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Press is set in the world of newspapers - its past riven by hacking scandals, its present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24 hour news cycle, its future uncertain.

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Series cast summary:
Charlotte Riley ...  Holly Evans 6 episodes, 2018
Priyanga Burford ...  Amina Chaudury 6 episodes, 2018
Al Weaver ...  James Edwards 6 episodes, 2018
Ben Chaplin ...  Duncan Allen 6 episodes, 2018
Paapa Essiedu ...  Ed Washburn 6 episodes, 2018
Shane Zaza ...  Raz Kane / ... 6 episodes, 2018
Ellie Kendrick ...  Leona Manning-Lynd 6 episodes, 2018
Brendan Cowell ...  Peter Langly 6 episodes, 2018
Stuart Whelan ...  Press 6 episodes, 2018
Laura Jane Matthewson ...  Lucy Redford 5 episodes, 2018
Mark Weinman Mark Weinman ...  Craig 5 episodes, 2018
Kasia Koleczek ...  Krystyna 5 episodes, 2018
Sujaya Dasgupta ...  Esme 4 episodes, 2018
Benjamin Campbell Benjamin Campbell ...  Freddie Allen 4 episodes, 2018
Joseph Balderrama ...  Tony 3 episodes, 2018
Natasha Little ...  Sarah Allen 3 episodes, 2018
Allison McKenzie ...  Kelly 3 episodes, 2018
David Suchet ...  George Emmerson 3 episodes, 2018
Elliot Levey ...  Matthew Harper 3 episodes, 2018
David Schofield ...  Chris Cartwright 3 episodes, 2018
Susannah Wise ...  Wendy Bolt 2 episodes, 2018
Tom Bell ...  Jon Brooks 2 episodes, 2018
Genevieve Barr ...  Charlotte 2 episodes, 2018
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Set in the fast-paced and challenging environment of the British newspaper industry, Press will immerse viewers in the personal lives and the constant professional dilemmas facing its characters. The series follows their lives as they attempt to balance work and play, ambition and integrity, amid the never-ending pressure of the 24-hour global news cycle and an industry in turmoil. Written by ahmetkozan

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2018 (UK) See more »

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Pure Entertainment, A Gripping Watch
20 January 2019 | by martimusrossSee all my reviews

This was a very well crafted drama, everything was in place and it really was quite gripping. Ben Chaplin showed brilliant promise in 1995 with the comedy Game On, he then was stolen by America to our loss. He is one of the finest talents, he brings an intensity to the screen that cannot be ignored with just everything going on behind the eyes.

I am never sure why Mr Chaplin was not a mega star of the movies years ago, perhaps his time has come now.

I liked the mixture of episodic stories mixed with longer running issues as this created quite an impetus. Great ensemble playing.

If I was to make two criticisms, no one was happy in their jobs and the office-banter was missing. And the Resonance story just didn't cut it, we all know that our surveillance is done be GCHQ and that only exceptions are read by humans, everything else is a computer algorithm, so we have privacy, and the idea that this surveillance could be subverted is absurd.

I look greatly to season 2


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