I TALK The 7.39

Last year was a great year for drama and BBC One are wasting no time in unleashing some more great drama for 2014. Only the other day we were treated to the return Sherlock which delivered record ratings for the series of 9.2 million, and on Monday night the beeb are unveiling their new two-part romantic drama, The 7.39.

Written by David Nicholls, who is perhaps best known for his best-selling novels (both of which have been turned into films), One Day and Starter For Ten - The 7.39 is spread over two consecutive nights and has a pretty incredible cast; Sheridan Smith (Mrs Biggs), Olivia Colman (Broadchurch), David Morrissey (The Walking Dead) and Sean Maguire (Scott & Bailey). And you know me, anything with Colman I'm watching, anything with Smith I'm watching so a drama with both of them in it? Unmissable!


Before I describe The 7.39, here's how David Nicholls describes it; "The 7.39 is a love story for grown-ups, the sort of drama that has not been seen on television for a while. I'm delighted to be writing for the BBC again and working with such a terrific cast and production team.”


Having seen both parts I have to agree with him. I'm a grown-up and wh