This season of the gripping ITV drama centred on crimes against women and explored the cold case of missing teenage girl Tania Mills, as well as the domestic violence against and unfortunate tragic killing of Georgina Teel (Rosa Coduri) at the hands of her partner Mark Brannon (Charley Palmer Rothwell) in the present .
The Listeners follows a woman who, lying in bed next to her husband one night, hears a low hum that he cannot. This innocuous noise begins causing Claire Devon headaches, nosebleeds and insomnia, gradually upsetting the balance of her life, though no obvious source or medical cause can be found. When she discovers that a student of hers can also hear the hum, the two strike up an unlikely and intimate friendship, and start a community.
Show is set in present-day Liverpool, where twentysomethings Elliot and Jess are best friends united by a bond of grief at losing Peter—the first and only love of Elliot and Jess’ twin brother. When Elliot meets Will, he starts to think he can put the past behind him, but when Elliot learns Will has his own dark secrets, just as Jess is contacted by somebody claiming to be her brother, it sets into motion a determination for the pair to find out if Elliot’s romantically cursed—or being targeted.
Gripping Five-Part Psychological Drama Adapted from Alex Dahl’s Best-Selling Novel.
Elisa’s world is turned upside down when her young daughter Lucia is kidnapped at a sleepover. Who is the mystery woman who took Lucia, and what secrets does she know about Elisa?
Contenders, ready! Gladiators, ready! One of the most exciting and iconic sports entertainment gameshows ever, Gladiators will be returning to TV in its brand new home on the BBC
“Passenger” follows “a close-knit community who are unwilling to face their fears of change, of outsiders and of the unknown. Set in the fictional small Northern town of Chadder Vale, former Met Police detective Riya Ajunwa (Mosaku) investigates a series of strange and inexplicable crimes that have the townsfolk spinning on an axis,”
The story of Jimmy Savile's life from his working-class roots, to his rise to TV stardom as a BBC presenter, and his later years when he managed to keep his reign of sexual abuse concealed until after his death in 2011.
Significant Other is a beautifully unconventional love story told through a comedic lens, that explores the depths of love, disappointment, and the surprises that life still has to offer.
Twenty-five years after it wowed critics and took the UK box office by storm, The Full Monty has finally scored a sequel.
An eight-part series reuniting the original cast – including Robert Carlyle as Gaz, Mark Addy as Dave and Lesley Sharp as Jean – is streaming now on Disney Plus, picking up two decades after the Monty gang strutted their stuff on the stage of a Sheffield nightclub.
Jenn is working late when an emergency is called in. She races to the scene to find horror unfolding for a broken family and must now uncover the truth behind it.
TV true crime drama The Long Shadow, in a brand new trailer for the series.
The new drama, which is set to air this month, boasts a star-studded cast including Toby Jones (Detectorists), David Morrissey (Sherwood) and Daniel Mays (Line of Duty), among many others.
The series comes from Hijack and Lupin screenwriter George Kay and is directed by Lewis Arnold (Des, Sherwood), so you know it's going to be an enthralling and gripping watch.
This three-part drama, which is impeccably put together, also serves as a tender tribute to British television in the late 70s and early 80s. As such, it is nicotine-stained, fuggy, floral and blousy, peeking out from over the top of increasingly enormous specs. Helena Bonham Carter is brilliant as Gordon, known to her friends and fans as Nolly, and we meet her in the twilight of her career.
Retired Detective Alex Ridley is lured back into service as a consultant detective when his former protégée, Carol Farman, needs help cracking a complex murder case.
1970s, rural England. Richard and Juliette’s seemingly idyllic family life is thrown into turmoil when their son Ewan starts acting out of character, creating an insurmountable wedge between the once happy couple.
At Starve Acre, their remote family home, archeologist Richard buries himself in exploring a folkloric myth that the ancient oak tree on their land is imbued with phenomenal powers. While Juliette turns to the local community to find some kind of peace, Richard obsessively digs deeper.
An unexpected discovery soon occupies the couple’s attention and dark and sinister forces, unwittingly allowed into the home, offer a disturbing possibility of reconnection between them.
Happy Valley season 3 will feature a murder mystery that brings Sergeant Catherine Cawood face-to-face with her old adversary, Tommy Lee Royce (Norton).
