Bergerac reboot is official

British staple of the1980s, Bergerac, is to be given a reboot and is on its way back to television. The series, which ran on the BBC between 1981 and 1991 and starred John Nettles as a Jersey-based detective sergeant and private investigator, is being given a contemporary makeover. According to Variety: Emmy-winning producer Gub Neal (“The Fall,”…

StarzPlay picks up Rig 45 for UK broadcast

We’ve had Swedish/Nordic series Rig 45 on our radars for quite a while now, and have been waiting for a UK broadcaster to be named. Now we know that StarzPlay – accessed via Amazon Prime – will stream it here in the UK. Rig 45 pick up two days before Christmas when Andrea is sent by…

Sarah Phelps to adapt Agatha Christie’s The Pale Horse

Sarah Phelps is one of this country’s leading screenwriters, and her work adapting the works of Agatha Christie has been nothing more than miraculous (although some have been less than enamoured with the reworkings). Last month we brought you news that Gwyneth Hughes would be adapting Death Comes As The End for the BB, quite…

Netflix picks up Icelandic crime drama The Valhalla Murders

We’ve already brought you news of Icelandic series, The Valhalla Murders, but the questions have always remained: when and where will it air in the UK? Now we know half of that question: it’ll be shown outside of its native Iceland on streaming giant Netflix. Produced by Icelandic state broadcaster RÚV, it’s currently in production…