Television

The Millennium Dome Heist with Ross Kemp review – turgid true crime with TV’s top hardman

November 11, 2020

Following his well-worn formula, the ex-EastEnder somehow stretched the straightforward story of a plot to steal £350m of jewels into an hour-long programme Ross Kemp outside the Millennium Dome, now The O2 Arena. Photograph: ITV Recipe for one hour of ITV presented by Ross Kemp. Ingredients: one headline story from between five and 20 years […]

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‘Dennis Nilsen preyed on those who fell through the cracks’: David Tennant on playing the serial killer

September 10, 2020

Many actors would think twice before agreeing to play an infamous serial killer. But for David Tennant, who stars in ITV’s three-part true crime drama, Des, the opportunity to play Dennis Nilsen had been building for a long time. Nilsen, who was convicted in 1983 of a series of murders, was a very ordinary monster […]

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