Cast added for ITV’s Invisible

Last month we told you that ITV had commissioned a new crime series called Invisible. Now we know about the cast. Robert Lindsay will now join Jason Watkins and Tala Gouveia for the first episode. He will star as entrepreneur and multi-millionaire, Max Crockett, alongside Ellie Kendrick, Susannah Fielding and Rosalie Craig as his daughters…

BBC picks up second series of London Kills for UK broadcast

BBC One has picked up the UK rights to the London Kills‘ five-episode second series, to air in early 2020. The channel has also confirmed it’ll go into a daytime slot, like the first series. Created by Paul Marquess, London Kills sees London serve as the backdrop for a series of murders – all investigated by…

ITV commissions crime drama based on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? fraud

The extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist’ on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is to be told in a three-part drama, Quiz announced on ITV. Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, were accused of…

Endeavour begins filming series seven, eighth series commissioned

Endeavour is one of the most popular crime shows on British TV. The Morse origin series pulls in viewers by the millions, and in Shaun Evans and Roger Allman it has one of the most effective and likeable cop pairings on TV. Now we have some news… series seven has begun filming and an eighth…

Snowboarding thriller Shiver to be adapted for television

We like to keep abreast of the latest adaptations, and we’re hearing that a new crime novel has been picked up by Firebird Pictures. Allie Reynolds’ debut novel, Shiver, has been snapped up for the TV treatment. The book is set in the French Alps and follows five friends who reunite years after taking part…

BBC One confirms Peaky Blinders transmission date

We’ve known for a while that series of five of Peaky Blinders is just around the corner. Now we know exactly when it’s going to happen, and the Beeb has given it a primetime slot. By order of the #PeakyBlinders, we hereby inform you that the Shelbys are back in business from Sunday 25th August,…

Bergerac reboot looking to start production next month

Back in February, we brought you the news that 1980s favourite, Bergerac, was getting a reboot. Now we’re hearing that the project is nearing production. Talks about bringing the 80s drama back to TV screens have been taking place over the course of the year. Back in February, Paramount Network UK announced it was looking…

Elizabeth Is Missing begins filming, adds new cast members

Filming has begun on Elizabeth Is Missing, BBC One’s feature-length adaptation of Emma Healey’s best-selling novel. The film marks Glenda Jackson’s return to the screen after over 25 years, in the leading role of Maud. Joining Jackson is Helen Behan as Helen, Sophie Rundle as Sukey and Maggie Steed as Elizabeth. Other cast announced today…

Additional cast added to series three of Tin Star

Series three of Tin Star – the final series – is currently filming in Liverpool, and the Sky crime drama has announced additions to the cast. Ian Hart, Tanya Moodie, Joanne Whalley and Kerrie Hayes have all signed on. It picks up after Jack and Angela revealed the truth to their daughter Anna. Thousands of…

BBC One releases first trailer for Peaky Blinders series five

The fifth series of turn-of-the-century, Birmingham-based gangster drama, Peaky Blinders, is just around the corner. Now BBC One has released the first trailer. Power comes at a price. Get ready for the new series of #PeakyBlinders, coming soon to @BBCOne and @BBCiPlayer. pic.twitter.com/IqYGSNCNsB — BBC One (@BBCOne) July 30, 2019 Series five of Steven Knight’s…

Foyle’s War creator “up for new episodes” or even “new series”

Beloved classic Foyle’s War could be getting more episodes, or even a new series, according to creator Anthony Horowitz. Speaking to the Radio Times, Horowitz said: “I’d certainly be up for a Christmas special or two if anybody asked.” Addressing the series’ so-called ‘missing year’ of 1944, he said: “It would actually make a whole…

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…