Posts by: CultBox Editor

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,...

Our Girl disc release confirmed for end of July

After spending most of its recent run being kicked around in the schedules to accommodate football and tennis, the full series three boxset of Our Girl is arriving later this month. That way, fans of the show can watch it in a manner that’s not at the behest of the sporting schedules! Furthermore, the full...

Doctor Who: new hints as to what to expect in series 11

Mild spoilers ahead for Doctor Who series 11. The BBC is revealing more and more about Doctor Who series 11 this week, as it prepares to showcase footage from Jodie Whittaker’s upcoming first run in the show at San Diego Comic-Con. The Who panel is set for Thursday, and ahead of that, the new issue...

Sherlock and Doctor Who are getting 4K releases in America (but not in Britain yet)

The BBC is supporting the Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray format, that’s slowly making some headway in the UK too, with a pair of new releases. These follow its earlier releases of Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II. The premium disc format offers, as its name suggests, 4K transfers of films and TV shows, up to four times...

Still Game is to end, it’s been confirmed

We’re soon to get the final series ever of Still Game, it’s been announced, with the news that the upcoming series of the show will be its last. It marks the end of a 21 year journey for the show, that started at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. More recently, the gang – led by Ford...