Drama

Trailer released for Sky drama The Undoing

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant (Credit: Sky)

The six-part limited series is based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, with the adaptation written by David E. Kelley.

Nicole Kidman plays successful therapist Grace Fraser, who leads the privileged life she had always dreamed of with a loving and devoted husband Jonathan (Hugh Grant), and young son Henry (Noah Jupe), who is a student at an elite private school in New York.

RTS and Global Action Plan present Making a drama out of a crisis - with special guest Richard Curtis

Research commissioned by environmental charity Global Action Plan this summer shows three quarters (77%) of young people in the UK want to see environmental issues included in drama programmes on TV more than they currently are. 

Richard will be introducing five new film makers, finalists in Global Action Plan’s Flickers of the Future competition who are already working on visions of a positive sustainable future where people and planet thrive. 

New drama from the makers of The End of the F***king World coming to Channel 4

Danny’s mum was killed in a car accident when he was just a baby.

In order to protect Danny from any more danger, his father Steve isolated them and locked Danny inside a new house in the middle of nowhere.

Danny grew up learning of the monsters waiting for him if he was to leave, and that they were the ones who took his mum.

For 18 years they stayed, avoiding the evil outside while listening to Benny Goodman records and watching old movies with only happy endings.

Filming resumes for a fourth series of Ackley Bridge

Yasmin Al Khudhairi, Robyn Cara and Ryan Dean (Credit: Channel 4)

The new ten-part series will see the addition of new character Kayla (Robyn Cara), a funny and vibrant mixed-race teenager who is facing an identity crisis, torn between her mum’s family who are white and her dad’s traditional Pakistani family.

Joining Kayla is her best friend Fizza (Yasmin Al Khudhairi), who is intelligent and politically active, plus the attractive but arrogant Johnny (Ryan Dean), a member of the travelling community who is sceptical of school and catches the attention of Kayla and Fizza.

Noel Clarke to star in new ITV drama series Viewpoint

The voyeuristic drama follows a police surveillance investigation into a small community in Manchester when a primary school teacher goes missing.

When Gemma Hillman (Amy Wren) goes missing, DC Martin King (Clarke) sets up his observation post in the home of Zoe Sterling (Alexandra Roach) within the tight knit community of Westbury Square. The house provides a panoramic view of the square and a direct view into Hillman’s home, which she shares with her boyfriend and the prime suspect in her disappearance, Greg Sullvian (Fehinti Balogun).

Luca Guadagnino’s first TV series is coming to BBC Three

Credit: BBC

The series explores the highs and lows of being a teenager and trying to find your place in the world, tackling the intimacies of first love, friendship and identity, set on a US military base in Italy.

Fraser (Jack Dylan Grazer) moves to the military base in Veneto, with his two mothers Sarah (Chloë Sevigny) and Maggie (Alice Braga), who are both in the US army. At 14-years-old, Fraser is shy and introverted but develops a unique bond with fellow teenager Caitlin.

Gangs of London to return for a second series

Created by Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery, the first series followed the lives of the Wallace and Dumani families into London’s criminal underworld.

Following the death of gang leader Finn Wallace (Colm Meaney), his son Sean (Joe Cole) takes over the reins of the most powerful crime family in London as he seeks revenge on his father's unknown assassin.

Sally Wainwright: The people’s writer

It is doubtful whether Sally Wainwright’s writing has ever been described as inauthentic – her TV drama is populated with real people, speaking natural, colloquial English. “My imagination doesn’t seem to click in if what I’m writing doesn’t feel real, or if it’s phoney, or if something feels a bit cheesy or sentimental,” she told Endemol Shine UK COO Lucinda Hicks, who hosted an RTS webinar with the writer in May.

Watch the trailer for new BBC drama The Salisbury Poisonings

The Salisbury Poisonings follows the true events surrounding the poisonings of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in 2018. The drama looks at the impact the poisonings had on the Salisbury community and the extraordinary acts of heroism from ordinary people that followed the event, and the tragedy that followed.