“WE always hear, ‘Golden age of British drama.’
“It’s not. It’s a golden age of British acting talent.
“We have never been so blessed in this country. It is incredible.”
Jimmy McGovern speaking at the London BAFTA launch of Moving On series six last month.
Five new stand alone dramas by up and coming writers starting on BBC1 at 2:15pm tomorrow (Monday Nov 10).
IT was acclaimed as one of the best drama series of last year.
Becoming the highest rated new British TV drama of 2011 with 9.4 million viewers.
And returns next week for a second series, this time of eight episodes.
I’m pleased to report that Scott & Bailey 2012 is on fine form with an extra spring in its step.
Not least thanks to the performances of leading ladies Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp.
Plus Amelia Bullmore as their boss Gill Murray.
IT was the highest rated new British TV drama of 2011.
And is due to return to our screens next month (March).
I spent several days last month interviewing the cast of Scott & Bailey series two.
Nine interviews in total for the new series ITV Press Pack.