Ashley Walters

Netflix drops ominous trailer and release date for Top Boy: The Final Chapter

It will be the third series in Netflix's reboot, but technically series five, after the streamer re-branded the first two Channel 4 series as Top Boy: Summerhouse.

A reminder—and spoiler—that the end of the fourth series saw Sully (Kane Robinson) ruin Dushane's (Ashley Walters) retirement plans by assassinating his successor Jamie (Michael Ward).

The rousing trailer opens with a melancholic montage of Top Boy's main players, Sully and Dushane among them, before scenes of weapons being loaded bleed into public protests erupting.

Sky has confirmed a fourth series of Bulletproof

Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke (Credit: Sky)

The announcement of the fourth series comes ahead of the release of series three, Bulletproof: South Africa this January. 

Walters and Clarke will return as the dynamic cop duo Ronnie Pike and Aaron Bishop, who find themselves caught up in a vicious murder that puts their jobs, families and lives at risk. 

The pair must work together and use all of their skills to defeat the most evasive villain they have ever come across. 

“I am so pleased we can continue the journey of Bishop and Pike,” said Ashley Walters. 

Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters to return in three-part special of Bulletproof on Sky One

Pike and Bishop will head to Cape Town, South Africa, in the three-part special, on vacation from their day-job in London with Pike’s family.

However, the job follows them as they soon find themselves enmeshed in the kidnap of a young girl.

As Pike and Bishop had befriended the girl’s parents earlier that day, they see it as their duty to rescue their daughter from the kidnappers who demand an outrageous reward for her return.

Sky Arts announces slate of new programmes for free to air launch

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With an ambitious programme of activity aimed at supporting the arts through a vital time in the cultural sector, Sky Arts will focus on bringing the arts to more people.


Ashley Walters directs this East London set short film written by newcomer Jerome Holder. Two best friends embark on a journey that will shape the men they will become when they fulfil a promise made to one’s older brother.

Suranne Jones to star in Dominic Savage’s anthology series I Am

Each episode will be written and developed by Dominic Savage, in collaboration with the lead actor of the episode, which will have a personal connection to them.

The series will explore mental health, relationships and trust, through a contemporary female lens.

Produced by Me + You Productions, Suranne Jones and Ashley Walters have been confirmed to star in I Am Victoria, with further casting to be announced.

Top Boy: Netflix resurrects hit British drama for season 3

Canadian Musician Drake is a huge fan of the series and is attached to the project as executive producer. The new 10-part series, which is set to premier in 2019 will pick up where series two left off.

Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson (Kano) will reprise their roles as Dushane and Sully, as they attempt to dominate the London drug trade.

Top Boy’s original creative team, Charles Steel, Alasdair Flind, Ronan Bennet and Yann Demange will return for the project, which was originally broadcast on Channel 4 then made available on Netflix.​

New Sky Original Productions with Noel Clarke, Ashley Walters and James Nesbitt

James Nesbitt will be returning as Detective Inspector Harry Clayton in a third series of Stan Lee's Luck Man next year, whilst Noel Clarke (Adulthood) and Ashley Walters (Top Boy) are teaming up in police drama Bulletproof.

The original productions are both part of Sky's initiative to bring viewers action-packed British dramas, featuring UK's best actors.