Scott & Bailey to call it a day after current series comes to a close

ITV has announced that the current UK run of the fifth series of Scott & Bailey should now be referred to as the fifth and final series of the British police procedural. Series 5, which concludes on 27 April in the UK, will end a 5-year tension-filled run for Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp as members of the Syndicate Nine […]

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Karen Gillan joins 'A Touch of Cloth' for series 3

Suranne Jones (DI Anne Oldman) and John Hannah (DI Jack Cloth) are back for a third installment of Charlie Brooker’s police procedural spoof, A Touch of Cloth! Reminiscent of the greatness of Police Squad, this brilliant parody of British detective and crime dramas will also feature some new blood this time around. Kerry Newblood, to […]

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Scott and Bailey renewed for a 4th series

Excellent news out of the UK Friday with the announcement by ITV that the brilliant Sally Wainwright police procedural series, Scott and Bailey, has been commissioned for a fourth series. Production will begin in Spring 2014. Based on an idea by Suranne Jones and Sally Lindsay, who plays Bailey’s sister Alison in the drama, Scott […]

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Charlie Brooker's 'A Touch of Cloth' returns to Sky 1…be there!

A Touch of Cloth, Charlie Brooker’s spoof of “every British crime drama made in the last decade”, was an instant classic when it stormed the Sky 1 comedy landscape in 2012. Watching the first series immediately brought back memories of the early 80’s and the Zucker brothers’ brilliant Police Squad TV series which starred Leslie […]

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First look at Charlie Brooker's 'A Touch of Cloth 2'

A Touch of Cloth, Charlie Brooker’s brilliant comedy spoof of virtually every police procedural drama ever written, will return for more brilliance on SkyOne in 2012. The second set of programs, starring John Hannah as DCI Jack Cloth, a maverick, heavy drinking loner who has thrown himself into his work following the mysterious death of […]

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