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LLONG be­fore he w wrote Doc­tor Fos­ter, Mike Bartlett had an idea for a drama about the news­pa­per in­dus­try, but at the time, broad­cast­ers felt no one was in­ter­ested in what jour­nal­ists got up to.t Now, how­ever, it seems the time is right for this six-part se­ries, fol­low­ing staff on ri­val pa­pers as they com­pete for sto­ries. Charlotte Ri­ley (pic­tured) stars as Holly Evans, deputy news edi­tor of broad­sheet The Her­ald, who clashes with Dun­can Allen (Ben Chap­lin), the amoral edi­tor of tabloid ri­val The Post, when she sets out to write a story with a painfully per­sonal twist.

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