REVIEW The North Water (S1 E1/5)

Like many people, during lockdown 1.0 I lost all concentration. I lost my reading mojo, and I just switched to easy watches. Heavy crime drama wasn’t doing it for me. But then, somehow, I began to catch up in the autumn and winter and one of the series I really enjoyed was The Terror. The…

BBC Two confirms transmission date for The North Water

It’s a busy period at the moment as many of the main channels here in the UK are announcing premiere dates for some of the big autumn series. With this in mind, we now know when The North Water will start. Based on the acclaimed novel by Ian McGuire, the five-part series tells the story…

BBC Two releases new images for The North Water

We can’t wait for The North Water, the dark period drama starring Stephen Graham and Colin Farrell. The new photos feature Jack O’Connell as Patrick Sumner, Farrell as Henry Drax, and Graham as Captain Brownlee, alongside Tom Courtenay as Baxter, seen here in character for the first time. The North Water also stars Peter Mullan,…

Colin Farrell to star in BBC Two thriller

Golden Globe-winner Colin Farrell has boarded the BBC Two four-part thriller The North Water, being adapted and directed by multi-award-winning Andrew Haigh. Based on the critically acclaimed novel from Ian McGuire, this tale of murder, mystery and survival has topped critic’s lists around the world and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and named…