Where we do what we want

Monday, March 23, 2009 by · 19 Comments 

The final part of Red Riding, finally justified the hype, I reckon. Read more

Red Riding

Thursday, March 12, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Greatness seems to have been bestowed on Red Riding, not for what it is, but rather for its pedigree. Read more

“To the North…”

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

Police brutality

Police brutality

“…Where we do what we want”.

It’s hard to remember the last time C4 put so much weight behind one of its dramas. Red Riding, adapted from the novels of David Peace, tells the story of policing in Yorkshire through the 1970s and early ’80s. The trilogy was unveiled to the press tonight via a lowkey press launch in Shoreditch, East London.

C4′s Head of Drama, Liza Marshall, unveiled a selection of clips from each episode (which are set in 1974, 1980 and 1983 respectively), commenting that a production like this is ┬áreason enough the channel should be helped out of its current financial crisis. Read more