Ewan McGregor joins cast of Fargo

Make no mistake, Fargo is one of our favourite crime dramas. The US show, which takes its lead from the Oscar-winning Coen brothers’ movie, is often dazzling in its style, structure and playfulness. Series three is on the way next year, and the first piece of casting news has trickled through. And it’s exciting. Very…

Season three of Broadchurch starts filming; Sir Lenny Henry joins cast

We’ve already had a story about a series beginning filming today (Channel 4’s No Offence), but this is the biggie – it’s Broadchruch! David Tennant and Olivia Colman reprise their roles as DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller for the third series, which started filming today, with Jodie Whittaker and Andrew Buchan returning to…

Review: Wallander (S4 E1/3), Sunday 22nd May, BBC1

Taking Kurt Wallander (Kenneth Branagh) out of his comfortable Swedish home ground and landing him in South Africa could be seen as a risk; surely part of the appeal of Wallander is its relentless Scandi miserablism, so can the appeal be maintained in the South African sun?