ITV March 2023 monthly highlights

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ITV March 2023 monthly highlights

  • Social Media Murders streaming on ITVX from 02/03 & 09/03
  • Bali 2002 streaming on ITVX from 16/03
  • The Dry streaming from 23/03
  • Six Four streaming on ITVX from 30/03

 

 

Series: 

Everybody Hates Chris (2005-2009)  

Chris Rock narrates this sharp, affectionate sitcom inspired by his childhood. Join 13-year-old Chris (Tyler James Williams) as he undertakes the hassle of being bused from Brooklyn to a predominantly white junior high, and struggles to please his strict parents and overcome the angst of early adolescence.

9th March

 

 

Jonathan Ross: Must Watch Films

Jonathan Ross’ monthly film recommendations for March will focus on some award-winning greats including Get Out, Munich, There Will Be Blood and The Aviator, alongside foreign-language films Shaolin Soccer, Mesrine: Public Enemy, Mesrine: L’Instinct de mort and anime feature Ghost in the Shell 2.0. 

16th March 

Exclusive:

Bali 2002


Bali 2002 is an inspiring and emotional four-part drama that explores how everyday heroes from Bali, Australia and beyond defied the odds to bring order from chaos and hope from despair during the 2002 Bali bombings. The series is the first time the full story has been told and was developed in consultation with those directly impacted by the tragedy.

On October 12, 2002, the island paradise of Bali was shattered by a terrorist attack on two of Kuta Beach’s busiest nightclubs. Boththe local Balinese, and international tourists scrambled to escape, to rescue the injured and to comfort the dying. Australian and Indonesian authorities not only mobilised to evacuate survivors and identify victims, but to hunt down those responsible.

Amidst this chaos, heroes arose to defy the odds from the most unlikely places and cultures united in the search for healing, justice and- meaning.

Featuring a stellar cast led by AACTA Award-winner Rachel Griffiths, Richard Roxburgh, Claudia Jessie, Sean Keenan,, Ewen Leslie and Arka Das. .

Series:

Community (2009-2015) 

All six seasons of the sitcom based around a quirky study group at a community college. When smooth-talking suspended lawyer Jeff (Joel McHale) is forced to pursue a degree at a small community college, he is pleased to meet Britta (Gillian Jacobs) and forms a study group with the sole purpose of spending more time with her. Unfortunately for Jeff, a number of the college's most eccentric students take the group seriously and an eclectic community quickly forms around the duo. 

23rd March

Exclusive:

The Dry (2022) 

Starring Roisin Gallagher, Ciarán Hinds, Pom Boyd, Siobhán Cullen, Moe Dunford and newcomer Adam Richardson, The Dry celebrates the joyful chaos and dark absurdities of family life in a series that is all about recovery.

When Shiv Sheridan (Gallagher) returns to Dublin after years of partying in London, she is sober and full of good intentions - but being back with her family makes staying on ‘the dry’ much harder than she expected.  As Shiv tries to navigate this new phase of her life, so must her family...and they all have issues they don’t want to face. 

30th March

Exclusive:

Six Four (2022)


Inspired by the best-selling novel Six Four by Hideo Yokoyama, the drama is set primarily in Glasgow, and is a dark and compelling story of kidnap, corruption, betrayal and an uncompromising search for the truth, when Chris and Michelle O’Neill’s teenage daughter goes missing.

Serving police detective, Chris, played by Kevin McKidd, is provided with a startling revelation about an infamous, unsolved case that once divided the police when a local girl called Julie Mackie disappeared. Now, reeling from the news that his own daughter has gone missing, Chris is approached by a journalist who tells him that fatal mistakes were covered-up in Julie’s disappearance. Revisiting the case, Chris uncovers a series of undeniable errors, corruption and unbridled ambition.

Series:  

Gotham (2014-2019) 

With a reputation synonymous with law and order, Commissioner James Gordon is one of the crime world's greatest foes. Everyone knows the name. But what is known of Gordon's rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner? And what did it take to navigate the layers of corruption that secretly ruled Gotham City, the spawning ground of the world's most iconic villains -- the larger-than-life personas who would become Catwoman, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two-Face and The Joker? GOTHAM is the origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has never been told. 

ITV1

Dates to be confirmed in due course

The Bay Series 4

ITV and Tall Story Pictures, part of ITV Studios, confirmed the return of the hit Morecambe based drama, The Bay, written by Daragh Carville (Being Human, The Smoke, Cherrybomb).

The third series saw Marsha Thomason (Cobra, White Collar) join as Morecambe CID’s new Family Liaison Officer, DS Jenn Townsend, alongside regular cast Daniel Ryan (Innocent, Home Fires), Erin Shanagher (Peaky Blinders, Censor), Thomas Law (The World’s End, A Cinderella Story) and Andrew Dowbiggin (Cobra, Coronation Street).

Grace Series 3 

John Simm will reprise his role as Brighton-based Detective Superintendent Roy Grace, for a new series of ITV crime drama Grace.

Grace is an adaptation of international, bestselling author Peter James’ award winning novels, with over 21 million Grace novels having been sold to date.

Episodes one and three will be written by Ben Court and Caroline Ip, with Ed Whitmore writing the second episode.

Starring Richie Campbell as DS Glenn Branson, Zoë Tapper as Cleo Morey and Craig Parkinson as DS Norman Potting, the new series will comprise three feature length films.

BRITBOX UK 

BritBox UK will be streaming A Woman of Substance (1985), a three-part series starring Jenny Seagrove and Deborah Kerr, from 9th March. Taking a lighter note, all four seasons of Fresh Meat starring Charlotte Ritchie and Jack Whitehall will stream from 16th March, all three seasons of classic sitcom Count Arthur Strong starring Steve Delaney will stream from 23rd March and all episodes of The Mighty Boosh will stream from Thursday 30th. 

 

 

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