The Bletchley Circle


Show of the week: The Bletchley Circle: San Francisco

Following on from the success of Bletchley Circle, the new eight-part series moves the codebreaking action to California where two of the original cast members continue to solve murder mysteries with fellow problem solvers. Arriving at MIPCOM for the first time, Bletchley Circle: San Francisco follows four women, with extraordinary decryption skills, years after secretly […]

On-demand Cirkus buys The Driver

Cirkus, the ‘best of British’ on demand service, has added UK drama series The Driver to its line-up. Cirkus has acquired the SVOD rights to the BBC drama for the Nordic territories where its on-demand service is carried on the Com Hem and Boxer platforms in Sweden and TeliaSonera platform in Sweden and Finland. The […]

PBS orders more Bletchley Circle, hails UK drama success

PBS has picked up the second series of period drama The Bletchley Circle. The US broadcaster said it will air the second four-part season of the show in a Sunday night slot, starting next spring. The series follows a group of women who worked in the intelligence service during WW2, and then afterwards got together […]

Miniseries strike back

A few years ago, it looked like scripted miniseries were heading for the scrapheap. With networks favouring TV movies, returning series and fast-moving factual entertainment franchises, miniseries started to look expensive to produce and hard to schedule. Things are very different now, reports Andy Fry.   A run of well-received projects such as Rome, Pillars […]