“When Catherine discovers the remains of a gangland murder victim in a drained reservoir it sparks a chain of events that unwittingly leads her straight back to Tommy Lee Royce,” the official BBC synopsis says. “Her grandson Ryan is now sixteen and still living with Catherine, but he has ideas of his own about what kind of relationship he wants to have with the man Catherine refuses to acknowledge as his father.
“Still battling the seemingly never-ending problem of drugs in the valley and those who supply them, Catherine is on the cusp of retirement.”
When his father dies, Fat Charlie Nancy discovers that not only was the late Mr Nancy actually the god Anansi, but he also has a long-lost brother, Spider, who is everything Fat Charlie is not. When Spider begins to take over Fat Charlie's life, his flat and even his fiancée, Rosie, Fat Charlie is forced to make a pact that lands him in trouble with the gods themselves....
Anansi Boys is a story of love, laughter, music and murder, old gods and new tricks that takes Fat Charlie from his home in South London to Florida, the Caribbean, and the very beginning of the World itself. Or the End of the World. Depending on which direction you're coming from.
Maggie and Birdy, besties since school, finally land in London to live it large, when the unexpected happens – dependable Birdy gets a steady boyfriend. A generous, funny, warm-hearted for millennials which covers bad dates and squalid flat-shares, heartaches and humiliations, and, most importantly, unbreakable female friendships."
The press release from ITV sets the scene: “Their holiday is a chance to unwind and for Kathy and Martin to spend some much-needed time together. Until unsuspecting Noah accepts a seemingly innocent invitation to a beach party from a fellow holidaymaker, Rosie (Jodie Campbell), who is staying at the same hotel.
The lives of a photojournalist, a soccer mom and a homicide detective are disturbed by a terrible event from the past.
In the summer of 1962, twenty-year-old Vivien Epstein, a Jewish hairdresser from Manchester, arrives in London following the death of her father. Alone in the world, she is looking for Jack Fox, a man she had a brief but intense love affair with some months before. Her search leads her into the fight against resurgent fascism in East London, where members of the Jewish community are taking to the streets, in and around Ridley Road.
Set in 1832 West Yorkshire, England, Gentleman Jack is inspired by the true-story and coded journals of Anne Lister (played by Suranne Jones), and follows her attempt to revitalize her inherited home, Shibden Hall. Most notably for the time period, a part of Lister’s plan is to help the fate of her own family by taking a wife.
Sol, Mo, Ray, Cedric and Leah are gamers - best friends in real life and online. Hang out with TEAM SMoRCLe as they face quests and conquer game worlds online as well as tackling the biggest game of all: the game of Real Life.
Noel Clarke leads an all-star cast in the brand new Tiger Aspect drama series Viewpoint for ITV, in association with Unstoppable Film and Television.
Channel 5’s psychological thriller Anne Boleyn stars Jodie Turner-Smith as Henry VIII’s ill-fated second wife Anne Boleyn, now considered to be one of the most influential queen consorts in history.
The Irregulars is an upcoming British-American crime drama streaming television series developed by Drama Republic for Netflix. Based on the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, it features the Baker Street Irregulars working for Dr Watson saving London from supernatural elements.
Four people, one building, many lives. When life happens, you just have to deal with it. From the world of Doctor Foster.
Due out on C4 in 2020. The 5-part series Boys, written by Russell T Davies (Queer As Folk, A Very English Scandal, Cucumber), and produced by RED Production Company, follows the story of the 1980s, the story of AIDS, and the story of three boys, Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin, across the decade.
Release Date: March 2020. Based on the bestselling novel by James Patterson and Liza Marklund, The Postcard Killings centers on New York Detective Jacob Kanon's (The Walking Dead's Jeffrey Dean Morgan) search for the person (or maybe killers?) involved in the London murder of his son-in-law and daughter.
Set in Scotland and exploring the world of SIFA, the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science, Traces introduces us to three compelling and very different female characters - Emma Hedges (Windsor), Prof. Sarah Gordon (Fraser) and Prof. Kathy Torrance (Spence) - who together will use the rigors of forensics to uncover the truth about an unsolved murder case.
Season 2 premieres August 11 2019. A drama series created by Oscar and WGA nominee Jesse Armstrong. Set in New York, Succession explores themes of power, politics, money, and family.
