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

BOUQUET OF BARBED WIRE - Rachel Cooke, New Statesman

Posted on 10th September 2010

Am I gripped? Oh, yes, even though I know - or I think I know - exactly what's going to happen... if this is ITV coming slowly back to life, I'm all for it.

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BOUQUET OF BARBED WIRE - Sam Wollaston, The Guardian

Posted on 7th September 2010

Anyway, there's loads of other interesting stuff about suddenly. Like Bouquet of Barbed Wire (ITV1). Bloody hell! The perfect middle-class family lives the perfect life in the perfect country house. And then suddenly daughter's doing her A-level English teacher, daddy's doing the intern at work, his business associate's doing his best to do mum.

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CLASS OF '76 - Thomas Sutcliffe, The Independent

Posted on 3rd October 2005

The director, Ashley Pearce, has a taste for menacing landscapes, and he indulged it to the full… Pearce's cleverly banal version of the gothic, which unnerved through details as ordinary as a scrap of wind-blown litter scraping across a car park or sheets flapping in a suburban garden.

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CLASS OF '76 - Alison Graham, Radio Times

Posted on 3rd October 2005

It's hard to resist the dark, downbeat allure of this hugely enjoyable two-part murder mystery... You might feel you need to cancel any plans that clash with tomorrow night's concluding episode.

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