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New ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner Chris Chibnall ‘tried to persuade Capaldi to stay’

Doctor Who writer Steven Moffat has revealed that Peter Capaldi “came close to staying” for a fourth season. Capaldi announced last month that he will be departing the show in this year’s Christmas special, which is also Moffat’s final episode as showrunner. The Thirteenth Doctor will make their debut in the festive episode, ahead of Chris Chibnall’s...

Take a look at the cast of ‘Skins’ writer’s new BBC Three drama ‘Clique’

A brand new promotional photo has been released for BBC Three’s Clique. Created by Jess Brittain (Skins), the six-part drama sees two best friends drawn into an elite clique of alpha girls led by their lecturer in their first few weeks at university. Clique stars Synnove Karlsen in her television debut as Holly alongside The Fall actress Aisling...

Two new ‘Doctor Who’ DVDs arriving next month

Koch Media has announced the release of two new Doctor Who DVDs, which will be of particular interest for fans of the Third Doctor’s era. The Doctors: The Jon Pertwee Years arrives on Monday 6 March and features an impressive collection of interviews from the actors and creators who brought the Third Doctor’s world to life in...

Chris Chibnall’s first season of ‘Doctor Who’ delayed until autumn 2018?

Rumours from BBC sources have suggested that there will be another long hiatus between the next two seasons of Doctor Who. Steven Moffat’s final season as showrunner of Doctor Who begins on Saturday 15 April, nearly 20 months after Season 9 started on 19 September 2015. Here’s everything we know so far about Season 10. It now...

‘Broadchurch’ return date confirmed for Season 3

ITV has confirmed the start date for the final season of Broadchurch. David Tennant and Olivia Colman are back as DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller, this time investigating a serious sexual assault in the Dorset community. Buy the Season 1-2 box set on Amazon here. Order Season 3 on DVD on Amazon here....

Benedict Cumberbatch to star in ‘The Child In Time’ adaptation for BBC One

BBC One has announced the commission of a new adaptation of Ian McEwan’s The Child In Time. The BBC co-production with Masterpiece and Downton Abbey executive producer Rebecca Eaton will adapted from McEwan’s Whitbread Prize winning novel by Stephen Butchard (Five Daughters, The Last Kingdom). Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch will lead the cast of the 90-minute film as...

Watch trailer for ‘Line of Duty’ star’s new psychological thriller ‘The Replacement’

BBC One has released the first trailer for new Glasgow-set psychological thriller The Replacement. Written and directed by Joe Ahearne (The Secret of Crickley Hall, Doctor Who), the three-part series is led by Vicky McClure (Line of Duty) and Morven Christie (The A Word). The cast also includes Dougray Scott, Neve McIntosh, Richard Rankin, Navin Chowdhry and...

‘The Tunnel’ Season 3 confirmed: ‘Vengeance’ will end the series

Sky Atlantic has ordered a third and final season of crime thriller The Tunnel. Adapted from the Danish/Swedish crime drama The Bridge, the British-French series launched in October 2013 and a second season began in April 2016. Buy the Season 1-2 box set on Amazon here. Written by the show’s lead writer Emilia Di Girolamo (Law & Order:...

‘Paula’ first look: Denise Gough stars in BBC Two’s new revenge drama

BBC Two has released the first promotional photo for Paula. Written by Conor McPherson, in his first original television series, the new three-part revenge drama is about a brief encounter that ends in violence. The cast is led by Olivier-award winning actress Denise Gough and Victoria star Tom Hughes. Gough commented last year: “Having worked with Conor McPherson...