra Oh, Emmy …

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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 to Adapt Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends

BBC Drama has announced it is adapting Sally Rooney’s critically-acclaimed novel Conversations With Friends (available at Amazon). The lead director will be Oscar-nominated Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson and the show will be produced for BBC Three. Conversations With Friends is Sally’s 2017 stunning debut novel. It is a sharply intelligent story set in Dublin about two …

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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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BBC Launches Angelina Jolie’s My World Series for Younger Audiences

BBC announced today it is launching My World, Angelina Jolie‘s groundbreaking global show for young audiences which explains the stories behind the news. The show will provide facts and information for the young audience to make up their own minds about international issues. My World draws on the independent, global reporting of the BBC World Service. It is a …

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Doctor Who Series 12 Premiere Date Set for New Year’s Day

In addition to the official trailer, the BBC has announced the Doctor Who Series 12 premiere date with a new trailer you can watch above! The new season will premiere on New Year’s Day 2020, with subsequent episodes airing on Sundays. Starting with a blockbuster action-packed, two-part episode entitled “Spyfall,” the Thirteenth Doctor is well and truly …

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People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan Feature Film Starts Shooting

After five seasons of the cult mockumentary series on BBC and Netflix, People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan has started shooting in Japan and the UK for six weeks and will be released in cinemas across the UK and Ireland in August 2020. People Just Do Nothing: Big in Japan stars Allan Mustafa (MC …

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Make Space for the Doctor Who Series 12 Trailer and Art!

The Doctor Who Series 12 trailer and key art have arrived! The series will return in early 2020. Jodie Whittaker is reprising her role as the Thirteenth Doctor alongside Tosin Cole (Ryan), Mandip Gill (Yaz) and Bradley Walsh (Graham), who are all returning for their second season. Chris Chibnall returns as showrunner with Matt Strevens as executive producer. …

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Peaky Blinders Soundtrack Is Releasing on November 15

Since the fifth season of the massively popular BAFTA-winning series BBC drama wrapped up, fans are aching for their next hit of Peaky Blinders. On November 15, UMe will release the first-ever official Peaky Blinders soundtrack (pre-order here), which will be available on 2CD, 3LP and digital. The series (currently available on BBC’s iPlayer and on …

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BBC Drama Black Narcissus Casts Gemma Arterton and More

The BBC One and FXP series Black Narcissus has cast Gemma Arterton and more. The series comes to us from Bafta Award-winning writer Amanda Coe and director Charlotte Bruus Christensen as well as DNA TV. Black Narcissus is a three-part adaptation of the 1939 classic novel of the same name from author Rumer Godden. The cast …

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Jenna Coleman, Billy Howle & Ellie Bamber Join The Serpent

Jenna Coleman (Victoria, The Cry, Doctor Who), Billy Howle (MotherFatherSon, Dunkirk, On Chesil Beach) and Ellie Bamber (Les Misérables, Nocturnal Animals, The Falling) have been cast in lead roles in The Serpent. Filming has now begun on the Mammoth Screen-produced series, which will co-star Tahar Rahim as Charles Sobrhaj, one of the most elusive criminals …

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His Dark Materials Voice Cast Revealed for the Daemons and Bears

Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials explores a world in which sentient, talking animals are found in two ways – daemons and bears. Each human is accompanied by their daemon; the physical manifestation of a person’s soul, a reflection of their inner self and their lifelong companion through the world. Daemons take on the appearance of …

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One Girl Will Change Worlds in the New His Dark Materials Preview

We got the official trailer at the San Diego Comic-Con last month, and now the BBC has released a new His Dark Materials preview with some additional footage. There’s still no premiere date yet, but we’ll let you know as soon as it’s announced. You can watch the new His Dark Materials preview below. His Dark Materials …

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BBC Announces New Commissions at the Edinburgh TV Festival

Charlotte Moore, BBC Director of Content, unveiled a number of new commissions for BBC One today at the Edinburgh TV Festival and announced that the BBC iPlayer will be changing. Content on the BBC iPlayer will be available longer and former series will return when new episodes of a program air. Charlotte Moore, BBC Director …

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Doctor Who Series to Stream Exclusively on HBO Max

HBO Max has secured the exclusive streaming rights to BBC‘s longest-running global franchise, Doctor Who. All 11 seasons of the Doctor Who series will be available on WarnerMedia’s streaming service at launch in spring 2020, marking the SVOD premiere of season 11. As part of HBO Max’s new long-term deal with BBC Studios, the streamer will also …

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BritBox Launch Details Announced by ITV and the BBC

ITV and the BBC have signed an agreement for the BritBox launch in the UK in the fourth quarter of this year. This is a bold, new step for ITV and BBC as they seek to work together to offer something fresh and distinctive to the public. BritBox will be competitively priced at £5.99 per …

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BBC One to Adapt Agatha Christie Thriller The Pale Horse

The BBC, Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Limited have announced the commission of the latest Agatha Christie story to be adapted for television. The Pale Horse, first published in 1961, will be adapted by BAFTA-nominated writer Sarah Phelps. James Prichard, Executive Producer and CEO of Agatha Christie Limited, says: “The Pale Horse was one of …

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