Slow Horses begins filming seasons 3 and 4

One of our favourite series of the year – an adaptation of Mick Herron’s celebrated ‘Slough House’ novels (more on those later) – has begun filming series three and four, according to reports. Series two of Slow Horses, based on the book Dead Lions, will be broadcast later this year, but Apple+ TV has started…

REVIEW Slow Horses (S1 E1&2/6)

Based on the award-winning novels by British novelist Mick Herron and featuring a seriously great, starry cast, the six-episode series is indeed a spy thriller of sorts, but at its heart is a broken, irascible, downbeat and downright Falstaffian anti-hero. We’ve gotten so used to spy thrillers being slick, glamorous and almost celebrating and fetishising…

Gary Oldman to play Jackson Lamb in TV adaptation of Mick Herron books

Speak to any British crime author and they’ll tell you that Mick Herron’s ‘Slough House’ books are the best around. The spy thrillers have caused many to dub Herron the ‘new Le Carre’ and his main protagonist, the, ahem, flawed Jackson Lamb as a Falstaff-type of character. So it’s with huge anticipation that Herron’s books…