Julian Fellowes

Filming begins on Julian Fellowes football drama The English Game

Julian Fellowes (Credit: ITV/Kieron McCarron)

The six-part series will tell the story of the origins of football, and how the people behind the game’s beginnings overcame class divides to make it the world’s most popular sport.

Also starring in the series, which is currently shooting in the UK, are Line of Duty’s Craig Parkinson, James Harkness (The Victim), and Henry Lloyd-Hughes (Indian Summers).

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Churchill’s Secret - ITV

This one of TV film stars Harry Potter actor Michael Gambon as Winston Churchill. In 1953 Winston Churchill has the first of several strokes which was kept secret from the world. Told from the perspective of his young nurse, Churchill fights to recover, all the while holding tight to the reins of the nation, refusing to relinquish his Prime Ministership.



Watch: The final Downton Abbey trailer

Hugh Bonneville as Lord Grantham in the final episode of Downton Abbey

Julian Fellowes's award-winning period drama Downton Abbey finally draws to a close this Christmas.

As Mary settles into married life with Henry, he is still scarred by his best friend's Charlie's tragic death on the race track. Meanwhile, it looks like Thomas will finally be saying goodbye to Downton.

Watch the trailer below to get a glimpse of what else is to come in Downton's finale.

Airs Christmas Day, 8.45pm on ITV