Pressure on for modern journos
Press, BBC First, Tuesday at 7.30pm Qld, 8.30pm NSW
WRITTEN by Mike Bartlett
(Doctor Foster) and set in the fast-paced and challenging environment of the British newspaper industry, Press explores the personal lives and constant professional dilemmas facing the journalists who work at two rival newspapers.
The series follow their lives as they attempt to balance ambition and integrity amid the never-ending pressure of the 24-hour global news cycle and an industry in turmoil.
The series stars Charlotte Riley as the talented deputy news editor of The Herald ,a left-leaning broadsheet; Ben Chaplin (pictured) as the charming and manipulative editor of The Post; David Suchet as the CEO of the global conglomorate that owns
The Post; and Brendan Cowell as the news editor of The Herald.