ITV Wants Desire From BAFTA Winner Jeremy Brock

ITV has commissioned Desire, a new five-part drama about parental love, passion and divorce from BAFTA award winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock (The Last King of Scotland). Desire follows Leia, who is just about managing to hold her life together in the face of a messy divorce when she finds herself

Diana Rigg Joins Victoria As Season Two Begins Filming

As filming begins on the eight-part second season of Victoria, it has been confirmed that Dame Diana Rigg (Game Of Thrones) will join the cast as the Duchess of Bucchleuch, the young Queen’s new Mistress of the Robes who is renowned for speaking her mind. The story continues six weeks

Channel 4 Goes To School With Return Of 8pm Drama

Channel 4 has announced its return to 8pm week night drama as filming begins on six-part drama Ackley Bridge, about a vibrant and multicultural Yorkshire comprehensive school, starring Jo Joyner (Ordinary Lies) and Paul Nicholls (Law and Order). Ackley Bridge is a Yorkshire mill town, where the school systems have become

Ashley Jensen Confirmed For Love, Lies and Records

Ashley Jensen (Agatha Raisin) will star in Love, Lies and Records, a new six part BBC One drama by Kay Mellor (In The Club) which follows Registrar Kate Dickinson as she juggles her personal life with the daily dramas of births, marriages and deaths. After being promoted to Superintendent, Kate (Ashley

Sky Orders David Walliams’ Ratburger For Christmas

Sky 1 has announced that it will air an adaptation of David Walliams’ children’s novel Ratburger this Christmas, starring Sheridan Smith (Cilla), Mark Benton (The Halcyon), Nigel Planer (The Young Ones), Ben Bailey Smith (Law and Order: UK), and David Walliams himself. Ratburger Zoe (Talia Barnett) who has a stepmother (Smith)