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The Good Wife's Archie Panjabi to appear on BBC One's Shetland

The Good Wife star Archie Panjabi is to appear in the third series of Shetland.

The Emmy Award-winning actress will star in the six-part series produced by ITV Studios for BBC One, which will air later this year.

Game of Thrones actor Ciaran Hinds and Anna Chancellor will also have roles in the series, alongside James Cosmo, Saskia Reeves, Sara Vickers, Jack Greenlees, Jamie Michie, Mark Cox, Kate Donnelly and Andrew Rothney.

Douglas Henshall will return as Di Jimmy Perez, alongside series regulars Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson, Julie Graham and Mark Bonnar.

The third series will centre around the disappearance of a young man on a ferry crossing from Aberdeen to Lerwick.

Hinds said of his role: "I'm looking forward to locking swords with Douglas Henshall and working against the stunning backdrop of Shetland.

"I came to Scotland a lot in the '70s and '80s in various theatre productions - and,
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First look at Skins Series 7

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Series 7 of Skins marks a departure in style with former stars Hannah Murray, Jack O'Connell, and Kaya Scodelario returning to the roles which shaped their careers in three individual stories, each broadcast in two, one hour parts.

In Skins Fire, Effy (Kaya Scodelario) has a dead end job as a receptionist for a leading London Hedge Fund. But as she stumbles across crucial financial information relating to a troubled deal and embarks on an affair with her wealthy boss, she finds out that she has bitten off more than she can chew. Her flatmate Naomi (Lily Loveless) tries to stop Effy from ruining her life, but Effy cannot be reached; until tragedy strikes.

Skins Fire is written by Jess Brittain, directed by Charles Martin and stars Kaya Scodelario, Lily Loveless, Kayvan Novak, Craig Roberts, Lara Pulver and Kathryn Prescott.

In Skins Pure, Cassie (Hannah Murray) is adrift, alone and invisible in London,
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'Skins' final series: First look images, new guest stars revealed

Digital Spy has first-look images from the final Skins.

The E4 drama will return for three special films - Skins Fire with Kaya Scodelario (Effy), Skins Pure starring Hannah Murray (Cassie) and Skins Rise featuring Jack O'Connell (Cook).

Guest stars for the final run include Craig Roberts (Submarine), Lucien Laviscount (Waterloo Road), Olly Alexander (Great Expectations) and Neil Morrissey, reprising his role as Cassie's dad.

Skins - the final series in pictures:Skins Fire also stars Lily Loveless (Naomi) and Kathryn Prescott (Emily) - plus guest stars Lara Pulver and Kayvan Novak - and will see Effy's life spiral out of control as she uncovers evidence of a major financial fraud and embarks on an affair with her wealthy boss.

Skins Pure will follow a lonely Cassie in London as she strikes up a "strange and poignant" friendship, only for her new relationship to come under threat. Charlene McKenna (Ripper Street
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Game of Thrones: season three, episode seven – The Bear and The Maiden Fair

This week's theme was love lost and found, but among the romance there was also some deeply unpleasant torture porn

Spoiler alert: this blog is published after Game of Thrones airs on HBO in the Us on Sunday. Do not read on unless you have watched episode seven (which airs in the UK on Sky Atlantic on Monday at 9pm). As ever, we are going to (hopefully) avoid book spoilers as well.

Click here for Sarah Hughes' season three, episode six blog

"You're mine as I'm yours. If we die, we die. But first let's live"

This episode, scripted with relish by George Rr Martin, was very much Game of Thrones: the romance edition. We spent some downtime with Jon and Ygritte, learnt that Orell carries something of a torch for Ygritte (poor Orell, you have no chance – Jon Snow has curls, and all his own teeth), discovered
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