Helen Mirren Confirmed For Catherine the Great

Sky has announced that Helen Mirren will play Catherine the Great in a four-part Sky / HBO co-production that delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine the Great wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century

First Look Trailer For Sky Atlantic Epic Britannia

Sky Atlantic has unveiled a first look trailer for Britannia, written by Jez Butterworth (Spectre), where mystical Druids run free, invincible Celts reign unopposed and invading Romans try to bring them into line. Set in 43AD, the drama follows the Roman army as they return to crush the Celtic heart of

Ben Whishaw & Hugh Grant In A Very English Scandal

BBC One has announced that Ben Whishaw (London Spy) will star as Norman Scott opposite Hugh Grant’s disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe, in Russell T Davies' three-part drama A Very English Scandal. The story begins in the late 1960s, when homosexuality had only just been decriminalised, and Liberal party leader Jeremy Thorpe

Tom Shankland Brings Bikini Killer To Trial For BBC One

BBC One has commissioned new eight-part drama The Serpent, written by Richard Warlow (Ripper Street) and directed by Tom Shankland (The Missing), based on the true story of how one of the most elusive criminals of the 20th century was caught and brought to trial. Con man, escape artist, thief, master

Series Two Trailer For Victoria Starring Jenna Coleman

ITV has released a new trailer for the second series of Victoria, written by Daisy Goodwin, which will air in the UK this autumn. Series two picks up the story six weeks after the first, with Victoria (Jenna Coleman) now a working mother, learning to balance her responsibilities as both