Sky To Chart The Birth Of A Nation In Jamestown

Sky 1 has announced the commission of Jamestown, an eight part drama written by Bill Gallagher (Lark Rise to Candleford, The Paradise), which charts the early days of the first British settlers as they embark on their lives in America. Confirmed cast members include Naomi Battrick (Jocelyn), Sophie Rundle (Alice), Niamh

Idris Elba To Star In New Sky Drama Guerrilla

Sky has commissioned Guerrilla, a new six part drama for Sky Atlantic which follows a couple whose passion propels them from political activism to radical militancy. John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) will write most of the episodes, and Idris Elba (Luther) will star. Guerrilla tells the story of a politically

ITV Orders Second Series Of Durrells After Two Episodes

ITV has commissioned a second series of its hit new family drama The Durrells after just two episodes. The series is ITV’s highest rated new drama of the year, and its highest rated new show since September 2014. The first episode launched on ITV with 6.4m and a 29% share