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Kelly Macdonald’s DCI Davidson is in the process of extracting herself from a messy romance

“Back to basics” is the promise as Line of Duty (BBC One, 9pm) returns for a long-anticipated sixth series. That’s a relief to hear as Jed Mercurio’s (...)

James Nesbitt as Tom Brannick. Photograph: Steffan Hill

So it was Tom Brannick all along. Much murkiness gusted through the finale of Northern Ireland thriller Bloodlands (BBC One, 9pm). But there was clari(...)

Kelly Macdonald in Line of Duty: ‘My first thought was that this would be really challenging.’ Photograph: Steffan Hill/World Productions/BBC

Kelly Macdonald’s roles are typically quiet and fraught with internal conflict, and entailing journeys that are more reflective than active. As a(...)

Detective Tom Brannick, played by James Nesbitt, in BBC’s new drama Bloodlands.   Photographer: Steffan Hill/iStock

The filming location of a new BBC drama starring James Nesbitt will not be disclosed to fans, amid concerns that the small island will be overwhelmed (...)

Bloodlands: Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt) with his no-nonsense sidekick DS Niamh McGovern, played by Charlene McKenna. Photograph: Steffan Hill

The virtually landlocked sea lough of Strangford in Co Down is one of the most bewitching areas of natural beauty in Ireland. Its meandering shoreline(...)

Vicky McClure, Martin Compson and Adrian Dunbar

When police convoy ED-905 is intercepted by an OCG, but a twist of fate suggests the intervention of a UCO, it seems like another job for AC-12. At le(...)

 Jenny Greene on stage with the  RTÉ Concert Orchestra
On My Culture Radar: Jenny Greene

Current favourite book I really enjoyed The Secret DJ, written anonymously. It went behind the scenes and explained what it was like in the heyda(...)

Cat (Carolina Main) and Jim (Adrian Dunbar) are mistrustful daughter and inscrutable father in Virgin Media Television’s ‘Blood’.

Virgin Media Television is looking to make an international splash with its €4 million series Blood, touting the psychological thriller as “proof of c(...)

If there something familiar about how an utterly dashing British agent deals with danger in Bodyguard (Sunday, BBC1, 9pm), that may be more than accid(...)

Easter Rising time: Fiona Shaw, presenter of Seven Women

Just as unread books pile up beside the bed, their pristine spines staring accusingly, I wonder if it’s going to be the same with 1916 programmes. So (...)

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