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New BBC Period Drama Charts The Pivotal Late 90s

IRA, Euro 1996, New Labour – From Here to There The BBC has released information relating to an ‘epic’ new 3 part miniseries. Produced by Kudos Films and Television (Spooks, Life on Mars & Utopia), From Here to There stars Philip Glenister, Bernard Hill and Steven Mackintosh. Written by Peter Bowker, it charts the tragic and comic misadventures of two families as Manchester is …

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BBC Commissions Laurel and Hardy Biopic

BBC has commissioned a Laurel and Hardy biopic to be made by The Weinstein Company. The 90 minute film will be called Stan and Ollie and is to be made in association with BBC’s in-house comedy unit and Lookout Point. The film is written by Lucan and Mrs Biggs screenwriter Jeff Pope and will follow the story of the duo’s infamous 1953 UK tour. …

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BBC Announces World War One Centenary Programming

The BBC today announced Their plans to mark the centenary of World War One. Stripped over each of the four years, programming will be across BBC Television, Radio and Online and begins in early 2014 with Jeremy Paxman’s four-part series Great War (BBC1). The BBC announces that it is the biggest and most ambitious pan-BBC project ever commissioned with more than …

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