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Jason Watkins

Jason Watkins



United Kingdom

Age: 57

Born: 30 Jul, 1966

Known for

In The Crown as Harold Wilsonas Harold Wilson

in The Crown
In Taboo (UK) as Solomon Coopas Solomon Coop

in Taboo (UK)
In Line of Duty as Tim Ifieldas Tim Ifield

in Line of Duty
In SAS: Rogue Heroes as Winston Churchillas Winston Churchill

in SAS: Rogue Heroes

TV Series Starring Jason Watkins

Anansi BoysAnansi Boys
Prime Video In Development | Fantasy

Anansi Boys follows Charlie Nancy, a young man who is used to being embarrassed by his estranged father. But when his father dies, Charlie discovers that his father was Anansi: trickster god of stories. And he learns that he has a brother. Now his brother, Spider, is entering Charlie's life, determined to make it more interesting but making it a lot more dangerous.


Coma (2024)Coma (2024)
Channel 5, 2024 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller
Rating: 3.3/5

In Coma, Simon, a devoted family man, finds himself at a breaking point as his neighbourhood falls victim to the terrorising antics of a group of teenagers, led by the menacing 17-year-old Jordan Franklin, and his questionable companions. Simon and his wife, Beth, are desperate to move their young daughter to a safer area away from the threatening atmosphere. When Simon's frustration reaches its peak and he confronts Jordan outside his own home, a split-second decision changes everything.   


The Catch (2023)The Catch (2023)
Channel 5, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 2/5

Set against the hauntingly beautiful coastline of the west of England, The Catch introduces us to Ed Collier, a proud husband, father and local fisherman determined to do whatever it takes to keep his family together. But when a rich, handsome younger man enters daughter, Abbie's, life and threatens to take her away from him, Ed finds his life spiralling out of control. Secrets and lies are exposed with every twist and turn but will Ed discover the truth about his daughter's new boyfriend before it's too late?   


SAS: Rogue HeroesSAS: Rogue Heroes
BBC One, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Thriller, Military/War | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

The story of how the British special forces unit, the SAS, came to be formed, based on the book by Ben Macintyre. The show will explore the thinking that led to the creation of a new form of combat in the deserts of North Africa during World War II. It will celebrate the glory, action and camaraderie at the heart of this story, and delve into the psychology of the flawed, reckless but astonishingly brave group of maverick officers and men who formed the SAS in the darkest days of World War II.


McDonald & DoddsMcDonald & Dodds
ITV, 2020 Running | Comedy, Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set in Bath, two feature-length films pair the wildly ambitious DCI McDonald with the shy, modest DS Dodds. While McDonald has transferred from the mean streets of South London to leap up the career ladder, Dodds has happily languished on the shelf for most of his working life. McDonald is a tough, driven, battering ram of a cop who cracks cases through sheer force of will; Dodds - the tortoise to her hare - is quiet, unassuming and enigmatic. But thrust back into frontline action for the first time in a decade, he discovers a hidden talent for deciphering puzzles. Two contemporary Britons, seemingly with nothing in common, thrown together, boss McDonald and loyal sidekick Dodds forge a rumbustious, entertaining and ultimately - give or take a few setbacks - effective partnership.


DesDes
ITV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Thriller, History
Rating: 3.4/5

Des is based on material from the book Killing for Company by Brian Masters, which focuses on one of the most infamous cases in UK criminal history, that of serial killer Dennis Nilsen. Told through the prism of three men - Dennis Nilsen, Detective Chief Inspector Peter Jay and biographer Brian Masters - the series exploring the personal and professional consequences of coming into contact with a man like Nilsen.


A Very English ScandalA Very English Scandal
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Crime, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A Very English Scandal is a gripping drama based on the true story of British politician Jeremy Thorpe, who was accused of murder. Set in the late 1970s, the series follows Thorpe's scandalous trial after he is accused of killing his ex-lover. With excellent performances and a captivating plot, this show is a must-watch for fans of true crime and political dramas.


Watership DownWatership Down
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Action, Adventure | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, this tale of adventure, courage, and survival follows a band of rabbits on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of brothers, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, towards a promised land and a more perfect society.


Hold the SunsetHold the Sunset
BBC One, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

For Edith, life is pretty good. She's been a widow for some years now, but her children live locally and drop by regularly, and she enjoys daily visits from Phil, an old boyfriend who now lives across the road. Phil dreams of marrying Edith, and the pair of them upping sticks and moving abroad to the sunshine. But after months of turning him down, on the happy day Edith finally says "yes", there's a knock on the door - and there on the step, with a large suitcase, is her 50 year old son Roger. He announces that he's left his wife, his kids and his good job at the bank, and come home in an attempt to find his lost happiness again. And in a blink, to Edith's dismay and Phil's fury, all dreams are on hold.


