Posts by: CultBox Editor

Doctor Who series 11 launch date officially announced, episode title revealed

After yesterday’s legal kerfuffle, that you can read about here, the BBC has now confirmed that the launch date of Doctor Who series 11 will indeed by Sunday 7th October. This information was leaked by iTunes yesterday. It’s the much-rumoured move to Sunday nights for the show, that’ll instantly stop it having to work around the Strictly Come...

Doctor Who: a note about the story we’ve had to withdraw

Following a legal cease and desist letter we’ve received from lawyers acting on behalf on the BBC/BBC Studios (and not directly from the BBC’s own legal department), we thought it prudent to explain what’s happened over the past 24 hours. Yesterday, iTunes across Europe revealed the launch date for Doctor Who series 11, a series that...

Bodyguard: latest drama from Line Of Duty creator confirmed to start this month

We’re very much looking forward to this one. Bodyguard is the new drama from Jed Mercurio, best known now for creating and writing Line Of Duty. He’s back working with Keeley Hawes on this project too, as she plays the British Home Secretary. Richard Madden, meanwhile, is her bodyguard. We now have confirmation that the...

Keeping Faith: series 2 of hit drama heading for production

The story of the BBC Wales and S4C drama Keeping Faith has been a hugely successful one, with the acclaimed drama initially screening just in Wales, before getting a summer showing on BBC One in the rest of the UK. Headlined by the brilliant Eve Myles, the show is created by Matthew Hall, and followed...

The BBC adds Chucklevision to iPlayer, as tribute to Barry Chuckle

Over the weekend came the tragic news that Barry Chuckle, one half of the legendary Chuckle Brothers, had died. He was 73 years old, and the outpouring of affection is testament to how much fun he and his brother had given the world. The Chuckle Brothers, of course, were staples of BBC children’s television through...

House Of Cards: final season set for November debut

It’s been a bit of a journey to get there, but production is now well under way on the retooled House Of Cards season six. This will be the final season of the show, and won’t have Kevin Spacey in it. The actor was dropped from the show following the serious allegations made against him,...