The State review – this Isis drama is clever, gripping and genuinely enlightening

Why join a death cult? Peter Kosminsky skilfully explores the motives of four British extremists who leave home for Syria If you are a fan of Peter Kosminsky’s work, and I am, you will know how ...

Nina Gold Casting Call for new Channel 4 drama

Nina Gold Casting Searching For Boy & Teen Actors For Exciting New Television Project Summary: Crossing The Border is a brilliant new 4-part drama by Peter Kosminsky ("Wolf Hall"; "The Promise"; ...

Midsomer Murders to get its first regular Asian lead character

Manjinder Virk to join ITV murder mystery series four years after one of its creators said it ‘wouldn’t work’ with ethnic minorities Midsomer Murders is to get its first regular leading Asian ...

Riz Ahmed: actor, rapper, ranter

At public school he threw a chair through a window. At Oxford he took on the black-tie brigade. Now Riz Ahmed is ready to shake up the film industry. But first he puts us right on a few things Riz ...

Homeland: Damian Lewis adopts the patriot act

How the flame-haired Brit became the star of TV's heir to 24 Survey Damian Lewis's CV and you'll find he's had a string of roles that required him to exude a certain kind of laconic, tight-lipped, ...

Rewind TV: The Promise; Mad Dogs; Outcasts – review

A gap year in Israel provides a political and emotional awakening for 18-year-old Erin in Peter Kosminsky's powerful new drama The Promise (C4) 4oD Mad Dogs (Sky 1) skyplayer Outcasts (BBC1) ...

The Promise Of A Great Show

British director Peter Kosminsky (Britz, The Government Inspector) spent over a decade researching his latest masterpiece, and it shows. The Promise (Sunday, on Channel 4 at 9pm) is smart and thorough ...

Peter Kosminsky: Britain's humiliation in Palestine

Peter Kosminsky is one of Britain's most acclaimed directors of hard-hitting television drama. His latest project – 11 years in the making – tells the story of postwar Palestine and Israeli ...

The best TV for 2011

Angelic lawyers, comedy producers and aliens all feature on the box this year - plus new series from Martin Scorsese and the creators of The Wire Outcasts Can BBC1 pull off a big new sci-fi series? ...

From the A-Team to the Z-list

Part 3: From Kick-Ass to new digital technology Kick-ass Meet the new class of slacker superheroes Although 2009 was notably free of Super- and Spider-Men, with only the underwhelming Watchmen to ...

From the A-Team to the Z-list

Part 3: From Kick-Ass to new digital technology Kick-ass Meet the new class of slacker superheroes Although 2009 was notably free of Super- and Spider-Men, with only the underwhelming Watchmen to ...

Shifty – On Blu-ray and DVD Now!

Shifty is an action packed 24 hours in the life of a young crack cocaine dealer on the outskirts of London. The sudden return home of his best friend sets in motion a chain of events that see ...

Shifty - Trailer

Riz Ahmed (Britz, Dead Set) takes the title role of Shifty, a thriller charting an action packed 24 hours in the life of a young crack cocaine dealer on the outskirts of London. The sudden return home ...

Crack dealers in London! A Shifty trailer

There’s been some great buzz around Eran Creevy’s debut feature since it screened at the London Film Festival last year, and it’s getting a theatrical release in the UK on 24th April through ...

24 hours in the life of a drug dealer - Shifty

From the same micro-budget backers that helped bring us the much talked about Mum & Dad comes a film that covers 24 hours in the life of a charismatic Muslim crack dealer. "Riz Ahmed (Britz, The Road ...