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In the secret world of espionage, the players are set and the fight to save Britain begins.

The Game, a suspenseful six-part, edge-of-your-seat thrill ride, created by Toby Whithouse (Being Human, Doctor Who), premieres Wednesday, November 5 at 10:00pm ET as part of BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville.

A complex invisible war is being fought by skilled spies trained in the high stakes world of covert espionage. In 1972 London, tensions are at a terrifying peak as the world’s super powers plot against their enemies. The threat: a dangerous and deadly Soviet plot, designed to bring Britain to its knees, dubbed Operation Glass. This is where The Game begins – a stylish, character-driven spy drama that explores the lives and lies of the invisible soldiers fighting a secret war. When an MI5 agent is contacted by a defecting KGB officer about the plan to destroy the British establishment, MI5 leader, Daddy (Brian Cox, The Bourne Supremacy, An Adventure in Space and Time), assembles a secret committee to investigate the threat in a frantic race against time. Their mission: stop the plot, save Britain and in turn, the world.

Read the full press release here.

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BBC AMERICA TO PREMIERE BROADCHURCH STARRING DAVID TENNANT IN THE US
BBC AMERICA has announced that the eight part ensemble drama Broadchurch starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Vicky McClure and Arthur Darvill will premiere in the US on the channel in 2013.
From the producers of The Hour, MI-5 and Life on Mars, Kudos Film and Television, and distributed by Shine International,Broadchurch is written and created by Chris Chibnall (Torchwood, Law & Order: UK,  Doctor Who) with Richard Stokes (Silk, Law & Order: UK, Torchwood) as producer and Jane Featherstone (The Hour, Life on Mars, Law & Order: UK) and Chibnall as executive producers.  James Strong (United, Downton Abbey, Silent Witness, Doctor Who) has directed the first two episodes and episodes seven and eight of the series.
The series explores what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major murder investigation and is subjected to the full glare of the media spotlight. Broadchurch,will premiere as part of BBC AMERICA’s groundbreaking drama block, Dramaville, in 2013.
The ITV drama was commissioned by ITV1.

BBC AMERICA TO PREMIERE BROADCHURCH STARRING DAVID TENNANT IN THE US

BBC AMERICA has announced that the eight part ensemble drama Broadchurch starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Vicky McClure and Arthur Darvill will premiere in the US on the channel in 2013.

From the producers of The HourMI-5 and Life on Mars, Kudos Film and Television, and distributed by Shine International,Broadchurch is written and created by Chris Chibnall (TorchwoodLaw & Order: UK,  Doctor Who) with Richard Stokes (Silk, Law & Order: UK, Torchwood) as producer and Jane Featherstone (The Hour, Life on MarsLaw & Order: UK) and Chibnall as executive producers.  James Strong (United, Downton Abbey, Silent Witness, Doctor Who) has directed the first two episodes and episodes seven and eight of the series.

The series explores what happens to a small community when it suddenly becomes the focus of a major murder investigation and is subjected to the full glare of the media spotlight. Broadchurch,will premiere as part of BBC AMERICA’s groundbreaking drama block, Dramaville, in 2013.

The ITV drama was commissioned by ITV1.

Cheers to the cast and crew of our Dramaville miniseries THE HOUR on their GOLDEN GLOBE nomination for Best Miniseries or TV Movie.

Cheers to the cast and crew of our Dramaville miniseries THE HOUR on their GOLDEN GLOBE nomination for Best Miniseries or TV Movie.

First Look: The 1950’s Costumes from BBC AMERICA’s The Hour - ELLE
The feature includes sketches, mood boards and an interview with The Hour’s costume designer Suzanne Cave.

First Look: The 1950’s Costumes from BBC AMERICA’s The Hour - ELLE

The feature includes sketches, mood boards and an interview with The Hour’s costume designer Suzanne Cave.

SIENNA GUILLORY JOINS IDRIS ELBA IN BBC AMERICA’S LUTHER
Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil, Inkheart, Love Actually, Eragon) has been cast to play Luther’s new love interest in the third installment of Neil Cross’s critically-acclaimed Dramaville mini-series, Luther, which started filming last week.
John Luther is back under intense pressure, with two conflicting crimes to investigate and a ruthless ex-copper determined to bring him down. Luther’s life is his job; that is until love crosses his path and offers him a chance of happiness. Sienna Guillory plays Mary, who works in a vintage clothes shop. She meets Luther in a chance encounter. Guillory says: “You realize why Luther is so good when you read Neil Cross’s scripts, and then you meet Idris and understand what ‘untamed’ means. There is no other set I’d rather be on, and I love the disastrous fun of being Mary Day, the right girl in the wrong place.”Idris Elba playing Luther adds: “I want to thank the fans for waiting so patiently for the new season. We’re thrilled to deliver it to you. Here comes John!”
Luther returns to BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville in 2013.
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SIENNA GUILLORY JOINS IDRIS ELBA IN BBC AMERICA’S LUTHER

Sienna Guillory (Resident Evil, Inkheart, Love Actually, Eragon) has been cast to play Luther’s new love interest in the third installment of Neil Cross’s critically-acclaimed Dramaville mini-series, Luther, which started filming last week.

John Luther is back under intense pressure, with two conflicting crimes to investigate and a ruthless ex-copper determined to bring him down. Luther’s life is his job; that is until love crosses his path and offers him a chance of happiness. Sienna Guillory plays Mary, who works in a vintage clothes shop. She meets Luther in a chance encounter.

Guillory says: “You realize why Luther is so good when you read Neil Cross’s scripts, and then you meet Idris and understand what ‘untamed’ means. There is no other set I’d rather be on, and I love the disastrous fun of being Mary Day, the right girl in the wrong place.”

Idris Elba playing Luther adds: “I want to thank the fans for waiting so patiently for the new season. We’re thrilled to deliver it to you. Here comes John!”

Luther returns to BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville in 2013.

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Shooting begins on BBC AMERICA’s LUTHER 3 starring Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba
We can’t wait for the Dramaville series to return.
Source: Luther BBC (Facebook)

Shooting begins on BBC AMERICA’s LUTHER 3 starring Golden Globe Winner Idris Elba

We can’t wait for the Dramaville series to return.

Source: Luther BBC (Facebook)

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The Hollywood Reporter Exclusive - BBC AMERICA Winter Premiere Dates Announced and Trailer Released

The Hollywood Reporter announced today the premiere dates for BBC AMERICA’s new drama Ripper Street, original series Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan and espionage Dramaville miniseries Spies of Warsaw.

Full story here.

Watch the new BBC AMERICA Winter Trailer above.


You know what? Being a nobody in a country where everyone thinks they can be a somebody, that’s infectious. It’s exciting.

You know what? Being a nobody in a country where everyone thinks they can be a somebody, that’s infectious. It’s exciting.

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The Hour’s Romola Garai, Dominic West and Ben Whishaw talk fashion and the 50s with The Guardian

The Hour’s Romola Garai, Dominic West and Ben Whishaw talk fashion and the 50s with The Guardian