Jared Harris In Chernobyl For Sky / HBO Venture

Five-part mini series Chernobyl, starring Jared Harris (Mad Men), is the first Sky/HBO project to be greenlit under a $250m multi-year co-production investment deal. Written by Craig Mazin (The Huntsman: Winter’s War) and directed by Johan Renck (The Last Panthers), the series focuses on the heart-breaking scale of the nuclear

Suranne Jones To Lead Historical Drama Gentleman Jack

BBC One has announced that Suranne Jones (Doctor Foster) will lead new eight-part drama Gentleman Jack, written by Sally Wainwright (Happy Valley), based on the remarkable diaries of 19th century landowner Anne Lister. Set in 1832, Anne returns after years of exotic travel and social climbing to transform the fate of

Denis Lawson Confirmed For Victoria Series Two

ITV has announced that the second series of Victoria, written by Daisy Goodwin, will feature Denis Lawson (New Tricks) as the Duke of Atholl, who welcomes Victoria and Albert to the Highlands, in scenes filmed at Blair Castle in Perthshire. Series two picks up the story six weeks after the

Hugh Grant Returns To TV With A Very English Scandal

BBC One has announced that Hugh Grant (About A Boy) will play disgraced MP Jeremy Thorpe in three-part drama A Very English Scandal, adapted by Russell T Davies from the book by John Preston. Stephen Frears will direct. A Very English Scandal begins in the late 1960s, when homosexuality had only

ITV Releases First Look Trailer For Victoria Series Two

To celebrate the anniversary of Queen Victoria’s birthday, ITV has released a first-look preview trailer for the eight-part second series and two-hour Christmas special of Victoria, written by Daisy Goodwin, which airs this Autumn. Series two picks up the story six weeks after the first, with Victoria (Jenna Coleman) now a