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ITV goes for wartime drama

UK commercial channel ITV has commissioned an 8x60mins period drama set in high London society during the Second World War. Set in 1940 in a glamorous five-star hotel, The Halcyon will look at how war impacted life in the British city, set to a soundtrack of music from the era. Wallander prodco Left Bank Pictures […]

ITV goes ghost-hunting with drama

UK broadcaster ITV has commissioned a 1x120mins drama about a 1920s ghost hunter. Harry Price: Ghost Hunter will be produced by All3Media-owned Bentley Productions, which is behind ITV’s one most successful long-running dramas, Midsomer Murders. The fact-and-fiction thriller telemovie will follow real-life ghost hunter and skeptic Harry Price, who looked into paranormal activity and claims […]

ITV discovers Tutankhamun drama

UK broadcaster ITV has ordered a four-part miniseries telling the story of the discovery of Ancient Egyptian boy-king Tutankhamun’s tomb. Tutankhamun, beginning in 1905, will follow solitary young archaeologist Howard Carter as he fervently leads an expedition into the Valley of the Kings in 1921 with the backing of aristocrat Lord Carnarvon. Guy Burt, who […]

Downton’s Fellowes pens new ITV drama

Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes is creating another period drama for UK broadcaster ITV. With ITV hit Downton ending after its sixth season, Fellows is turning his attentions to an adaptation of Doctor Thorne, the Anthony Trollope melodramatic novel about a doctor and his talented but penniless niece. Hat Trick Productions will produce the three-part […]