The TV drama about a fictional police anti-corruption squad averaged nearly 13 million viewers for its fifth series.
Jed Mercurio, the writer and creator of Bodyguard, has confirmed that talks are taking place for a second season of the BBC drama.
The Game of Thrones star has revealed how playing the tortured close protection officer David Budd for the BBC drama left him 'broken'.
The actress also told of her excitement at being praised by Moonlight director Barry Jenkins for the BBC One drama.
Filming sex scenes is 'never fun', Game of Thrones and Bodyguard star Richard Madden has said.
But BBC director-general Tony Hall claims the period drama attracted fewer viewers in the UK than Bodyguard, the smash-hit BBC drama starring Richard Madden and Keeley Hawes.
British star Richard Madden struck gold at the Golden Globes last night, scooping a gong for his role in the BBC hit Bodyguard.
Richard Madden has confessed his enthusiasm for acting lessened after starring in hit BBC series Bodyguard. The Scottish actor led the drama from Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio as David Budd, a PTSD-suffering war veteran who's hired as a specialist protection officer for Home Secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes).
Another week, another "XXX is the favourite to be the next James Bond" story... and this week's latest hot tip as the next 007: Richard Madden.
An Islamic feminist scholar has blasted the smash-hit series bodyguard for its depiction of a villain whose character transitioned from one stereotype of a Muslim woman to another. Ziba Mir-Hosseini said the character of Nadia - stopped by the show's hero David Budd from detonating a suicide vest on a packed train in the opening episode - was initially portrayed as a weak woman oppressed by her jihadist husband. Nadia told police: "You all saw me as a poor, oppressed Muslim woman.
11 million people tuned in to the final reveal in last night's finale of BBC drama Bodyguard.
The BBC drama “Bodyguard” bowed out on a high Sunday with 11 million viewers at its peak on BBC One, for a whopping 47.9% audience share. The six-part series, which Netflix is about to launch globally, is Britain’s most popular drama since “Downton Abbey.” Starring Richard Madden (“Game of Thrones”) and Keeley Hawes (“The Durrells”), “Bodyguard” went out […]
The hit BBC drama gripped the nation - here's what we want to know if they do go ahead with a second series.
The creator of 'Bodyguard', which stunned fans with its twist ending last night, has said that it could run and run.
Jed Mercurio's political thriller attracted praise for making Sunday nights exciting again, but there are plenty of other series that you can sink your teeth into. Martin Compston stars as Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott who leads investigations into suspected corrupt police officers, along with Detective Sergeant Kate Fleming (Vicky McClure), Superintendent Ted Hastings (Adrian Dunbar) and Detective Inspector Matthew “Dot” Cottan (Craig Parkinson). Line of Duty shares more than a little in common with Bodyguard: the two shows come from the same writer, Jed Mercurio.
The final episode of the hit BBC drama was nerve-shredding television of the highest order.