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‘Prime Suspect: 1973’ start date confirmed

ITV has announced the launch date for its new Prime Suspect prequel series. Adapted from Lynda La Plante’s bestselling novel, Tennison, the crime drama stars Stefanie Martini (Doctor Thorne, Endeavour) as the young incarnation of Helen Mirren’s iconic character Jane Tennison. Martini is joined by Blake Harrison (Dad’s Army, The Inbetweeners) and Sam Reid (Belle, The Riot Club) as Jane’s superiors...

‘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....

Start date confirmed for new season of ‘Inside No.9’

BBC Two has announced the start date for the third season of Inside No.9. Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s critically-acclaimed and award-winning anthology series is back with five new episodes, following last December’s festive special, ‘The Devil Of Christmas’. Pre-order Season 3 on DVD on Amazon here. Season 3 begins at 10pm on Tuesday 21 February on BBC Two...

BBC Four confirms UK start date for American slavery drama ‘Roots’

The Emmy nominated Roots will begin airing in the UK next month on BBC Four. Based on Alex Haley’s novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family, A+E Networks’ four-part drama series was broadcast in the US last year to great critical acclaim. Roots is a modern-day retelling of the life and legacy of Kunta Kinte – a...

‘Stan Lee’s Lucky Man’ Season 2 start date confirmed

The new season of Stan Lee’s Lucky Man will begin next month. An “action-packed crime drama about fate, gambling, superstition and the consequences of our actions”, the show launched in January 2016 and became Sky1’s highest-rated original drama series ever. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. James Nesbitt (The Missing) is back as Detective...

ITV confirms start date for Michelle Keegan love story drama ‘Tina and Bobby’

Our Girl star Michelle Keegan’s new ITV drama Tina and Bobby will begin on ITV later this week. Written by Lauren Klee (EastEnders, Waterloo Road), the new three-part drama series tells the story of England and West Ham legend Bobby Moore’s life with his childhood sweetheart, Tina Dean, from their humble beginnings to the dizzy...

‘Tracey Ullman’s Show’ return date confirmed for Season 2

Tracey Ullman’s Show is back on BBC One next month for a second season. Featuring a mix of sketches, celebrity impressions and songs, the comedy series launched in January 2016 and saw Tracey Ullman return to BBC One after a break of 30 years, with a consolidated audience of over 4 million viewers. Buy Season 1 on DVD on...

UK start date confirmed for ’24: Legacy’ reboot

The brand new season of 24 will air in the UK just over a week after its US debut. Introducing Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as the show’s new lead, following the departure of original star Kiefer Sutherland, 24: Legacy is from Emmy® Award-winning executive producers Howard Gordon (Homeland) and Brian Grazer (24). Featuring the same real-time...

‘Midsomer Murders’ return date confirmed for Season 19

The new season of Midsomer Murders will begin on ITV later this month. Neil Dudgeon returns as DCI Barnaby, joined by newcomer Nick Hendrix (Marcella, The Crown) as DS Jamie Winter. Hendrix commented earlier this year: “I’m genuinely thrilled to join this bastion of British TV. It’s a real privilege to be part of a hugely successful and much loved show...