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ITV and Hulu order new period drama series

Set against the backdrop of Georgian London, and based on the stories of real women, Harlots follows Margaret Wells (Samantha Morton) and her daughters, as she struggles to reconcile her roles as mother and brothel owner.

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Anthony Horowitz on swapping Foyle’s War for New Blood

Foyle’s War creator Anthony Horowitz discusses new project New Blood, a new seven-part drama set around a junior investigator for the Serious Fraud Office and a young London cop who find themselves coming up against a new breed of criminals who hide behind legitimate facades.

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Why isn’t Preacher on BT’s AMC channel?

News that Preacher would air in the UK on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video has been met with joy from TV fans who don’t have access to AMC UK and annoyance from BT customers who are asking what the point of an AMC channel is if it doesn’t screen AMC shows.

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Looking to move into the entertainment sector? Give freelancing a try

If you would like to have complete control over your career and explore your creativity, then the entertainment sector might be just the place for you if you work as a freelancer. A notoriously precarious sector, the entertainment industry nonetheless offers many rewarding experiences.

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How to launch your career in the film and TV sector

One of the many reasons for the popularity of the industry is that it offers a diverse range of opportunities across a wide spectrum of disciplines, and this results in a huge number of career options for people with many different skills and talents.