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BBC Two confirms air date for Natalie Dormer’s ‘The Scandalous Lady W’

BBC Two’s new 18th century drama about the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley will air later this month. The Scandalous Lady W stars Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones) as the titular Lady who left her husband to elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset, played by Aneurin Barnard (The White Queen). Endeavour actor...

‘The Royle Family’ star joins Sky1’s new football comedy

Sky1 has ordered a new sports comedy series produced by The Royle Family actor Craig Cash. Written by Joe Wilkinson (Him & Her) and David Earl (Derek), Rovers is about the fans of a local lower league football team, Redbridge Rovers. Craig Cash commented: “It’s great to be a part of Sky’s ongoing commitment to...

Watch the first trailer for ‘This Is England ’90’

The first trailer for the final chapter of Shane Meadows’ This is England saga has been released. Coming soon to Channel 4, This is England ’90 is written by Meadows with Jack Thorne (Glue). The official synopsis for the new four-part season reads: “Gazza’s tears. Hubble’s launch. Saddam’s invasion. Mandela’s release. This is 1990. This...

‘Humans’ Season 2 confirmed

Channel 4 has announced the commission of a second season of Humans. The new sci-fi drama, which began last month, is set in a world with life-like humanoids called ‘Synths’ and the first season concludes at 9pm this Sunday on Channel 4. > Order Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. Filming on eight new episodes...

Will the Doctor meet Rembrandt in ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9?

The latest edition of Doctor Who: The Fan Show has revealed a new addition to the TARDIS. Charlie McDonnell takes a look around around the set in this week’s YouTube video and an eagle-eyed fan on Twitter has spotted a painting in the background. The painting turns out to be a self-portrait by Rembrandt. While...

‘Scott and Bailey’ to return for new three-part special story

ITV has announced the commission of a fifth season of Scott and Bailey. Three new episodes will tell a single story “with scale and ambition as Scott and Bailey tackle one of the biggest and darkest cases they have ever had to face.” Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp will both return as the titular crime-fighting...

David Duchovny’s ‘Aquarius’ to air on Sky Atlantic in UK

NBC’s gritty new US drama Aquarius will begin in the UK next month. The X-Files star David Duchovny leads the cast as Los Angeles homicide detective Sam Hodiak in the show, alongside Game of Thrones actor Gethin Anthony as cult leader Charles Manson with Emma Dumont (Inherent Vice) and Claire Holt (The Vampire Diaries). Aquarius...

‘Last Tango in Halifax’ star says show will end after Season 4

Anne Reid has revealed that the next season of Last Tango in Halifax will be the drama’s last. Starring Reid and Derek Jacobi as love-struck septuagenarians Celia and Alan, the show’s third season concluded in February, attracting over 6.5 million viewers. > Buy Season 3 on DVD on Amazon. Season 4 was confirmed by BBC...

Cast announced for new BBC Three psychological drama ‘Thirteen’

My Mad Fat Diary star Jodie Comer will lead the cast of Thirteen, BBC Three’s latest drama series. Written by newcomer Marnie Dickens, Thirteen explores “how to pick up the threads of a life half-lived and how to survive as a family under the greatest pressure.” The five 60-minute episodes will tell the story of...

‘The Returned’ Season 2: Watch spooky new teaser for French drama

A brief new trailer for the second season of French supernatural drama The Returned has been unveiled. Eight new episodes began filming last September, with all the original cast returning. Season 2 will begin on Canal+ in France this autumn, before airing in the UK on Channel 4. Watch the teaser… The official synopsis for...