Call The Midwife renewed for two more series

With series ten premiering on Sunday 18 April and series 11 soon to start filming, Call The Midwife will now be on air until 2024.

Series 12 and 13 will consist of eight 60 minute episodes and two Christmas specials.

Creator, Writer and Executive Producer, Heidi Thomas, said: “It’s an incredible privilege to be able to look back on a decade of Call The Midwife, and yet know that our journey is still very far from over.

Filming begins on the second series of Ladhood

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From writer, actor and comedian Liam Williams, Ladhood explores the highs and lows of teenage life.

Williams explores the roots and realities of modern-day masculinity by looking at his own memories of a misspent adolescence.   

Series two will follow a teenage Williams (Oscar Kennedy), with his best mates Ralph (Samuel Bottomley), Addy (Aquib Khan) and Craggy (Shaun Thomas), tackle the fun and hardships of being a teenager in a Leeds suburb in the early noughties. 

Cast announced for Steven Moffat’s new drama Inside Man

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David Tennant (Des), Dolly Wells (Dracula), and Lydia West (It’s A Sin) will all star in the four-part series, alongside leading man Stanley Tucci (Spotlight) in the titular role.

Directed by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock), the gripping miniseries will follow the unexpectedly interconnected lives of a prisoner on death row in the States, a Vicar in a quiet English town and a maths teacher trapped in a cellar.

Killing Eve to conclude with upcoming fourth series

Filming for the eight-episode series will take place in the UK and locations across Europe.

Both Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer will return to star in the series as Eve Polastri and Villanelle.

Sandra Oh said: “Killing Eve has been one of my greatest experiences and I look forward to diving back into Eve’s remarkable mind soon.

“I’m so grateful for all cast and crew who have brought our story to life and to the fans who have joined us and will be back for our exciting and unpredictable fourth and final season.”

Claire Foy and Paul Bettany to star in A Very British Scandal

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Created by the team behind A Very English Scandal and written by Sarah Phelps (Dublin Murders), the three-part series will focus on one of the most notorious legal case of the 20th century: the Duke of Argyll’s divorce from Duchess Margaret Argyll.

Under the aggressively watchful eye of the 1960s media, Margaret, once famed for her charisma, style and beauty, dominated front pages as her divorce carried allegations of theft, forgery, violence, drug-taking, secret recording, bribery and an explicit polaroid picture.

Stacey Solomon to host new lifestyle series Sort Your Life Out

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With everyone spending more time at home, the series aims to inspire a nationwide spring clean with Stacey offering handy upcycling and organisational hacks for a busy household.

Stacey will be joined by her skilful friends to declutter and makeover Britain’s homes, with carpenter and upcycler Robert Brent, organiser supreme Dilly Carter, and cleaning obsessive Iwan Carrinton offering their expertise.

Adaptation of JP Delaney novel The Girl Before heads to BBC One

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Delaney has written, created and executive produced the series, led by Gugu Mbatha-Raw (The Morning Show) and David Oyelowo (Selma).

Mbatha-Raw stars as Jane, a young woman who is afforded the opportunity to move into a spectacular, ultra-minimalist house designed by a mysterious architect, played by Oyelowo.

In order to live there, however, she must abide by the architect’s list of onerous rules. With the house beginning to take an unnerving hold over Jane, she makes the disturbing discovery that the previous occupant, Emma, died in the house.

Helena Bonham Carter and David Mitchell join cast of Greg Davies’ comedy The Cleaner

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Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown) and David Mitchell (Upstart Crow) will star alongside Stephanie Cole (Still Open All Hours) Donald Sumpter (Game of Thrones) and Shobu Kapoor (Four Weddings And A Funeral)  in the upcoming series for BBC One.

They will be joined by Ruth Madeley (Years and Years), Layton Williams (Everyone’s Talking About Jamie musical), Zita Sattar (Casualty), Georgie Glen (The Crown), Bill Skinner (Ted Lasso) and Esmonde Cole (Still So Awkward).