The actor passed away after a short illness aged 83, he was best known to ITV audiences for his long running role in sitcom Duty Free.
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ATV Today’s Flashback takes a look at one of ITV’s ‘forgotten serials’ in Southern Television’s Together.
Downton Abbey‘s executive producer Gareth Neame doesn’t think the end is nigh for the prestigious drama anytime soon.
The second season of The Cedar Tree will be released on DVD later this year.
Cutting It actor Ben Daniels and Upstairs Downstairs actor Adrian Scarborough are to join the cast of BBC One‘s period drama The Paradise. The department store drama, based on the French novel by Emile Zola, is to return to BBC One later this year for a second series. Filming on the new season, written by Bill Gallagher who successfully adapted Lark Rise to Candleford for the BBC, has just begun.
BBC One’s critically acclaimed epic Sunday night drama series starring Maxine Peake and John Simm will return with six more episodes next year.
25 Years ago on Easter Monday, April 4th 1988, the UK’s third most watched soap ended. For most of its life it had been the UK’s second most watched saga behind Coronation Street – an amazing feat considering it was a daytime series, and aired at different times across the country. During its run Crossroads played host to many faces who either had been big stars or went onto primetime
With the success of Downton Abbey for ITV it isn’t surprising the spoof of 1970s period drama Upstairs Downstairs is coming to DVD. Keep it up Downstairs is described as a saucy comedy, starring Diana Dors (pictured).
ATV’s daytime saga The Cedar Tree is to be released on DVD.
The corporation has released a long review of their output concerning how the BBC portrays gay, lesbian and bisexual personalities and characters within its broadcasting. The findings also look at how viewers and experts view such output.