The Hidden/Craith - the psychological crime drama will return for the second series in Autumn 2019.
Jan 2019. The 8th series of the British comedy-drama television series.
Release Date 14 June 2019.
In 1950s small town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient's mother.
This is not so much a love story about a "forbidden" love, but it is also about a child who slowly discovers how things work in the adult world.
Years and Years, the new Russell T Davies drama which follows a tumultuous 15 years in Britain through the eyes of one family, is set to air on BBC1 in 2019.
March 2019 - ITV.
Detective Sergeant Lisa Armstrong investigates a missing person case in Morecambe. As a police Family Liaison Officer, she's trained never to get emotionally involved. But Lisa realises she's got a personal connection with this frightened family.
Christmas 2018 - BBC1.
The Midnight Gang is an adaptation of the book by David Walliams.
The Midnight Gang tells the extraordinarily heartwarming and funny story of five children on their quest for adventure! It is a story of friendship, magic and most importantly... making dreams and wishes come true.
Date of Release 2019. A prequel to the stories of Peter Pan and Alice in Wonderland. Starring Angelina Jolie.
Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are forced to choose between home and imagination, setting the stage for their iconic journeys into Wonderland and Neverland.
From Peter Harness comes the first British television adaptation of H. G. Wells’ novel The War of the Worlds, produced by Mammoth Screen for BBC One.
Horsell Common in Surrey is struck by a huge meteor, and the inhabitants of Earth slowly fall victim to a vicious invasion. The three-part drama follows one man’s attempt to escape the ruthless Martians – but they are determined to destroy all human life as they attempt to conquer the earth…
A group of amateur drivers from all over the world compete in an illegal night-time street race
“Alex (Louis Ashbourne Serkis) finds his everyday problems dwarfed by his discovery of the mythical sword Excalibur. Now, with the most powerful sword in history in the hands of the most powerless schoolboy in Britain, Alex and his friends must thwart a medieval villain named Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson), who is hell-bent on destroying the world.”
A therapist tries to save her marriage after a cycling accident causes them to reassess their relationship.
A boy decides to help his Grandpa, a WW2 flying ace who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease, escape from an old folks' home run by a woman with ulterior motives.
Safe,” which world premiered on Wednesday at Canneseries, is the latest drama series from Studiocanal’s Red, a British production company set up by Nicola Shindler 20 years ago, best known for Russell T. Davies’ “Queer as Folk,” Paul Abbott’s “Clocking Off,” and Sally Wainwright’s “Happy Valley” and “Last Tango In Halifax.” Shindler spoke to Variety about “Safe,” her company’s slate and its relationship with writers.
“Safe” is a show that was built to compete on a world stage: It was created by best-selling novelist Harlan Coben, written by award-winner scribe Danny Brocklehurst, and toplining Hollywood star Michael C. Hall. The series is with Netflix worldwide, apart from France where it’s on C8.
Shindler says the “big names” help the show stand out in a crowded drama landscape. Coben has a huge following from his books, and Hall has chosen his TV roles smartly with two commercial and critical hits, “Dexter” and “Six Feet Under,” under his belt. “[Hall] has quite high taste and I think the audience will trust him in that respect,” she says.
Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer. Her mum Marion (Julie Walters) has had a bellyful of Rose-Lynn’s Nashville nonsense. Forced to take responsibility, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house (Sophie Okonedo). A comedy drama about mothers and daughters, dreams and reality, and three chords and the truth.
The Limehouse Golem is a 2016 British horror-thriller film directed by Juan Carlos Medina from a screenplay by Jane Goldman. The film, an adaptation of Peter Ackroyd's 1994 murder mystery novel Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem, stars Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy, and Douglas Booth.
The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 10 September 2016. It is scheduled to be released in the United Kingdom on 1 September 2017, by Lionsgate.
Outlander and Battlestar Galactica show runner Ronald D. Moore and Justified alum Michael Dinner are teaming with Breaking Bad star turned producer Bryan Cranston on the ten episode project. Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a passion project for Cranston and company, and has had a lengthy road to the screen. It had been in development at AMC and Channel 4. When Channel 4 was ready to give the project a green light last spring, AMC opted not to go along.
