James Norton

James Norton and Emilia Fox lead all star cast of BBC’s The Trial of Christine Keeler

Emilia Fox (Credit: BBC)

Based on the notorious Profumo Affair in the 1960s, the series follows young model Christine Keeler (Sophie Cookson) who has an affair with politician John Profumo (Ben Miles)

Keeler is simultaneously accused of being involved with a Soviet naval officer and is, as a result, placed at the centre of a possible national security risk.

Also joining the cast is Ellie Bamber (The Nutcracker and the Four Realms), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits) and Anthony Welsh (Black Mirror).

BBC One announces brand-new thriller McMafia

McMafia BBC One

With his family living in exile in London, Alex Goodman - played by James Norton (Happy Valley, War and Peace) - is forced to confront all values that he holds dear.

He is the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history, and as a result has spent his life trying to escape the shadows of that criminal past, creating his own business and enjoying life with his girlfriend.

What starts out as a tale of survival becomes a murderous story of his constant struggle against the lures of corruption in the modern world.