Porridge Returning to the BBC 40 Years later

Porridge Returning to the BBC 40 Years later

As part of the BBC's landmark sitcom season, the state broadcaster has commissioned a six-part series.The new episodes will follow Fletch, the grandson of Ronnie Barker's Norman Stanley Fletcher, as he serves a sentence for cyber-crimes in Wakeley Prison.. Porridge was created by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais in 1973 with both writers returning for the remake over 40 years later.

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Little Boy Blue

Little Boy Blue - the real-life story recreated & told on our screens this April.

10 years on we are shown the story of how 11 year old Rhys Jones was shot dead in 2007, and over the 4-part series we're let into shocking scenes of how the story unfolded - from when Mel (Rhys' mum) received the saddening knock on the door, to the moment the killers are charged.

The series by Jeff Pope that sees a police officer stop Mel Jones from touching her sons body, depicts 39,000 Everton Fans applause Rhys and shows us Sean Mercer being charged guilty aired last night & is aired every Monday on ITV at 9pm.

Watch last nights shocking, but gripping Episode 1 on ITV Player now.

The Moorside - BBC One

Two-Part drama The Moorside aired on BBC One last week outlining the Kidnapping of 9 year old school girl, Shannon Matthews.

Featuring Sheridan Smith and Gemma Whelan, the drama received high praise from it's depiction of the traumatic events as millions tuned in to watch.

In Episode One, Viewers witness the disappearance of Shannon & the large police search; the story behind Karen Matthew's Public Appeal and how she's found and identified by Police.

Episode Two uncovers the truth behind Shannon's discovery and how Karen planned to hide the girl within a man named Michael Donovan's flat - with aim to claim that reward money.
Viewers see the moment Karen is charged with Child Neglect  and an insight into what's next.

You're able to catch up on this two-parter on BBC iPlayer.

Mrs Browns Boys - Festive Specials

Something’s awry in the Brown household this festive season. Agnes Brown is fed up with the hassle of Christmas trees, so this year she refuses to have one. But with Grandad’s health a worry for everyone, it feels like there’s something else missing apart from the tree.
— RadioTimes

Mrs Browns Boys is back this festive season. Catch all the fun on BBC 1 Christmas Day & New Years Day at 10:30pm!