A Very English Scandal


ITV Studios backs new drama outfit from ‘A Very English Scandal’ EP

A Very English Scandal exec producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins is setting up a new drama label wholly backed by ITV Studios. The new outfit, which is not yet named but will be based out of ITV Studios’ London HQ, is to focus on high-end returning series for the UK and international market. Treadwell-Collins will serve as […]

‘Killing Eve’, ‘English Scandal’ lead BAFTA TV and craft nominations

BBC America’s Killing Eve and BBC One and Amazon co-production A Very English Scandal are leading nominations for this year’s BAFTA TV and Craft Awards.  Killing Eve has scored 14 nominations across both sets of awards, including Best Drama Series, Best Drama Writer and Best Leading Actress – with both Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh vying for […]

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards winners revealed

This year’s Broadcasting Press Guild Awards winners have been revealed, with BBC dramas A Very English Scandal and Killing Eve each taking home three prizes. The awards, voted for by journalists who write about television and radio, saw A Very English Scandal honoured for Best Single Drama/Mini Series, and Hugh Grant named as Best Actor. […]

English Scandal, Killing Eve vie for Broadcasting Press Guild honours

BBC One and Amazon’s A Very English Scandal and BBC America’s Killing Eve are among the titles nominated for multiple Broadcasting Press Guild Awards.  The annual awards honour work commissioned or produced in the UK and screened in 2018, and are chosen independently by TV and radio correspondents, critics and reviewers from the UK. The 45th BPG Awards will be […]

TV production spend jumps to £938m in the UK – BFI

Total UK production spend for high-end television programmes reached £938 million (US$1.33 billion) in 2017, the highest amount yet according to BFI research. The latest figure is an increase of 9% from UK spend in 2016, which arrived at £861 million. A combination of inward spend, the case where titles are substantially financed and controlled […]

Hugh Grant returns to TV for BBC’s A Very British Scandal

Hugh Grant is returning to TV for the first time in 20 years. The actor, best known for his roles in iconic feature films such as Four Weddings and A Funeral and Bridget Jones’s Diary, has been lined up to play former Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe in BBC1 three-part drama A Very English Scandal. […]