Unforgotten recommissioned for a fifth series by ITV

Unforgotten fans where left in emotional limbo last night, when the death of Cassie Stuart caused them to weep openly, as well as hope and pray for a new, fifth series. And now ITV has confirmed that Chris Lang will be back for a fifth run of the outstanding British crime drama. Furthermore, ITV said…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E6/6)

There haven’t been many greater shocks in British detective TV than last week’s traumatic car crash in which Cassie was side-swiped by a speeding vehicle. Not only did it come completely out of the blue, but it also left so many unanswered questions – is the collision anything to do with the murder case? Could…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E5/6)

With the revelation that the victim Walsh was killed by a metal object in the head, it becomes pretty clear that all five in the car colluded in covering up the death. Intriguing little details about their lives start to come up. Ram Sidhu had been accused of using excessive force twice; Dean Barton’s real…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E3/6)

Since seeing bulletins about the discovery of the 30-year-old murder of Matthew Walsh splashed all over the TV news, no one has had a good night’s sleep – not DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) and DS Sunny Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) nor our four suspects. And such is the tension that is racking up that we,…

Harry and Meghan interview: What does that mean for Unforgotten?

Unforgotten is currently the most-watched crime drama in the UK, with ITV confirming yesterday that episode one attracted 7.4million viewers after a week of consolidated figures. However, the channel announced this morning that it had purchased the Oprah Winfrey interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which will air in Unforgotten’s usual slot – Monday…

REVIEW Unforgotten (S4 E1/6)

Hold up a minute! We find out early in the first episode in the fourth series of this monumentally brilliant and mould-breaking series that DCI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) wants to retire from the police force? Say it isn’t so. That’s like the Queen saying: “Sod constitutional monarchy for a game of soldiers – I’m…

ITV confirms transmission date for Unforgotten

We teased at the start of the year 2021 could well be a huge year for crime drama in the UK, thanks to a raft of COVID-delayed productions as well as new series. Once of those big, big series is ITV’s Unforgotten. And now we know when it’s coming back. The fourth series opens with…

Nicola Walker to star in new Alibi crime drama Annika

Nicola Walker is already a crime drama legend thanks to her roles in Spooks and, latterly, Unforgotten. Now the actress is set to appear in a new crime drama from UKTV channel, Alibi. The six-part Annika based on the hugely successful Radio 4 drama, written by Nick Walker and will see Olivier-award-winner Walker bring the leading character, DI…

Series four of Unforgotten begins filming

It’s been a topsy-turvy year for TV drama production but we’re starting to get some activity, which means 2021 should be a bumper year. The latest big-name series in the crime drama genre to resume filming is ITV’s Unforgotten. Despite the show beginning production back in January, it was halted due to the COVID pandemic….

ITV renews Unforgotten for a fourth series

Some good news has been issued forth from the town square: ITV has announced today that one of the most consistent, affecting British crime dramas of the past decade, Unforgotten, will return for a fourth series. The new series will see Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar reprise their roles as DCI Cassie Stuart and DI…

REVIEW: Unforgotten (S3 E6/6)

The death of suspect Peter Carr on her watch was a punch to the solar plexus Cassie (Nicola Walker) was not ready for. As her guilt drags her down, sidekick Sunny (Sanjeev Bhaskar) has regained his customary haunted, confused demeanour as he watches his beloved colleague’s spirits circle the mental drain. Since the police raid…