Radio 4’s ‘Annika’ makes the leap to the small screen with Nicola Walker as DI Annika Strandhed

From the time I was first introduced to the acting talents of Walker in her role as DI Susan Taylor in Touching Evil (co-starring with Grantchester‘s Robson Green), followed by her time as Ruth Evershed in Spooks (MI5), guest roles in Luther, Being Human and Inside Men, then her more recent efforts in Scott & Bailey and Last Tango in Halifax, once again I’m convinced she could […]

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Could that be ‘Sanditon 2’ we see on the horizon? Maybe so….

Without trying to get anyone’s hopes up to much, there just might be joy in Mudville around the corner as there have been rumblings about the possibility of a second series of Sanditon in our collective future. For much of Planet Earth, dreams of a second series had pretty much gone up in flames much like Tom […]

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Keeley Hawes feels a ‘huge responsibility’ in newest effort, ‘Honour’

In my book, Keeley Hawes is quickly entering the Nicola Walker/Suranne Jones/Bill Nighy arena. I could watch and listen to each of them simply read the phone book and it would be stellar telly. In addition to her efforts in Spooks, Ashes to Ashes, Bodyguard, The Durrells in Corfu and Summer of Rockets, her intense portrayal of DI Lindsay Denton in Jed Mercurio’s Line of Duty could be considered a masterclass performance.

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Dr. Martin Ellingham to hang up his stethoscope as Doc Martin’s surgery will close after 10 series

Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse, news out of ITV and Buffalo Pictures, the production team behind the hugely successful ITV drama Doc Martin, has confirmed that the next series (series 10), which begins filming in 2021, will be the final installment in the life of the grumpy Cornish GP with a bedside manner that made Dr. Gregory House look like Dr. Marcus Welby.

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Anne Reid talks ‘Sanditon’, ‘Last Tango’ and ‘Hold the Sunset’ all the while dreaming of another opportunity to play Lady Denham!

Hopefully, there is a point in everyone’s career where you have such an awesome day that you can take a step back for a moment and think it really can’t get any better than this. A recent conversation with Anne Reid, the absolutely delightful star of Sanditon, Last Tango in Halifax and Hold the Sunset, provided me with one of those days I’ll never forget.

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Bad news — Joan Thursday is out for S7 of ‘Endeavour’. Good news — she’ll be back!

When the 7th series of Endeavour  premieres at 8p this coming Sunday on ITV, it will be without an integral member of the cast. Shaun Evans (Endeavour Morse) has revealed to RadioTimes.com that Joan Thursday, the daughter of Endeavour’s boss, Fred Thursday and played by Sara Vickers, would not be a part of the forthcoming series. But…she’ll be back!

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