Peter Kosminsky’s The State To Explore Life With ISIS

New four-part drama The State, written and directed by Peter Kosminsky (Wolf Hall), in which four young British men and women who have left their lives behind to join ISIS, starts 20th August on Channel 4. Jalal (Sam Otto) is following in his older brother’s footsteps in deciding to travel to

Baghdad Central Adapted By Stephen Butchard For C4

Channel 4 has announced Baghdad Central, a new six-part crime thriller by Stephen Butchard (The Last Kingdom) based on the novel by Elliott Colla. Baghdad Central is set in 2003. Saddam has fallen and Baghdad lies at the centre of the coalition’s efforts to secure the region. Political insurgents battle, while

Filming Begins In Africa For Our Girl Series Three

Filming has begun in Kathmandu and Cape Town on series three of Our Girl, written by Tony Grounds, which sees the return of Michelle Keegan (Ordinary Lies) as Corporal Georgie Lane. The twelve-part series, which will air later this year on BBC One, will comprise of three separate missions, and begins

BBC Reveals Casting Details For Troy: Fall Of A City

BBC One has revealed that David Farr’s (The Night Manager) eight-part epic tale of mortals and gods, Troy: Fall Of A City, will star David Threlfall and Frances O’Connor. Troy: Fall Of A City goes back to the story’s origins: to the judgement of Paris, his scandalous love affair with Helen,

Uhtred Returns To The Last Kingdom For Season Two

Adapted by Stephen Butchard from Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling novels The Lords Of The North and Sword Song, The Last Kingdom returns to BBC Two for season two on Thursday 16th March at 9pm. Set in the year 878, the second season opens as Uhtred continues to fight for his native land