Trapped writer brought in for Stella Blómkvist series

Since the fantastic Trapped, Iceland has been well worth keeping an eye on when it comes to crime drama, especially crime drama that comes from the Nordic countries. It seems everyone wants to get into the act and now Iceland has joined Denmark, Sweden and Norway as producers of fine drama (Finland is also looking to join…

Interview: Steven Knight, Peaky Blinders

Steven Knight struck gold when he came up with the idea to base a family gangster saga in his native Birmingham at the dawn of the 20th century. He used the real-life Peaky Blinders gangs as his inspiration, and assembled a cast that included Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Sam Neill and, latterly, Tom Hardy and…

Interview: Cillian Murphy, Peaky Blinders

Tomorrow night sees the return of Peaky Blinders, that fire and brimstone tale of Brummie-gangsters trying to scrap their way out of the early 20th century ghetto. Cillian Murphy grabs all of the headlines as head of the family Thomas Shelby, and the Irishman is back as he drags Shelbys kicking and screaming into the…