Based on Alex McBride’s book, this BBC2 comedy pilot has gone down a treat and a series has already been commissioned and will transmit next year. Nneka Okoye stars as Becca and can be seen on BBC2, Wednesday 19th at 10pm.
The second series of the ITV comedy starts on Wednesday 19th at 8pm with Kirsty Woodward appearing in the first episode. Molly McGlynn joins the cast later on, playing Kerry Godliman’s daughter, further disturbing the peace for the unlucky couple!
Welcome to Vanity Fair. A World where everyone is striving for what is not worth having. Claudia Jessie stars as Amelia Sedley, best friend to Becky Sharp played by Olivia Cooke, in this new imagining by Mammoth Screen. Directed by James Strong and cast by Theo Park, the 7 part drama airs every Sunday at 9pm on ITV and is also available on Amazon Prime. All star cast including Michael Palin, Suranne Jones, Frances De La Tour, Johnny Flynn and Martin Clunes.
New Mike Bartlett drama, Press, follows the fortunes of two newspapers, one tabloid, one broadsheet, and both struggling with the pressures of a never-ending news cycle and an industry in decline. Tom Bell and Joseph Balderrama will appear throughout the series which will air on BBC One at 9pm every Thursday.
From Director James Marsh and Working Title Films comes King of Thieves, a film based on a true story of a group of retired crooks that pulled off the daring Hatton Garden jewellery heist of 2015. Adam Leese stars as Frankie alongside Michael Caine, Ray Winstone and Jim Broadbent. UK cinema release date is Friday 14th September.
BAFTA nominated 'Pls Like' is returning for a second series starring Jonathan Pointing as loveable YouTuber Charlie South. Produced by Rupert Majendie for Shiny Button and directed by Tom Kinglsey. All six episodes will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer from 10am on Tuesday 25 September. Episodes one and two will be shown on BBC One on Friday 28 September at 11.25pm