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Back 2018 Channel 4 - Second series of Simon Blackwell's sitcom starring Robert Webb and David Mitchell.
The Barking Murders *Working Title* 2018 BBC1 - Factual drama which goes beneath the headlines to shed new light on this story by telling it from the point of view of the families of Stephen Port’s victims, focusing on their fight to uncover the truth about what had happened to their lost sons and brothers. Written by Jeff Pope and Neil McKay.
The Bisexual 2017 Channel 4 - New comedy. New Yorker Leila is feeling lost in London. Recently part of an uber-cool power couple, she’s now split from girlfriend Sadie and is struggling to adjust. Moving in with a ‘stranger off the internet’ she soon discovers she’s swapped her luxe old life (think: high quality condiments, plus a girlfriend who sorted all of the Life Admin) for a house-share with Gabe, a British guy who’s only ever other female ‘flat-mate’ was his mum. Gabe doesn’t know any lesbians and Leila’s not got too much experience of hanging out with heterosexuals - their worlds collide in deeply awkward and revealing ways as he becomes her unlikely wingman and helps her to navigate her new life dating men.
Black Narcissus 2018 BBC1 - Three-part adaptation of Rumer Godden’s iconic tale of sexual repression and forbidden love from Amanda Coe. Returning this haunting love story to its original setting in the 1930s, as the western colonial order is about to explode into the crisis of World War Two, Black Narcissus follows Sister Clodagh and the nuns of St Faiths, who travel to Nepal to set up a branch of their order in the remote palace of Mopu.
Bounty Hunters 2018 Sky One - Second series of the action sitcom starring Jack Whitehall and Rosie Perez.
Butterfly 2018 ITV - Mini series starring Anna Friel as the mother of 11 year old boy Max who decides he wants to live as a girl.
Catastrophe 2018 Channel 4 - Fourth series of the comedy from Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney.
Clean Break 2018 ITV - Sheridan Smith stars as an ordinary working class woman, Sam, who is caught between two worlds – the everyday life of a devoted and loving Mum and the darker, dangerous world of insider trading in a six-part drama from new writer Mark Marlow. The supporting cast is set to include Ben Bailey Smith, Neil Maskell and Rosie Cavaliero.
The Cloud 2018 Channel 4 - Sitcom written by Adam Buxton and Graham Linehan which is set aboard a space-based data storage facility.
Cold Feet 2018 ITV - Mike Bullen's drama returns for a six-part eighth series.
Damned 2017 Channel 4 - Second series of the social work sitcom starring Jo Brand and Alan Davies.
Desire 2018 ITV - Five-part drama which focuses on Leia, who is just about managing to hold her life together in the face of a messy divorce when she finds herself falling in love with an intensity she’s never experienced before. It’s the wrong man at the wrong time but Leia can’t give the relationship up. Desire looks at what happens when a passion is so powerful it starts to jeopardise your job, your home, and even your kids…
A Discovery of Witches Sky One - Based on Deborah Harkness' book of the same name, Teresa Palmer stars as historian and secret vampire Diana Bishop who is thrown together with Matthew Goode's vampire geneticist Matthew Clairmont in pursuit of the truth of a mysterious manuscript.
Edith 2018 BBC1 - Six-part comedy starring Alison Steadman, Jason Watkins, Jessica Hynes, James Cosmo, Anne Reid, Peter Egan and John Cleese. For Edith (Alison Steadman), life is pretty good. She's been a widow for some years now, but her children live locally and drop by regularly, and she enjoys daily visits from Phil (John Cleese), an old boyfriend who now lives across the road. Phil dreams of marrying Edith, and the pair of them upping sticks and moving abroad to the sunshine. But after months of turning him down, on the happy day Edith finally says "yes", there's a knock on the door - and there on the step, with a large suitcase, is her 50 year old son Roger (Jason Watkins). He announces that he's left his wife, his kids and his good job at the bank, and come home in an attempt to find his lost happiness again. And in a blink, to Edith's dismay and Phil's fury, all dreams are on hold.
Flowers 2017 Channel 4 - Second series of the obscure comedy starring Olivia Colman.
Gangs of London (w/t) 2018 Sky Atlantic - The Raid director Gareth Evans helms this tale of a contemporary London that is being torn apart as its dark underbelly rises up, throwing everything into chaos. The murder of a gang boss creates a power vacuum that threatens to the fragile peace that exists between London’s powerful international gangs.
GIRL/HAJI 2018 BBC1 - Eight-part series about a middle-aged Tokyo detective who travels to London in search of his wayward younger brother. Once thought dead, Yuto is now believed to be posing as a Yakuza gangster in London and wanted for the murder of a Japanese businessman there.
Happy Valley 2018 BBC1 - Third series of Sally Wainwright's gripping crime drama.
High and Dry 2017 E4 - Written by and starring Marc Wooton; this six-part sitcom focuses on the aftermath when a plane crashes on a deserted island, the cast also includes Vicki Pepperdine, Harry Peacock and Asim Chaudhry.
His Dark Materials 2018 BBC1 - The first small-screen adaptation of Philip Pullman's much-loved trilogy of novels; Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass.
