REVIEW: I Am The Night (S1 E4/6)

You got the impression that with episode four I Am The Night was finally beginning to come together. In this episode, we got a bit of everything and, crucially, the moment that disgraced journalist Jay Singletary and new-to-LA Fauna Hodel finally got together. Jay, of course, had battling demons and addictions, still in the belief…

BBC One confirms new Sarah Solemani 1960s thriller

One of our favourite actresses – Sarah Solemani – has written a new thriller for BBC One set in the 1960s. Ridley Road is a thriller set against the backdrop of a swinging sixties London we haven’t seen: an East End world where far-right fascism is on the rise. When Vivien Epstein follows her lover…

BBC Two confirms American Crime Story 3 acquisition

A few days ago we brought you confirmation that the third instalment of American Crime Story would feature the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky affair as its base. The first two series of the anthology show appeared on BBC Two, and now we know that the channel has acquired series three for broadcast in the UK, too….

Walter Presents picks up The Stockholm Requiem for UK and US

Sthlm Requiem, a very promising Swedish series we’ve been keeping our eyes on, has been picked up by Walter Presents for transmission in the UK and US. Based on Kristina Ohlsson’s Bergman & Recht novels The Stockholm Requiem (as WP is calling it) stars Liv Mjönes and Jonas Karlsson, and follows criminologist Fredrika Bergman who…

BBC announces new political thriller starring Hugh Laurie

The BBC has announced a high-profile political thriller called Roadkill for next year. Award-winning actor Hugh Laurie will play a Conservative minister in a major new political thriller for BBC One written by David Hare and produced by The Forge. Roadkill is a four-part fictional thriller about a self-made, forceful and charismatic politician called Peter…