Review: The Secret (S1 E2/4), Friday 6th May, ITV

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Last week’s opening episode of The Secret – based on a true story – was gripping, tense viewing. And that’s about the greatest compliment you can pay to a story where the ending is out in the public domain – even though we knew that the lustful affair between Colin Howell and Hazel┬áBuchanan was going to end badly, we couldn’t help watching to find out how they were going to get to that disastrous point. If the first episode was all about fire and sex and internecine attraction, this second episode was gruesomely detailed and equally as engrossing. Continue reading Review: The Secret (S1 E2/4), Friday 6th May, ITV

Stephen Graham to star in Channel 4 CCTV thriller

stephen_grahamWe’re big fans of Stephen Graham here at The Killing Times. The acclaimed actor and Hollywood star has floated our boat in such things as This Is England – for which he is BAFTA-nominated – Pirates of the Caribbean and Boardwalk Empire. Now Channel 4 has announced he’s going back to the channel to star in an intriguing-sounding thriller that centres around CCTV. Continue reading Stephen Graham to star in Channel 4 CCTV thriller

Line Of Duty confirmed for BBC1; fifth series commissioned

624The BBC know a hit when it sees it. Line Of Duty – that breathtakingly high-octane police corruption series – hit record viewing figures for BBC2 for its finale a few weeks ago. We brought you a story last week (here, if you want to read it) bringing you news that the BBC was thinking of switching it over to its flagship entertainment channel, BBC1. Today the news has been confirmed and not only that… a fifth series has also been commissioned. Continue reading Line Of Duty confirmed for BBC1; fifth series commissioned