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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 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 ...  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 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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UK | USA

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English

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2018 (UK) See more »

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Stereo

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Fabulous Cast
15 September 2018 | by colinsjonesSee all my reviews

I'm surprised by the negative reviews of this series. I've watched two episodes so far, I found it well written, well acted and very enjoyable. The contrasting motivations, of the two newspapers, cleverly provides extra depth to the characters who are both plausible and engaging. Charlotte Riley is outstanding as Holly Evans, an intelligent, hard working journalist with lofty principles but enough experience to know how to uncover the real story. Ben Chaplin is convincing as the world weary editor of the sleazier of the two papers with a set of pragmatic philosophies that give him an attractive earthy wisdom. I wonder if some of the IMDB reviewers are confusing an assessment of the series with an assessment of UK Journalists, whose shortcomings have been well publicised recently. For the sake of clarity, UK Journalists - not great, this series about UK Journalists - great. I hope that's clear.


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