Inside the Tower of LondonInside the Tower of London
Channel 5, 2018 Running | Documentary
Rating: 3.5/5

The Tower of London opens up for an access all areas look at one of the most incredible historical sites in the world.


Taboo (UK)Taboo (UK)
BBC One, 2017 On Hiatus | Drama, Action, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

Set in 1813, this show follows Tom Hardy's James Keziah Delaney who returns from Africa with 14 ill-gotten diamonds and seeking to avenge his father's death. Refusing to sell the family business to the East India Company, he sets out to build his own trade and shipping empire and finds himself playing a dangerous game with two warring nations, Britain and America.


Decline and FallDecline and Fall
BBC Two, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 1/5

This series sees Paul Pennyfeather (Jack Whitehall) as an inoffensive divinity student at Oxford University in the 1920s, who is wrongly dismissed for indecent exposure having been made the victim of a prank by The Bollinger Club.David Suchet will play Dr Fagan, the headmaster of Llanabba, an obscure public school in Wales where Paul first finds employment and works with fellow teacher Grimes (Douglas Hodge). It is at the school that he meets the Honourable Mrs Margot Beste-Chetwynde, to be played by Eva Longoria, who is the mother of one of the pupils.


The CrownThe Crown
Netflix, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

A drama charting Elizabeth the second's ascension to the throne and the political climate at the time.


The SecretThe Secret
ITV, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller, Biography
Rating: 2.8/5

Coleraine, Northern Ireland, 1990. Colin Howell is a leading member of the Baptist community, and a loving husband and father. But when he meets fellow Baptist, Hazel Buchanan, they embark on an affair, which will have cataclysmic consequences for themselves, for Colin's wife Lesley and for Hazel's husband, Trevor, Wanting to remain in the Baptist church Colin refuses to consider divorce, but he and Hazel are desperate to find some way to be together. When Lesley's father dies, and she contemplates suicide, Colin believes that he has found a way...


The Job InterviewThe Job Interview
Channel 4, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Reality, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Observational series following real-life interviews in unprecedented detail, as a diverse range of candidates compete for real jobs


W1AW1A
BBC Two, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

The follow-up to 'Twenty Twelve' as Ian Fletcher takes up the position of 'Head of Values' at the BBC.


Line of DutyLine of Duty
BBC One, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Line Of Duty is a drama series which takes a look at the world of police corruption. After a counter-terrorism raid goes wrong, Detective Sergeant Steve Arnott refuses to take part in a cover-up. When he is ostracized by colleagues, he transfers to an anti-corruption unit, AC-12, which is led by Superintendent Ted Hastings.


The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Experience the epic tale of power, family and politics in The Hollow Crown. Follow the rise and fall of three kings and their impact on history. With gripping drama and stunning visuals, this series brings to life the tumultuous reigns of England's monarchs. Don't miss this captivating journey.


TrolliedTrollied
Sky 1, 2011 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Family | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

You've heard of Sainsbury's, Asda and Tesco, but what about Valco? Sky1 opens the doors to the fictional British supermarket and the everyday lives of its staff. The new comedy series is exec produced by The IT Crowd's Ash Atalla and stars Mark Addy, Rita May and Jason Watkins.


Being HumanBeing Human
BBC Two, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Life is among the living is tough enough, but imagine a household comprised of a 120-year-old vampire, a highly intelligent werewolf, and an agoraphobic ghost who died under mysterious circumstances. This unlikely contemporary drama is a slice of life as seen through the perspective of the supernatural.


Little DorritLittle Dorrit
BBC One, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Romance, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

Little Dorrit tells the story of the Dorrit family and the rich array of characters they encounter on their way from rags to riches and back again.


WiredWired
ITV, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Thriller

Jodie Whittaker stars as single mum, Louise Evans, who's given a promotion at her bank only to be coerced into facilitating a £250 million internet bank theft. It's a thriller about bank fraud, what happens to our money behind the scenes in the world of "electronic banking", and the shadowy bank robbers who no longer operate with masks and sawn-off shotguns.


The Virgin QueenThe Virgin Queen
BBC One, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance, History, Reality

Anne-Marie Duff plays Elizabeth, from the young princess to the successful Queen, who turns England into a major world powerSet against a backdrop of some of Britain's most beautiful houses and landscapes, Paula Milne's powerfully-authored drama serial, The Virgin Queen, explores the full sweep of the long and eventful life of England's iconic queen - from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.


Are You Being Served?Are You Being Served?
BBC One, 1972 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy
Rating: 3.6/5

"Are You Being Served?" is a British Sitcom that ran from 1972-1985. The show revolved around a store where a reorganization forced two departments to share floor space, and the conflicts that this created- set the tone for most episodes.