“THE world is my patient.”
Meet Frankie, played by Eve Myles.
District nurse, small town heroine and Ken Bruce addict.
Who loves to boogie at any time of the day or night.
The tracks of her years begin on BBC1 at 9pm tomorrow (Tuesday May 14) in a new six-part drama series written by Lucy Gannon. Continue reading
“THEY don’t know him. But he knows them.”
The Fall is one of the most compelling drama series I’ve seen in recent years.
A top class script matched by superb cast performances, direction by Jakob Verbruggen, editing, soundtrack and anything else you’d care to pick from the end credits. Continue reading
David Tennant as Aiden Hoynes.
AN invite to the premiere press screening of The Politician’s Husband last Friday night.
Followed by a Q&A with acclaimed writer Paula Milne, whose many credits include White Heat, The Night Watch and The Politician’s Wife.
We were shown the first two episodes, of three in total.
Including terrific performances from David Tennant and Emily Watson.
The series begins on BBC2 at 9pm tonight (Thursday April 25) and comes recommended.
Below is the story I wrote the next morning, which subsequently appeared here this week.
Followed by my transcript of that Q&A with Paula, hosted by BBC Drama boss Ben Stephenson. Continue reading
Bailey & Scott.
SCOTT & Bailey series three begins on ITV at 9pm this Wednesday.
I’ve seen the first four episodes (of eight in total) and all involved have raised the bar once again.
For what it’s worth, I think it’s the best series yet.
It was my pleasure to carry out the cast interviews for ITV’s Production Notes / Press Pack. Continue reading
“MY name is Bert Middleton. I’m the second oldest man in Britain.
“This is the last thing I’ll do so you better listen carefully…”
Old Bert (David Ryall) talks to a modern day TV documentary crew in the opening moments of new BBC1 drama serial The Village.
Before we go back to the summer of 1914.
“The summer the bus came.” Continue reading
Lacey Turner as Molly Dawes.
FALL in you horrible lot…
Our Girl is a 90-minute drama on BBC1 at 9pm this Sunday.
Written by Tony Grounds and starring Lacey Turner, I highly recommend it.
A story of one young person’s struggle and hope for the future.
You can learn more in my story below, published the day after the London press launch earlier this month.
Followed by my transcript of the Q&A with Lacey, Tony and producer Ken Horn. Continue reading
“AND the Doctor’s greatest secret will be revealed.”
Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat speaking at a London press conference last Friday morning.
The content of which was embargoed until now, just after midnight in the early hours of Monday, together with the new pics which also feature on this page.
We were shown The Bells of Saint John – the opening episode of series 7b – written by Steven Moffat.
To be screened on BBC1 and BBC America on Saturday March 30.
The media preview was followed by that Q&A with Matt Smith (the Doctor), Jenna-Louise Coleman (Clara) and Steven Moffat.
You can read my full transcript further down this blog, edited to remove any major spoilers. Continue reading
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