Brit Telly Headlines: 3 March 2020.


A selection of British TV news from the past week:

Doctor Who season finale: Recap. Evidently it had a lot of plot twists (SPOILERS AHEAD): Viewers are still reeling.

Outlander series 5, episode 3: Recap. Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries series 1, episode 9: Recap.

Doctor Who will offer a Christmas special in 2020.

Coming to Acorn TV in April: Deadwater Fell, starring David Tennant.

Sky Atlantic’s I Know This Much is True: Trailer.

New thriller from the BBC: Vigil. Also coming from BBC One: Bloodlands, starring James Nesbitt.

BBC Three has ordered an adaptation of Sally Rooney’s novel Conversations With Friends.

New literary adaptations from BBC One planned: Ridley Road, and My Name is Leon. Also planned by the BBC: new thriller series Chloe.

Liar (starring Ioan Gruffudd) returns to ITV.

Lucifer series 6: the possibility is edging closer to reality.

Are they going to make a sequel to Life on Mars?

Death in Paradise: Will have a 10th series.

Breeders (starring Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard): Review. (Martin Freeman also plans to star in a new BBC Two drama The Responder.)

New comedy on Sky: Mrs. Fletcher (from the novel by Tom Perrotta).

Coming to Netflix on March 17: New Shaun the Sheep!

Father Brown and Dad’s Army: Leaving Netflix in March 2020.

The Witcher series 2: Casting news.

Pennyworth series 2 casting news: The awesome James Purefoy will be involved. I’m in!

Ruth Jones, one of the geniuses behind Gavin & Stacey, has also written a novel!

Richard Ayoade (best known for his role as Moss on The IT Crowd): Will host a new panel show called Who’s Asking?

Daniel Radcliffe: Not planning to star in any new Fantastic Beasts/Harry Potter movies.

Kenneth Branagh’s next big-screen Agatha Christie adaptation, Death on the Nile, will open in the UK in October. When will it be in the US?

Artemis Fowl: Trailer.

Have a great week watching British TV! Also available now: Bingeworthy British Television: The Best Brit TV You Can’t Stop Watching, by Sarah Cords and Jackie Bailey. Order your copy today!

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