Electric Dreams will be an anthology series, with each episode adapting a different short story by author Philip K. Dick, and will include a roster of established writers for various episodes, including Dee Rees, who wrote and directed HBO’s Bessie; Tony Grisoni (Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas); Jack Thorne (Harry Potter And The Cursed Child); Matthew Graham (Life On Mars); David Farr (The Night Manager); and Travis Beacham (Pacific Rim), as well as Moore himself, and Michael Dinner, who also serves as executive producer.
Location Manchester/ Liverpool
At times comedic and at other times heartbreaking, the series follows the intertwining lives of three Manchester couples at different stages in their relationships. At the start, Adam Williams and Rachel Bradley are a new couple. Adam's best friend Pete Gifford and his wife Jenny are adjusting to life as new parents. While Rachel's friends Karen and David Marsden fear the possible disintegration of their marriage. Other reoccurring characters include the Marsden's nanny, Ramona, and, in later series, Rachel's coworker Jo Ellison. Poignantly true to life but with fantastical twists the drama/sitcom explorers all the ups and downs of romance.
Location Manchester / London
Winston Churchill leads a charge against Adolf Hitler's army in the early days of World War II.
Starring Jack Dee as Steve and Kerry Godliman as his wife Nicky, they play a married couple who are both on their second marriages and have decided that moving to the countryside from the city is the answer to all their dreams.
They’ve watched all the TV relocation shows and read the glossy lifestyle magazines and fell in love with the idea of ‘getting away from the rat race’.
Unfortunately living a simple existence in beautiful surroundings is not all it’s cracked up to be and Steve and Nicky soon find living in the countryside might not be for them after all. Especially when they discover that the house they’ve bought is situated in what locals refer to as ‘The Dip’ – a place where internet signals cannot reach, but floodwater most definitely can.
Prince Charles' accession to the throne following the Queen's death. When he refuses to sign a controversial bill into law, political chaos ensues: a constitutional crisis, rioting on the streets and a tank in front of Buckingham Palace.
A writer decides to leave her husband while traveling to receive a prestigious award.
sin Greig, Tuppence Middleton, Nico Mirallegro, Gemma Jones and Neil Morrissey have signed up to star in a new BBC drama about the death of Princess Diana.
Diana and I won't be about the royal family but will instead centre on four ordinary and unconnected people whose lives cross over following Diana's death and her funeral.
The one-off 90-minute drama, which is currently in production but as yet has no broadcast date, will focus on four figures, a mother, a son, a wife and a boyfriend.
It will also star Kiran Sonia Sawar, Laurie Davidson, Charlotte Hope, Asif Khan, Kingsley Ben-Adir, John Gordon Sinclair and Roshan Seth.
A group of up-and-coming hustlers stumble upon a truck-load of stolen gold bullion are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime.
Self-financed sitcom pilot currently seeking a broadcaster. Walk Like A Panther is a comedy about 80's wrestlers in the north, having one last shot at 'glory'. It stars Stephen Graham, Sean Pertwee, Steve Furst, Ian Mercer, Jill Halfpenny, Stephen Marcus, Adam Fogerty, Hannah Walters, Vicky McClure, Warren Brown, Jessica Hall, Peter Martin & Kasabian lead singer Tom Meighan.
This mockumentary follows the lives of porters, hospital radio DJs, chaplains and managers. The series asks who exactly are all these people, and should any of them be remotely near a hospital?
Timewasters is a comedy about a struggling four-piece South London jazz band who travel back in time to the 1920’s via a urine-sodden lift in a dilapidated block of flats.
Our time travelling friends are Daniel Lawrence Taylor (Cockroaches, Uncle) who plays Nick, Kadiff Kirwan (Chewing Gum, Crims), who plays Jason, Adelayo Adedayo (Skins, Some Girls), who plays Lauren and Samson Kayo (Youngers, The Javone Prince Show), who plays Horace.
Stuck in the past after their ‘time machine’ is destroyed, our gang decide to explore, before quickly discovering that being young and black in the Jazz Age is a lot less genteel and a lot more shady than Downton Abbey had led them to believe.
A veteran lawyer must defend a man in what promises to be the most dramatic trial of his career.
A woman about to begin her maternity leave from work begins to suspect that her replacement is plotting to take over her life.
A group of six celebrities undertake a dietary experiment to live without sugar for two weeks while living and working on a farm.
