Tag Archives: The Promise

HD Highlights: September 7

Series Finale: The Promise (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) In part four of four, Erin refuses to abandon her quest to find Mohammed’s family, even though it takes her on a hazardous journey into Gaza. Said The Times: “The final episode of Peter Kosminsky’s ambitious series packs a considerable punch. The naive English girl (Claire Foy) on her […]

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HD Highlights: August 31

SoHo Highlight: The Promise (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) Reading about the dramatic events in her grandfather’s diary, Erin is determined to resolve the mystery surrounding the fate of his charwallah friend Mohammed. This is part three of a four-part epic The New Statesman hailed as “a reflective and excruciatingly well-researched series that throws light on a […]

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HD Highlights: August 24

SoHo Highlight: The Promise (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) In part two of four, Len meets Abu-Hassan Mohammed, an Arab charwallah working for the British Army in 1940s Palestine, while in the present day Erin delves deeper into her grandfather’s story. Writer Peter Kosminksy (The Government Inspector) calls The Promise “undoubtedly my most ambitious undertaking in 30 years […]

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HD Highlights: August 17

SoHo Premiere: The Promise (Sky 10, 8.30, 5.1) In part one of four, an 18-year-old travels to Israel to discover first-hand the struggle her grandfather faced when he was a British peacekeeper in 1940s Palestine.  As The Guardian said: “It’s hard to think of a more politically sensitive subject for a primetime TV series, and Peter Kosminsky’s […]

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Spring Sheen for SoHo Strike Back

New seasons of Boss, Strike Back, Hell on Wheels and Dexter will spruce up SoHo for spring. After a sterling second quarter, the premium drama channel has been looking stale of late, with The Newsroom held over until after the Olympics (August 13) and too many 8.30 slots taken up with premature re-runs of shows like […]

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