Casting announced for new BBC One drama Dark Mon£y

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Centred on The Mensahs from North London, Dark Mon£y tells the story of parents Manny (Ceesay) and Sam (Halfpenny) who suffer a horrific shock when their youngest child reveals he was abused by a known filmmaker while filming a Hollywood movie in America.

In an attempt to build anew, the working-class family reluctantly accept a large pay-off for their silence.

Believing themselves to be free of the hardships of pressing charges against a renowned celebrity, The Mensahs are proven wrong as accepting the pay-off leads to dark consequences.

BBC One and Netflix to co-produce new adaptation of Dracula

The three-part series, written and created by Sherlock’s Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, will be a reintroduction to literature’s most famous vampire as he plans to cause chaos in Victorian London.

Moffat and Gatiss said, “There have always been stories about great evil. What’s special about Dracula, is that Bram Stoker gave evil its own hero.”

BBC's Director of Content, Charlotte Moore, said of the new project, “Genius duo Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss turn their attentions to Dracula for unmissable event television on BBC One."

BBC One announces a new documentary on HRH The Prince of Wales

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Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70 will be a one off special that will examine the many duties and responsibilities the Prince of Wales has fulfilled over the last year.

Documenting the journey of the longest-serving heir to the throne is film-maker John Bridcut, who has followed The Prince of Wales’ work from within the UK and abroad, giving Bridcut exclusive behind the scenes access and interviews with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, and his sons, the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex.

BBC One announces the return of Strike with new series Lethal White

An adaptation of the fourth novel in the book series, Lethal White sees the return of private eye Cormoran Strike (Tom Burke) and Robin Ellacott (Holliday Grainger) as they investigate a new case.

The four-part drama centres around Billy, a young man in mental distress who is haunted by a crime that he witnessed during his childhood, and seeks Strike’s help.

Although Billy’s recollection of events lacks important details, Strike is still greatly unsettled by these memories.

TV picks of the week: 24 September – 30 September

Joel & Nish vs the World

Monday: Comedy Central, 9pm​

Back for a second season, stand-ups Nish Kumar and Joel Dommett continue their hilarious journey around the world, humiliating themselves in the process. In this episode, the pair embark on a gruelling trek up a mountain in Peru. Will their one-liners help them conquer such a quest?