Watch trailers for the BBC's original British dramas including Doctor Who and Hunted
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Think there's nothing on the BBC apart from Olympics coverage? Think again. In addition to a truly magnificent multi-platform showcase of sports, Auntie's dishing up some fantastic drama.
OK - it's the trailers for said dramas.
But talk about whetting appetites. From Doctor Who, Hunted, Good Cop and The Secret of Crickley Hall to Accused, Shetland and Ripper Street. Plus, Merlin and The Paradise...
I'll stop selling it now; check out the trailer below...
Danny Cohen the Controller of BBC1 says: "At approximately 8pm across the 17 days of The London Olympics, we will give viewers the first exclusive look at a range of brand new original British drama coming up on BBC1 - in the form of specially-made feature length trailers."
Tonight's first promo trailer is Hunted, but you can get a quick look at it here first:
Ben Stephenson, Controller of BBC Drama Commissioning adds: "BBC1 drama offers audiences the most vibrant and most original home grown drama in Britain today. This upcoming range of new drama titles are the very best of British, made with ambition and scale that I hope will capture the imagination of our audiences with the same spirit as the London 2012 Olympics."
The on-air transmission schedule for the trailers is as follows:
Sun 29 July Hunted
Mon 30 July Good Cop
Tues 31 July Accused
Wed 1 Aug The Secret of Crickley Hall
Thurs 2 Aug Doctor Who
Fri 3 Aug Merlin
Sat 4 Aug The Paradise
Sun 5 Aug EastEnders
Mon 6 Aug – Sat 11 Aug repeats of above
Sunday 12 Aug Ripper Street
Now - who's excited? I know I am.
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