What you may need to know
1. We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: movies smoovies, TV is where its at.
2. Cillian Murphy could be cashing in phoning it in as wild-eyed bad guys in Hollywood movies – instead, he’s gone and done a big epic BBC crime drama thing. That said, he’s in the next Chris Nolan flick – they’ve done five together.
4. The great Sam Neill gets to channel his inner Nordy bloke – well, he was born in County Tyrone, hai.
5. Love/Hate legend Tom Vaughan Lawlor is in there somewhere, to boot.
6. Broadsheet Prognosis: Boardwalk Empire meets Brighton Rock (2010). We’re in.
Release Date: Next Thursday, BBC2