News

Sean Bean reunites with Accused writer Jimmy McGovern in new BBC1 drama series Broken

Posted on 4th August 2016

Sean Bean is set to star in new BBC1 drama series Broken, written by Banished and Accused creator Jimmy McGovern.

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Rowan Atkinson starts filming ITV drama Maigret

Posted on 8th September 2015

Set in the 1950’s in Paris, the first of the two x 120’ films, Maigret Sets A Trap has started filming in Budapest and will be followed by Maigret’s Dead Man.

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Rowan Atkinson to play Jules Maigret in two ITV films

Posted on 20th February 2015

Blackadder and Mr Bean star Rowan Atkinson is making a return to television to play Belgian author Georges Simenon’s pipe-smoking policeman, Jules Maigret, in two new films for ITV.

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Michael Palin to return to TV drama in BBC1 thriller Remember Me

Posted on 16th January 2014

Michael Palin will take his first leading role in a TV drama for more than 20 years in BBC1's supernatural thriller Remember Me.

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Reviews

ACCUSED - TV Times

Posted on 8th August 2012

There's an adjustment period to the sight of Sean Bean in a blonde wig, stilettos and false lashes, but the wonderful script, pacing, camera work and acting from both Bean and Graham make this a top-class opening to another award-worthy series.

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ACCUSED - David Butcher, Radio Times

Posted on 8th August 2012

From the early moments of Jimmy McGovern's new series of plays-for-today, we know it's different from most dramas... And thanks to soulful performances (Bean and Graham are superb) and writing that takes us from 0 to 60 in a few scenes, we care.

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ACCUSED - Total TV Guide

Posted on 8th August 2012

On paper, the idea of Sean Bean playing a cross-dressing teacher sounds unpromising, but the reality is remarkable. Best known for his tough guy roles, Bean gives a career-defining performance.

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DOWNTON ABBEY - Brian Lowry, Variety

Posted on 3rd January 2011

A near-flawless follow-up to writer Julian Fellowes' Emmy-winning miniseries... WWI is creating fissures in the bedrock of their insular world, but it has done nothing to dim the glow of a production that genuinely merits the weighty "Masterpiece" label.

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