Rutger Hauer, 1944-2019

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate. All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in rain.”

BBC releases first trailer for The Capture

One of the big new dramas waiting in the wings is BBC’s The Capture. It’s stars Holliday Grainger and Callum Turner, and the BBC has just released the first trailer. The six-episode series is described as a surveillance thriller set in London. When soldier Shaun Emery’s (Turner) conviction for a murder in Afghanistan is overturned…

ITV commissions Invisible

ITV is at it again. Filming begins next month on Invisible, a series of feature-length crime mysteries, featuring two intriguing stories in this first outing, and starring BAFTA winner Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia. Invisible is created and written by screenwriter, Robert Murphy, lead writer on DCI Banks. Set in Bath, two feature-length films pair…

BBC Four confirms Below The Surface series two transmission date

Aside from series two of Trapped, it’s been a quiet-ish year on BBC Four. So far. The channel has now announced that series two of Danish hostage drama Below The Surface is to appear in the Saturday-night, 9pm slot, taking over from Inspector Montalbano repeats. In the first series, 15 people were held hostage in…