The 5 part drama, featuring Sheridan Smith as the wife of infamous Ronald Biggs, has been partly filmed in Australia with funding from Seven.
It’s 1957 and teenager Charmian Powell has a stultifying home life, dominated by her stern headmaster father. A chance encounter with a charming older man named Ronnie Biggs on a train offers seems to be the perfect escape from her strict family and the beginning of a new rebellious and exciting life.
New US drama Hannibal stars Hugh Dancy is a criminal profiler for the FBI and Mads Mikkelsen as Dr. Hannibal Lecter. The NBC drama premiered in the US last week to favourable reviews.
It premieres at 9:30pm Wednesday April 17.
Explores the early relationship between FBI criminal profiler Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a forensic psychiatrist destined to become Graham’s most cunning enemy. Unorthodox profiler Will Graham is enlisted by the FBI to catch a serial killer who targets young women. When answers prove elusive, they ask psychiatrist Dr. Hannibal Lecter to consult on the case and the mental strain it is causing Will.
It will be followed by Strangeways at 10:30pm from the UK.
Witness the first prison wedding shown on television, as an armed robber and his girlfriend marry to help maintain strong family ties while he is inside. Then, with unprecedented access, see inside the
notorious Category A unit where the most dangerous prisoners are kept.