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Watch trailer for ITV’s new ‘Maigret’ mystery ‘Night at the Crossroads’

Rowan Atkinson returns to ITV as legendary French fictional detective Jules Maigret in a new Maigret mystery this Easter. Adapted by Stewart Harcourt from Georges Simenon’s story, ‘Night At The Crossroads’ also stars Aiden McCardle (Mr Selfridge), Shaun Dingwall (Death In Paradise), Lucy Cohu (Broadchurch) and Leo Starr (Lewis). Buy ITV’s first two Maigret adaptations on DVD here. Solving the...

When does ‘Versailles’ Season 2 start on BBC Two?

Versailles will return to BBC Two for a second season later this month. The sumptuous period drama is back with ten new episodes. Versailles launched in the UK in May 2016, depicting the decadent and turbulent early reign of Louis XIV (George Blagden). Buy the Season 1 box set on Amazon here. Season 2 begins...

Peter Capaldi on why we need ‘Doctor Who’ now more than ever

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi has praised the show’s message of “kindness and intelligence and care.” Season 10 begins at 7.20pm on Saturday 15 April on BBC One with ‘The Pilot’. Pre-order the new season on DVD on Amazon here. Pre-order the new season on Blu-ray on Amazon here. Asked what Doctor Who offers the world at such...

‘Downton Abbey’ movie will begin filming at ‘the end of this year’

It looks production is finally gearing up for the long-awaited Downton Abbey film. Rumours surrounding the movie have been going around for over a year now, with a production source announcing in January that “the financing ducks are being lined up very nicely.” A PR representative for actor Jeremy Swift, who played Spratt in the final three seasons of Downton...

BBC confirms when ‘Poldark’ Season 3 will begin

Poldark will be back on BBC One earlier than expected. Based on Winston Graham’s books, the award-winning Cornish saga launched in March 2015 and returned to BBC One for a second season in September 2016. Buy the complete Season 1-2 box set on Amazon here. The third season began filming last autumn, with nine new episodes again written by Debbie...

‘The Durrells’ Season 2 start date confirmed

ITV has announced that the new season of The Durrells will begin later this month. Based upon Gerald Durrell’s classic trilogy of Corfu memoirs, the family drama launched in April 2016 and tells the story of Louisa Durrell, who makes a radical change and uproots her four unruly ‘children’ Larry, Leslie, Margo and Gerry, from Bournemouth...

Peter Capaldi will film final ‘Doctor Who’ scenes in July

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi will shoot his final moments as the Doctor this summer. It was announced in January that the Thick of It star would be leaving Doctor Who in this year’s Christmas special alongside departing showrunner Steven Moffat. Here’s everything we know so far about Season 10. Season 10 finished filming last week and the...

‘Grantchester’ return date confirmed for Season 3

ITV has confirmed that the new season of Grantchester will begin later this month. Based on The Grantchester Mysteries by James Runcie, the drama series launched in October 2014 and a second season aired on ITV in spring 2016, followed by the show’s first Christmas special last December. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. Buy Season...

Watch trailer for Miriam Margolyes’ new BBC Four comedy ‘Bucket’

BBC Four has released a trailer for new “bittersweet comedy” series Bucket. Written by and starring Frog Stone, the four 30-minute episodes co-star Miriam Margolyes as her madcap mother, who celebrates turning 70 by writing a bucket list. The official synopsis reads: “Mim (Miriam Margolyes) is an eccentric free spirit who believes 70 is the new...

Launch date announced for BBC Three’s ‘Queer Britain’ documentary series

BBC Three has revealed details of a new documentary series exploring what it means to be queer in Britain in 2017. Queer Britain will be presented by YouTuber and journalist Riyadh Khalaf and “aims to get under the skin of queer culture and shine a light on the challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community.” Khalaf commented: “I’m incredibly excited for...