BBC Orders Three More Series Of Call The Midwife

BBC One has announced that Call The Midwife has been commissioned for three more eight-part series and three Christmas specials which will take the nuns and midwives right into the mid-1960s by series nine. Call The Midwife has been one of Britain’s most popular drama series since it launched in 2012,

New On Sundays: My Mother And Other Strangers

New five part BBC One drama from Barry Devlin (Darling Buds of May), My Mother And Other Strangers is the first drama commission to air resulting from the BBC and Northern Ireland Screen Partnership Agreement which aims to develop a competitive screen industry in Northern Ireland. Set in Northern Ireland during

Poliakoff’s Close To The Enemy To Air In November

BBC Two has announced that Stephen Poliakoff's (Dancing On The Edge) seven part period drama Close To The Enemy, largely set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of World War II, will air this November. Close To The Enemy follows intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson (Jim Sturgess), whose last

BBC Reveals Casting For Peter Moffat’s The Last Post

BBC One has confirmed casting for Peter Moffat's (Undercover) forthcoming six part drama, The Last Post. It will star Jessie Buckley (War & Peace), Amanda Drew (Broadchurch), Ben Miles (Coupling), Stephen Campbell Moore (History Boys)‎ and Jessica Raine‎ (Call The Midwife). Set in the mid-Sixties in the shimmering heat of Aden,

ITV Orders Victoria To Return For Second Series

ITV has announced that Victoria, which averaged 7.7 million viewers for its first series, has commissioned a second series from screenwriter Daisy Goodwin and production company Mammoth Screen. ITV Director of Television, Kevin Lygo, said: "Mammoth and Daisy Goodwin have brought the characters so vividly to life in this series,