Jerusalem 2018 Channel 4 - Six-part thriller set in the aftermath of the Second World War that centres around a seismic moment in history, when Britain was struggling to define itself in a new world order. Written and created by Bash Doran (Boardwalk Empire, Smash, Masters of Sex).
Kiss Me First E4 - An emotional thriller which follows the lives of a group of young gamers and through them explores the relationship between social media and self-image. The series is also set to feature a mix of live action content and animated sequences.
Liar 2019 ITV - Joanne Froggatt and Ioan Gruffudd reprise their roles as Laura and Andrew as the Williams Brothers' drama returns for a second series.
The Long Run 2018 Sky1 - Comedy loosely based on the formative years of Idris Elba starring Elba and Bill Bailey.
Lookalikes 2017 Channel 4 - Second series of the The scripted comedy/reality show hybrid follows the antics of two of Britain’s premier lookalike agencies, run by long suffering David Beckham impersonator Andy Harmer, and his friend turned rival, David Brent alter ego, Tim Oliver.
The Luminaries 2017 BBC2 - Six-part drama series based on the prize-winning novel. The story follows defiant young adventurer Anna Wetherell, who has sailed from Britain to New Zealand to begin a new life. There she meets the radiant Emery Staines, an encounter that triggers a strange kind of magic that neither can explain. As they fall in love, driven together and apart by fateful coincidence, these star-crossed lovers begin to wonder: do we make our fortunes, or do our fortunes make us?
Morning Has Broken 2018 Channel 4 - Six-part sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis as a daytime TV host. David Schwimmer co-stars as an Americn producer drafted in to save her show.
Noughts and Crosses 2018 BBC1 - Adaption of Malorie Blackman's novel. Divided by their colour but united by forbidden love and burning injustice, Sephy and Callum are fighting for more than simply the right to be together, in a contemporary dystopian State where strict race laws make daily existence a matter of life and death.
Rush of Blood 2017 BBC1 - Matt Charman adapts Mark Billingham's novel about three couples who realise one of them has committed murder after returning from a holiday together in Florida.
Shibden Hall 2017 BBC1 - Eight-part period drama from Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright telling the remarkable life story of landowner Anne Lister.
Stath 2017 E4 - Six-part sitcom written by and starring Jamie Demetriou as the incompetent letting agent of the title.
Steve McQueen Series 2017 BBC1 - The director of 12 Years a Slave's six part series will focus on the life of a West Indian comunity during the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. The drama will look at the formation of the Mangrove Club and the relationships between the group over a number of a years.
Stop! In the Name of Love 2017 BBC1 - Tony Jordan's four part series will focus on six women in their thirties as their various struggles are highlighted by a number of classic Motown songs which will be performed by the cast.
A Suitable Boy 2018 - BBC1 - Eight part drama from Andrew Davies adapting Vikram Seth’s international bestseller A Suitable Boy. A modern classic about a young woman’s search for love and identity in a newly independent, post-Partition India defining its own future, this beloved novel has never been adapted for the screen before. Now, Andrew Davies’ scripts will bring the story to a whole new audience with his signature blend of warmth, wit and humanity.
Taboo 2018 BBC1 - A second series of Tom Hardy's atmospheric period drama.
To Sir With Love 2017 BBC1 - A one-off adaptation of ER Braithwaite's autobiographical story about a Guyanese RAF engineer who becomes a teacher in a challenging school in the East End of London.
The Trial of Christine Keeler 2018 BBC1 - Six-part drama series about the sexual and cultural politics of one of the most revealing and iconic stories of modern times. At the centre of the storm was 19-year-old Christine Keeler - a young woman whom the powerful, male-dominated establishment sought to silence and exploit, but who refused to play by their rules.
Trigonometry 2018 BBC2 - Eight-part drama series written by Duncan MacMillan and Effie Woods focusing on a cash-strapped couple who let out a room in their flat to a lodger who they subsequently both fall in love with.
Us 2017 BBC1 - Nick Payne adapts David Nicholls' best-selling novel about a fractured family's trip around Europe for a multi-part series.
The Virtues Channel 4 - Four-part drama series from Shane Meadows and starring Stephen Graham as Joseph; a troubled man who returns to Ireland to confront the demons that are haunting him from a childhood spent in the care system. Helen Behan stars as the sister Joseph hasn't seen since childhood whilst Frank Laverty will play her husband.
The War of the Worlds 2018 BBC1 - Three-part adaptation of the classic from H. G. Wells'
White Dragon 2018 ITV - Eight-part drama from newcomers Mark Denton and Jonny Stockwood which focuses on John Simm's London-based Professor Jonah Mulray who is forced to travel to Hong Kong to identify the body of his wife who has died whilst working there. Once in Hong Kong Jonah discovers a shocking truth about the woman he loved which leads him deeper and deeper into a web of conspiracy. Dervla Kirwin will star along Simm as Mulray's late wife whilst Emilia Fox, Tim McInnerny and Anthony Wong will also feature.
Witless 2018 BBC3 - Third series of the witness protection sitcom starring Kerry Howard.
World on Fire 2018 BBC1 - Multi-stranded drama telling the story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain.