BBC announces The Missing spin-off series, Baptiste, starring Tchéky Karyo

Arguably the best thing about The Missing – Harry and Jack Williams’ helter-skelter series – was Tchéky Karyo’s Julien Baptiste: that wily, brain-tumour-suffering detective who stopped at nothing to find those missing kids. I don’t mean to namecheck but I did once have a conversation with Harry over a glass of wine a few years back,…

Review: Liar (S1 E1/6), Monday 11th September, ITV

NB: Spoilers inside I have to admit I wasn’t looking forward to watching Liar. Yes, it’s created by Harry and Jack Williams, and yes, it stars the ever-reliable Joanne Froggatt (and Ioan Gruffud), but this was advertised as a story about a young woman who had gone out on a date with a reputable surgeon,…

ITV confirms Liar transmission date

September is going to be a big month for Harry and Jack Williams, the siblings behind BBC One’s The Missing. They have a new, ITV series is called Liar starting up in a few weeks and again it sounds intriguing. I think the Williams brothers have now patented the word intriguing when it comes to…

BBC confirms Rellik transmission date

It’s going to be a big week of crime drama action in the a few weeks’ time, with a couple of primetime series kicking off. One of them is Rellik, an intriguing new six-parter from the minds of Harry and Jack Williams, the sibling showrunners of The Missing. Indeed, that very same week, the Williams…

Interview: Harry and Jack Williams, One Of Us

Look out for next week. It’s when some big, new series start. None more so than the Williams brothers’ new four-part whodunit, One Of Us. The brothers are one of the hottest properties in TV at the moment thanks to last year’s The Missing, and with a new series of that starting this autumn, it’s…