Aidan Turner to star in new ITV thriller The Suspect

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Adapted by Peter Berry (Gangs of London) from Michael Robotham’s novel of the same name, Turner will star as Dr. Joseph O’Loughlin, a man who appears to have a perfect life with his devoted wife, loving daughter, a successful practice as a clinical psychologist and a new publishing deal. With a burgeoning media profile, the doctor even became a hero online after rescuing a young patient from jumping from the tenth floor of the hospital.

David Tennant to star in new ITV drama Litvinenko

Written by George Kay, the four-part drama will explore the death of former Russian Federal Security Services and KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, who was found dead from polonium poisoning in November 2006. 

The murder led to one of the most dangerous and testing investigations in the history of the Metropolitan Police.  

The drama highlights the painstaking work of the Scotland Yard officers who dedicated ten years of their lives to discover who was responsible.

Writer/Producer/Director: Building a Career as a 'Slashie' | RTS Futures

Ever fancied writing and directing? Producing and acting? Or even juggling a TV job with a position outside the industry? It’s possible.

We untangle the fact from the fiction, and learn from some of the multi-hyphenates who are making a success of doing a lot:

Dr Ranj Singh, NHS Clinician / Presenter

Helen Simmons - Writer / Producer

Sonny Hanley - Controller of Content Services, ITV

Kim Tserkezie - Writer / Actor / Producer / Presenter

The South Korean smash hits taking over Saturday-night primetime

Brash, brazen and bonkers, Korean formats such as ITV’s The Masked Singer and BBC One’s I Can See Your Voice (ICSYV) have swept into British homes in Saturday-night primetime, grabbing audiences and plaudits alike.

In slots previously occupied by long-running shows such as The X Factor and Strictly Come Dancing, these South Korean formats encapsulate the joy of the new and original.

ITV confirms I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! will return to Wales for 2021

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Ant and Dec will host the nightly show airing live from the castle ruins, with a brand-new cast of celebrities being put through their paces with gruesome challenges.

After Giovanna Fletcher was crowned Queen of the Jungle in 2020, viewers can once again tune in to see action packed challenges and gruelling trials as the celebrities try to win food and treats for the camp.  

Katie Rawcliffe, ITV Head of Entertainment Commissioning, said: “We can confirm today that we’ll be returning to Wales for the 2021 series of I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!

ITV announces the cast for new drama Holding

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Brenda Fricker, Siobhán McSweeney, Charlene McKenna, Helen Behan, Pauline McLynn and Conleth Hill have been cast in the four-part drama, directed by Kathy Burke.

Conleth Hill plays local police officer Sergeant PJ Collins, a soft and gentle man who shies away from people and fills his days with eating comfort food and half-hearted police work. 

He lives his life as a loveable outsider but is lonely and lacks motivation for his job. 

When the long-lost body of local legend Tommy Burke is found, Collins must stop hiding away and solve the biggest crime of his career.