A British criminal drama, Vera is based on the novels and characters created by Ann Cleeves. The series is produced by ITV Studios and executive produced by Elaine Collins, Kate Bartlett, Kate Lewis, Michael Dawson and Myar Craig. It has been a ratings success in its run since May 1, 2011. The current sixth season has premiered on January 31, 2016. Each episode lasts 90 minutes, so Vera is practically a series of movies.
Blood-drenched demons. Glowing angels. Life, the universe and everything. The York Mystery Plays are back in York Minster, and they are spectacular.
You are greeted on arrival by Max Jones’ extraordinary set: a massive flight of steps, rising high above the floor, in front of a soaring stone arch. The stage and the arch are linked together by a narrow strip of gauze, which acts as a screen for projected images.
The beauty of this stepped performance area is that it provides a large surface over which director Philip Breen can display his actors, as well as physically providing different heights for scenes between, for example, heaven and hell.
Crime drama, set in the 1960s, about an old-school detective trying to come to terms with a time when the lines between the police and criminals have become blurred.
The series follows Molly on her first deployment as a serving army medic against the backdrop of the British Army's withdrawal from Afghanistan.
A mystery series created by author Harlan Coben. Jesse, a five year old boy goes missing, 20 years later his DNA shows up at a crime scene.
A series of murders has shaken the community to the point where people believe that only a legendary creature from dark times - the mythical so-called Golem - must be responsible.
A dysfunctional gang of criminals takes a middle class Maori family hostage and discovers too late that they are cannibals.
At the turn of the 20th century the Metropolitan Police were overwhelmed with bizarre cases so they turned to outsiders including Houdini and Doyle, who collaborated with New Scotland Yard on some unsolved and inexplicable crimes.
Viewers have seen the Olympic star and her rivals in tears on the series after being shown clips of their years in the spotlight. Retired badminton ace Gail, 38, who took home silver in the 2004 Athens games, said: “The show was really emotional for me.
A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang
who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.
Location Northan Ireland
Season 5 of Game of Thrones was commissioned by HBO on 8 April 2014, following a substantial increase in audience figures between the third and fourth seasons. The fifth and sixth seasons were commissioned simultaneously, the first time HBO has commissioned two seasons at once for a major drama series.
In the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s, the shantytown of Jericho is the home of a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of the viaduct they've been brought together to build.
A Cold War spy thriller that tells the story of invisible wars fought by MI5
The hard labour of cotton mill workers and the abuse
Written by David S. Goyer, the series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality and time as he begins to not only see the future, but invent it.
After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'.
In a parallel world ruled by The Magisterium where people's souls have animal shapes, the orphan Lyra Belaqua is educated in the Jordan College, and her uncle and Professor Lord Asriel is her tutor. Lyra accidentally overhears a conversation about a research of Lord Asriel in the North Artic and the existence of a powerful Dust that unites different worlds. When her best friend Roger is kidnapped by the evil Gobblers, Lyra promises to rescue him. She is invited to go to the North with the influent Mrs. Coulter and the Jordan's Vice-Chancellor secretly gives her a magic golden compass capable of revealing the truth. When Lyra finds that Mrs. Coulter is the leader of the Gobblers, she escapes from her house and the runaway girl begins an amazing adventure in a war to save her friend and other missing children with her allied Gyptians, Witches and the strong Armored Bear Iorek Byrnison.
These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot who has soon become his best friend and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend.
Birth of a legend. Following King Richard's death in France, archer Robin Longstride, along with Will Scarlett, Alan-a-Dale and Little John, returns to England. They encounter the dying Robert of Locksley, whose party was ambushed by treacherous Godfrey, who hopes to facilitate a French invasion of England. Robin promises the dying knight he will return his sword to his father Walter in Nottingham. Here Walter encourages him to impersonate the dead man to prevent his land being confiscated by the crown, and he finds himself with Marian, a ready-made wife. Hoping to stir baronial opposition to weak King John and allow an easy French take-over, Godfrey worms his way into the king's service as Earl Marshal of England and brutally invades towns under the pretext of collecting Royal taxes. Can Robin navigate the politics of barons, royals, traitors, and the French?
n Paris in 1931, an orphan named Hugo Cabret who lives in the walls of a train station is wrapped up in a mystery involving his late father and an automaton.