Unforgotten recommissioned for a fifth series by ITV

Unforgotten fans where left in emotional limbo last night, when the death of Cassie Stuart caused them to weep openly, as well as hope and pray for a new, fifth series. And now ITV has confirmed that Chris Lang will be back for a fifth run of the outstanding British crime drama. Furthermore, ITV said…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E6/6)

There haven’t been many greater shocks in British detective TV than last week’s traumatic car crash in which Cassie was side-swiped by a speeding vehicle. Not only did it come completely out of the blue, but it also left so many unanswered questions – is the collision anything to do with the murder case? Could…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E5/6)

With the revelation that the victim Walsh was killed by a metal object in the head, it becomes pretty clear that all five in the car colluded in covering up the death. Intriguing little details about their lives start to come up. Ram Sidhu had been accused of using excessive force twice; Dean Barton’s real…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E4/6)

It has not been the best week for the profile of the British police in the real world, following the melée that marred Reclaim The Streets’ Clapham Common vigil in memory of murdered Sarah Everard. So, as usual, we look to the fictional world inhabited by DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) to…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E3/6)

Since seeing bulletins about the discovery of the 30-year-old murder of Matthew Walsh splashed all over the TV news, no one has had a good night’s sleep – not DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) nor our four suspects. And such is the tension that is racking up that we,…

Harry and Meghan interview: What does that mean for Unforgotten?

Unforgotten is currently the most-watched crime drama in the UK, with ITV confirming yesterday that episode one attracted 7.4million viewers after a week of consolidated figures. However, the channel announced this morning that it had purchased the Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which will air in Unforgotten’s usual slot – Monday…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E2/6)

To bowdlerise Philip Larkin: they screw you up, your mum and dad; they may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults they had, and add some extra, just for you. Mothers and fathers and that fateful inheritance that can blight or boost your life has often played a part in…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E1/6)

Hold up a minute! We find out early in the first episode in the fourth series of this monumentally brilliant and mould-breaking series that DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) wants to retire from the police force? Say it isn’t so. That’s like the Queen saying: “Sod constitutional monarchy for a game of soldiers – I’m…

ITV confirms transmission date for Unforgotten

We teased at the start of the year 2021 could well be a huge year for crime drama in the UK, thanks to a raft of COVID-delayed productions as well as new series. Once of those big, big series is ITV’s Unforgotten. And now we know when it’s coming back. The fourth series opens with…

Series four of Unforgotten begins filming

It’s been a topsy-turvy year for TV drama production but we’re starting to get some activity, which means 2021 should be a bumper year. The latest big-name series in the crime drama genre to resume filming is ITV’s Unforgotten. Despite the show beginning production back in January, it was halted due to the COVID pandemic….

Unforgotten begins production on series four, reveals plotlines

Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar reprise their roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI Sunny Khan as production begins on the highly-anticipated fourth series of Unforgotten. The new six-part series charts a fresh investigation into another emotionally-charged cold case murder. Walker and Bhaskar are joined by Sheila Hancock, Susan Lynch, Phaldut Sharma, Liz White, Andy…

ITV renews Unforgotten for a fourth series

Some good news has been issued forth from the town square: ITV has announced today that one of the most consistent, affecting British crime dramas of the past decade, Unforgotten, will return for a fourth series. The new series will see Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar reprise their roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI…