David Tennant series Inside Man gets transmission date from BBC One

The highly-anticipated four-part series, Inside Man, starring David Tennant and created by former Sherlock and Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat, now has a transmission date. It begins with the tagline: “Everyone’s a murderer. You just have to meet the right person.” In the US, a prisoner on death row is seeking atonement as he faces…

Litvinenko: David Tennant to star as tragic Russian agent in ITV drama

David Tennant will star as Alexander Litvinenko in a new, eponymously titled ITV drama series. Litvinenko was a former Russian Federal Security Services and KGB officer whosedeath, from polonium poisoning in November 2006, triggered one of the most complex and dangerous investigations in the history of the Metropolitan Police. The drama also focuses upon the…

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),…