Daniel Cole’s Ragdoll to be adapted for TV

Daniel Cole is a name well-worth making a note of because even though his debut novel, Ragdoll, won’t be released in the UK until January 2017 (by Trapeze), the rights to it have already been snapped up by the same production company who made ITV hit The Durrells. All this from a novel that won’t…

Bloodline adds Angela Riseborough to season two cast

For many, last year’s Bloodline was Netflix’s best-ever drama, which, when you consider its output includes House Of Cards, Jessica Jones and Daredevil, is a bold statement. It starred Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn (who’s been getting some serious exposure thanks to his appearance in the Star Wars: Rogue One trailer) and Sissy Spacek, all part of a tense…

Review: Line Of Duty (S3 E3/6), Thursday 8th April, BBC2

Oh, ‘Dot’ Cottan, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. Lindsay Denton (Keeley Hawes) may have that thousand-yard stare, Steve Arnott makes the sullied boy scout shtick work for him, and Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) has that world-weary, silver-haired George Clooney thing going on, but despite getting less screen time than Line…