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BBC One adapts German format ‘Cash For Trash’ from Ricochet

BBC One is adapting German format Cash For Trash as a daytime series from Warner Bros. International TV Production (WBITVP)-backed indie Ricochet. The prodco is adapting the format into The Bidding Room (30 x 45 minutes), in which expert dealers look to outbid one another for rare finds brought in by the public. Set in […]

BBC One lines up Kelly Macdonald to guest lead on ‘Line Of Duty’

BBC One’s critically acclaimed thriller Line Of Duty has secured its next guest lead.  Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald is to star in the next season of the World Productions-made programme – a high-profile guest role that has previously been played by Stephen Graham, Thandie Newton, Daniel Mays, Keeley Hawes and Lennie James. Macdonald is to play Detective […]

HBO joins BBC’s sexual consent drama from Michaela Coel, moves from BBC Two

HBO has joined the BBC’s forthcoming Michaela Coel-starring drama that explores sexual consent in contemporary life, with the UK pubcaster shifting the channel on which it will now air. January 22nd is being written by Coel and is described as a “fearless, frank and provocative” show that explores dating and relationships, as well as “the […]

Studio Lambert’s ‘Race Across The World’ scores celeb BBC One edition

BBC One has commissioned a celebrity version of BBC Two travel format Race Across The World. The 6 x 60-minute Studio Lambert-produced series will find four celebrities pairing up with a loved one or close friend to race across the world without air travel. Over the course of the series, the teams will need to […]

BBC gets ‘Saved On Camera’ and orders Frankie Boyle series

UK-based Back2Back Productions is working with Belfast-based Afro-Mic Productions on a show about heroic real-life moments caught on camera for the BBC, which has also ordered a four-part show featuring comedian Frankie Boyle. Saved on Camera (15 x 30 minutes) has been commissioned by BBC One Daytime and will explore those behind the heroic actions, […]

Tom Hollander, Saskia Reeves join BBC’s David Nicholls’ adaptation

The Night Manager‘s Tom Hollander, Luther‘s Saskia Reeves and The Killing‘s Sofie Gråbøl have all been attached to star in the BBC’s forthcoming adaptation of David Nicholls’ novel Us. The eponymous four-parter is being produced by Drama Republic and Bandstand Productions, with Lisa Siwe (Temple, Modus) directing and BBC Studios distributing internationally. Filming will take […]

BBC orders Windrush drama from Left Bank Pictures

The Crown producer Left Bank Pictures is working on a true-life drama about the Windrush immigration scandal in the UK for public broadcaster the BBC. Sitting In Limbo is being written by Stephen S. Thompson (pictured), author of 2000 novel Toy Soldiers, and is based on the story of his brother and his personal struggle […]

BBC cancels ‘All Together Now’

The BBC has axed singing format All Together Now after two series. Created and produced by Remarkable Television, the series launched on BBC One in the UK in January 2018 and has since rolled out globally via Endemol Shine International. In a statement, the BBC said: “Whilst there are currently no plans for a further […]

Glenda Jackson returns to TV for BBC One’s ‘Elizabeth Is Missing’

Double Oscar winner Glenda Jackson (Women In Love, Elizabeth R) is to star in BBC One’s adaptation of Elizabeth Is Missing, marking her return to the screen after over 25 years. Adapted from Emma Healey’s novel by Andrea Gibb (Swallows And Amazons), Elizabeth Is Missing will be directed by Aisling Walsh (Room At The Top) […]