David Tennant to star in new Steven Moffat thriller

Davdi Tennant has been confirmed to star in Steven Moffat’s new four-part drama, Inside Man. Tennant – who worked with Moffat on Doctor Who – will join Stanley Tucci, Dolly Wells and It’s A Sin’s Lydia Wells in the star-studded cast. The “captivating” follows a prisoner on death row in the US, a Vicar in…

REVIEW Des (S1 E3/3)

The third and final episode of Des – which has been a huge critical and ratings success – entered the final phase of the case to bring Dennis Nilsen to justice. Last night, the killer’s game took a new twist when he pleaded diminished responsibility. All the prosecution now had to prove was that his…

REVIEW Des (S1 E2/3)

After last night’s superb start to this retelling of the infamous serial killer case of the early 1980s, all eyes were on Detective Superintendent Peter Jay and the killer himself, Dennis ‘Des’ Nilsen. Although Nilsen (played with superb, creepy matter-of-factness by David Tennant) was quite happy to admit to 15 killings in two suburbs of…

REVIEW: Des (S1 E1/3)

Over the past few years, ITV has become the go-to British channel for true-crime adaptations. Everything from Little Boy Blue and A Confession to White House Farm have sought to delve deeper into cases we thought we knew but quite obviously don’t, and to present the stories behind the story. With the true-crime genre so…

ITV releases first trailer for Des starring David Tennant

ITV’s Des is one of the most eagerly-anticipated crime dramas of the year. David Tennant stars as notorious 1980s serial killer Dennis Nilson, and we’ve seen plenty of images of him in full uncanny Nilson guise. But we haven’t seen a trailer. Until now. Told through the prism of three men – Dennis Nilsen (Tennant),…

REVIEW: Deadwater Fell (S1 E1/4)

Full disclosure: I was lucky enough to see the first episode of this series on a big screen at its launch, and I can tell you now the impact of watching something like this on a big screen left many in the audience jumping out of their seat and visibly drained when they left the…

The Killing Times 2019 Awards: Best Supporting Actor In A Crime Drama

The nominees: Bradley Freegard reprised his role as Evan Howells in series two of Un Bore Mercher, portraying a man who had made some bad decisions that had ripped his family part; while Stephen Graham once again proved he’s one of the country’s top talents when he appeared in series five of Line Of Duty….

Channel 4 releases trailer for Deadwater Fell and announces transmission date

One of the brand-new crime dramas we’re looking forward to in the New Year is Channel 4’s Deadwater Fell. The four-part drama, which was created by Grantchester scribe Daisy Coulam, boasts an excellent cast – David Tennant, Cush Jumbo, Anna Madeley and Matthew McNulty. Deadwater Fell is set in the small fictional town of Kirkdarroch. When a…