or


[04/10/12 - 02:40 PM]
BBC America Presents "White Heat" - Premieres Wednesday, May 9 as Part of Dramaville
Sam Claflin, Claire Foy and MyAnna Buring star in the project, which charts the lives of seven friends from 1965 through to present day.

[via press release from BBC America]

DRAMA SERIES CHARTS THE VOLATILE AND LIFE CHANGING RELATIONSHIPS OF SEVEN FRIENDS OVER 40 YEARS

BBC AMERICA's Dramaville presents US premiere of White Heat, starring ensemble cast including Sam Claflin, Claire Foy and MyAnna Buring

White Heat, the next instalment of BBC AMERICA's Dramaville, charts the lives of seven friends from 1965 through to present day. The stylish and suspenseful drama, straddling almost five decades, follows lives, loves and destinies shaped by the political events of each era, connecting the dots of their relationships born, bound and broken over time and ultimately reunited after the death of one of them. White Heat premieres Wednesday, May 9, 10:00pm ET/PT as part of Dramaville.

Their relationships - complex, volatile, life affirming and life changing - are first formed when they come together as flatmates in London's Tufnell Park. The diverse group of young students includes rebel with a cause Jack (Sam Claflin, Snow White and the Huntsman), ambitious feminist Charlotte (Claire Foy, Upstairs Downstairs), fragile beauty Lilly (MyAnna Buring, The Twilight Saga), compassionate medical student Jay (Reece Ritchie, The Lovely Bones), love-struck geek Alan (Lee Ingleby, Luther), Jamaican-born-and-bred law student Victor (David Gyasi, Law and Order: UK) and kind-hearted Orla (Jessica Gunning, Law & Order: UK).

Their interwoven personal lives play out against the backdrop of defining points of the developing eras - the death of Churchill, the union strife of the Seventies, the ascendancy of Thatcher, the Falklands, AIDS, the end of the Cold War - crucial events which shaped history and made these seven individuals the people they are today.

White Heat follows the critically acclaimed crime thriller, Whitechapel, continuing BBC AMERICA's Dramaville, which features groundbreaking British drama and is also the home to the Golden Globe(R)-winning mini-series Luther, Golden Globe(R)-nominated mini-series The Hour and the upcoming drama series Ripper Street. Following White Heat, Dramaville presents the four-part drama, Inside Men, premiering Wednesday, June 20, 10:00pm ET/PT.

CAST AND PRODUCTION CREDITS

Jack Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman, Pirates of the Caribbean)
Older Jack Michael Kitchen (My Week with Marilyn, Proof of Life)
Charlotte Claire Foy (Upstairs Downstairs, Vivaldi)
Older Charlotte Juliet Stevenson (The Hour, Being Julia)
Lilly MyAnna Buring (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Parts 1 & 2)
Older Lilly Lindsay Duncan (Alice in Wonderland, Wallander)
Jay Reece Ritchie (All in Good Time, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time)
Older Jay Ramon Tikaram (EastEnders, Primeval)
Alan Lee Ingleby (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Luther)
Older Alan Paul Copley (Downton Abbey, Torchwood)
Victor David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas, Red Tails)
Older Victor Hugh Quarshie (Doctor Who, Holby City)
Orla Jessica Gunning (Law & Order: UK, Doctor Who)
Older Orla Sorcha Cusack (Coronation Street, Snatch)
Edward Jeremy Northam (Miami Medical, The Tudors)
Beth Tamsin Greig (Friday Night Dinner, Episodes)
Miles Richard Lintern (The Shadow Line, Syriana)
Frank Geoff Leesley (EastEnders, Law & Order: UK)
Val Karen Henthorn (Shameless, Coronation Street)
Derek Bowden Julian Barratt (Treasure Island, The Mighty Boosh)
Aasif Akshay Kumar (Once Upon a Time Again, Joker)
Boris Tim Barlow (10,000 BC, Rome)
Alec Will Bliss (Art is..., Holby City)
Leah Holly Weston (John Carter, Hollyoaks)
Connor Andrew Simpson (Good Vibrations, Notes on a Scandal)
Emma Abigail Guiver

Creator and Writer Paula Milne (I Dreamed of Africa, The Night Watch)
Director John Alexander (Life on Mars, Exile)
Executive Producer for ITV Paula Milne and Kate Bartlett
Executive Producer for BBC Lucy Richer

White Heat is a Carnival Films production for ITV





  [april 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· WHITE HEAT (BBC AMERICA)









[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
Whipclip Teams Up with Pop to Offer Fans Easy Access to Create and Share Video Clips from Network's Original Programming Line-Up
Using Whipclip, viewers can create customized clips of their favorite moments and share them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and via email and SMS.

[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:35 AM]
Meet the New Class of Students on "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"
Following a nationwide search, these six kids were chosen to help the grown-ups graduate toward the top prize of $1 million.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:26 AM]
Evan Peters the Latest "American Horror Story" Veteran to Join "Hotel"
Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Wes Bentley and Chloë Sevigny also star in the latest installment, due in October.

[04/24/15 - 10:11 AM]
"Thought Crimes: The Case of the Cannibal Cop," Featuring Exclusive Access to Former NYPD Officer Gilberto Valle, Explores Issues of Crime in the Internet Age When It Debuts May 11 on HBO
Dubbed "The Cannibal Cop," former NYPD officer Gilberto Valle was convicted of conspiring to kidnap and eat women in March 2013.

[04/24/15 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "Nightingale" - Tease (HBO Films)
The David Oyelowo-led project premieres Friday, May 29 at 9:00/8:00c on the pay channel.

[04/24/15 - 10:07 AM]
FYI(TM) Greenlights New Original Series "The Seven Year Switch"
In the series, four couples at a crossroads in their relationship will get the chance to live with a stranger for two weeks, in an experimental marriage, to help determine what traits and characteristics in a mate could make their marriage stronger.

[04/24/15 - 09:22 AM]
"Steve Harvey" Celebrates 500th Episode, Monday, April 27
Members of the studio audience will get the opportunity of a lifetime, as each day April 27 - May 1, one lucky person will be chosen to step into the "Steve Harvey Money Booth" and will be given 20 seconds to collect as much cash as they can.

[04/24/15 - 09:08 AM]
Hulu Original "Moone Boy" to Return for A Sidesplitting Third Season
The Chris O'Dowd-led series returns to Hulu for a third and final season with six all-new episodes on Wednesday, May 13.

[04/24/15 - 08:53 AM]
"AirAsia 8501: Anatomy of a Crash," Premieres on Science Channel Tuesday, April 28th at 10PM ET/PT
This fateful event culminated on December 28, 2014 when AirAsia flight 8501 and its 155 passengers and seven crew members were lost in a storm, 40 minutes into its journey from Indonesia to Singapore.