The Fades

The Fades: celebrating BBC Three originals

Louisa Mellor Feature
Feb 19, 2016

With great writing, a strong cast and a gripping story, Jack Thorne’s 2011 supernatural drama The Fades was one of the best…

Sleepy Hollow: getting diversity right

David Menzies Feature
Jan 14, 2014

David argues that Sleepy Hollow is ahead of its US network peers when it comes to diversity...

Why is UK geek TV missing out on the teen demographic?

Caroline Preece Feature
Jan 21, 2013

Following the cancellation of Switch and The Fades, Caroline asks why UK fantasy television is failing to grab teen audiences...

Revisiting Torchwood: what is its legacy?

Andrew Blair Feature
Jan 15, 2013

It's the last in our Revisiting Torchwood series, so Andrew considers what legacy the show has left TV sci-fi...

Why The Fades and Doctor Who Confidential were cancelled

Andrew Blair News
Aug 24, 2012

BBC Three Controller Zai Bennett has been chatting about the reasons The Fades and Doctor Who Confidential are no more…

The BAFTA Television Awards winners

Simon Brew News
May 28, 2012

The Fades, Sherlock and This Is England '88 are amongst the winners at the 2012 BAFTA TV Awards. Oh, and Rolf Harris.

BAFTA nominations for Sherlock, The Fades, and Misfits

Louisa Mellor News
Apr 24, 2012

BAFTA has announced its full list of Television Awards nominees, which includes nods for Sherlock, The Fades, and Misfits, though nothing for Doctor Who or Being Human…

BBC Three’s The Fades cancelled

Louisa Mellor News
Apr 5, 2012

It’s official: BBC Three’s terrific series The Fades has not been renewed for a second season

Help The Fades get a second series

Simon Brew News
Oct 27, 2011

BBC Three's The Fades has been terrific, but it might just need a push to get it a second series. Here's how you can help. And please do.

The Fades episode 6 review: series finale

The Fades
Emma Matthews Review
Oct 26, 2011

Emma sends off one of the best new TV shows in ages, as she checks out the final episode of The Fades...