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

Call The Midwife Returns For Series 7 Next Week

Call The Midwife, written and created by Heidi Thomas, returns to BBC One for an eight-part seventh series on Sunday 21st January. In series seven, it's 1963 and the nuns and nurses see the old East End vanishing, as slum clearances make way for bold new tower blocks to accommodate expanding

Dominic West As Jean Valjean In Les Misérables

Dominic West (The Affair) will star as Jean Valjean, with David Oyelowo (Selma) as Javert and Lily Collins (Rosie) as Fantine, in Andrew Davies' adaptation of Les Misérables for BBC One. Over six episodes, Les Misérables will tell the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape the shadow

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