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BBC One has announced five new drama series. New shows from Spooks creator David Wolstencroft and Scott & Bailey's Sally Wainwright are among the commissions. Controller of Drama Ben Stephenson said: "2012 has been a record-breaking and award-winning year for BBC Drama and our new 31 hours of programming illustrates our sheer dedication to British Drama. "The BBC commissions more drama than any other broadcaster with over 450 hours of drama a year delivering a range of high quality, creative, ambitious television. We are the home of British Drama and combine the UK's hottest talent both on and off screen to produce the highest quality programmes that aim to up the ambition and scale of our output." Wolstencroft's The Escape Artist will run for three hour-long episodes and will focus on Will Burton, a talented and charming (more) »


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