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Old January 12 2012, 05:31 PM   #226
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As is someone else apparently, I don't watch it but doesn't sound like many of the original cast will be left now.
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Old January 12 2012, 08:04 PM   #227
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I just watched the first season of Luther and enjoyed it. Idris Elba was great but Paul McGann got a nice meaty part in the final episode which I quite liked.
The second season is even better, although shorter. It's basically two feature length episodes, each split into two. BBC have commissioned another set but I don't know when it will be appearing.
I do know that Alice isn't in it as much which saddens me. I hear she's going to be back for season 3, though. I need my psychopath crush in the show.
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Old January 16 2012, 10:13 AM   #228
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Idris got a Golden Globe for Luther! Well done.
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Old January 16 2012, 10:28 AM   #229
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Some pretty stiff competition in the category too...

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hugh Bonneville - Downton Abbey
Idris Elba - Luther - WINNER!
William Hurt - Too Big To Fail
Bill Nighy - Page Eight
Dominic West - The Hour
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Old January 26 2012, 07:59 PM   #230
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We'll Take Manhattan airs tonight on BBC 4.http://www.tvguide.co.uk/detail.asp?id=114411680
Drama, based on the story of David Bailey's 1962 photoshoot in Manhattan with model Jean Shrimpton. Against the wishes of his editor at British Vogue, Bailey disregards the conventions of contemporary fashion photography and sets out to create distinctive, original images. During the course of a week in New York, both he and his muse accidentally change the course of their lives, as well as the world of fashion. Drama, starring Karen Gillan, Aneurin Barnard and Helen McCrory
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Old February 6 2012, 01:46 PM   #231
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BBC One have cancelled Garrow's Law.
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-...w-axed-by-bbc1

Seems to me this is a continuation of the new BBC One channel controller dumping previous hits, like the new BBC Three controller is doing.
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Old February 6 2012, 04:31 PM   #232
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BBC One have cancelled Garrow's Law.
http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2012-...w-axed-by-bbc1

Seems to me this is a continuation of the new BBC One channel controller dumping previous hits, like the new BBC Three controller is doing.
Will be interested if the writer updates holding on, I enjoyed the original.
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Old July 13 2012, 10:04 AM   #233
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BBC Two have commissioned a series by the director of the original The Killing.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/lat...rder-bbc2.html
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Old July 25 2012, 07:14 PM   #234
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Latest BBC Two drama showreel

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Old July 26 2012, 06:12 AM   #235
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^COOL. I wonder how flippin' long it will take for some of these to make their way to BBCAmerica?
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Old July 26 2012, 11:08 AM   #236
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Looks cool, nice to see Gillian Anderson there

BTW, anyone else wact The Line of Duty that's been on BBC2 the last 6 weeks?

Not exactly the Shadow Line but I thought it was quite good
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Old July 26 2012, 01:49 PM   #237
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Looks cool, nice to see Gillian Anderson there
Yep, looks like we have permanently stolen her from the Americans, which is good. We deserve her more anyway.
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Old July 26 2012, 06:28 PM   #238
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We might as well just give her citizenship!
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Old July 26 2012, 06:41 PM   #239
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Looks cool, nice to see Gillian Anderson there

BTW, anyone else wact The Line of Duty that's been on BBC2 the last 6 weeks?

Not exactly the Shadow Line but I thought it was quite good
I loved it. A few niggles, not least the painful Wire-wannabe bits on the streets and even in some of the dialogue, but otherwise 5 hours well spent. Totally agree it had nothing on The Shadow Line but what has? I hear a second series is already confirmed too, which I think is actually needed. Wrapping up with the captions, as it was a real story, was too rushed for my liking.

Also, you really cannot go wrong with Craig Parkinson.
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Old July 26 2012, 07:37 PM   #240
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Looks cool, nice to see Gillian Anderson there

BTW, anyone else wact The Line of Duty that's been on BBC2 the last 6 weeks?

Not exactly the Shadow Line but I thought it was quite good
I started watching it last night but thanks to painkillers wasn't paying attention. They already renewed it for a second series.
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