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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 (...)

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(...)

Catherine Talbot has written a confident and compelling debut. Photograph: Fiach O’Neill

“You give so much of yourself away in the beginning, so much that at times it doesn’t seem right or fair.” This is one of many intriguing insights int(...)

Helen Behan and Stephen Graham in Shane Meadows’s The Virtues.

Writer and director Shane Meadows is a little too good at his job. Thirteen years since the release of the Bafta-winning film This Is England, the dra(...)

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(...)

Actors Daniel Mays and Anna Maxwell Martin portray Colin and Wendy Parry in the BBC’s fact-based drama ‘Mother’s Day’, which will air on RTÉ One on September 2nd. Photograph: BBC

RTÉ is seeking a sponsorship fee of €400,000 for a slate of “premium” dramas that it will show between this September and autumn 2019, including two s(...)

Prince Charles and Princess Diana  on their wedding day on July 29th, 1981. Photograph: RC/HO REUTERS

Diana: In Her Own Words Channel 4, Sunday, 9pm As publicity goes, it was a bumper week for Channel 4, which couldn’t have asked for more opinion piece(...)

Outside the foreign pages of newspapers the horrors of the refugee crisis have quietly slipped off the prime-time end of the news cycle. The global ou(...)

BBC drama ‘Line of Duty’ is to return for a third series. Photograph: World Productions / Mark Bourdillon

BBC police thriller Line of Duty, which is produced in Northern Ireland, is set to be recommissioned for a third series. Written by Cardiac Arr(...)