Maxine Peake & Brian Gleeson Join The Bisexual

Channel 4 has announced that Maxine Peake (Dinnerladies) and Brian Gleeson (Stonemouth) will join six-part comedy drama The Bisexual, starring and directed by Desiree Akhavan (Appropriate Behaviour), which explores the differences between dating men and women. New Yorker Leila (Desiree Akhavan) is feeling lost in London having just left a ten

Charly Clive Leads Adaptation Of Rose Bretécher’s Pure

Channel 4 has announced that Charly Clive takes the lead role in its six-part adaptation of Rose Bretécher’s memoir Pure, written by Kirstie Swain (Clique), which explores what it means to be a young woman today while dealing with mental illness, and what it means to discover a whole new

Channel 4 To Adapt Lucy Kirkwood’s Play Chimerica

Channel 4 has announced new four-part drama Chimerica, based on the play by Lucy Kirkwood, in which a photojournalist tries to uncover the truth behind the iconic image that launched his career nearly 30 years ago. Set against the run-up to the 2016 US Presidential election, the original play has been

Derry Girls Confirmed For Second Series Of Troubles

Channel 4 has announced that Derry Girls, written by Lisa McGee, will return for a second series of the family comedy set against a backdrop of The Troubles. In Derry Girls, it’s the early 90s, and Erin (Saoirse Monica Jackson) and her friends are used to seeing their country on the

Filming Begins On Channel 4 Humans Season Three

Channel 4 has announced that filming has begun on season three of Humans, written by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley, which explores the ethical complexities of a new species set against a maelstrom of political chaos. One year after the dawn of consciousness, a decimated and oppressed Synth population fights to