Posts by: CultBox Editor

This Country series 3 is in development

BBC Three’s currently sitcom of choice is the brilliant This Country, whose second series launched earlier this year. Written by and starring Daisy May Cooper and Charlie Cooper, we now learn too that there are plans for more episodes of the show. The BBC is in negotiations with the pair for a possible third series...

Doctor Who Annual 2019 listing gives hints at changes ahead

Even as remnants of Easter eggs lie around the place, there are people burrowing away on things that are set to arrive in the shops this Christmas. That firmly includes this year’s Doctor Who annual too, that’s set to go on sale in October. As spotted by Girly Letters on Twitter, the annual has a...

Westworld season 2 UK transmission date confirmed

HBO has confirmed when we can expect to see the second season of its acclaimed Westworld TV show. Westworld season 2 will kick off in the US on April 22nd 2018, with a 9pm slot on HBO. And it’s now been confirmed too that Sky Atlantic will simulcast the show in the UK, screening it...

The Walking Dead season 9 to feel like a “new show”

It’s not been the best of years for the long-running The Walking Dead, with ratings declining and fan frustration with one or two of the storylines growing. There’s going to be a change in personnel for the next season of the show, it’s already been announced, with Scott M Gimple stepping away as hands-on showrunner...

The Split: first trailer for BBC’s terrific-looking new drama

Writer Abi Morgan already has some terrific projects to her name, including the TV show The Hour, and films such as Shame and Suffragette. Next up for her is a major new BBC drama called The Split. It stars Nicola Walker, Meera Syal, Stephen Mangan and Deborah Findlay, and follows a family of female divorce...

The Crown: why Paul Bettany turned down the show

When it was announced that Claire Foy and Matt Smith leaving Netflix’s smash hit show The Crown, with older actors being cast to play Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip going forward, it soon became clear that Olivia Colman was set to play the former. But what about the latter? The speculation in that case...

Martin Freeman, Meera Syal and more join new BBC NHS birthday drama

The BBC has announced a brand new drama, that’s set to celebrate the 70th birthday of the UK’s National Health Service. It’s going by the name of To Provide All People, and has been penned by Owen Sheers. The drama will follow a single day in the NHS, zeroing in on a single hospital and...

Deadwood: new signs that HBO revival is happening

One of HBO’s most acclaimed series, the western Deadwood, was also one that ended prematurely. The show ended after three seasons, cancelled by the network thanks to not particularly impressive ratings. However, since it left our screens in 2006, rumours have rumbled about a revival. And more recently, it came to light that plans for...

Noughts And Crosses: new BBC series adds Being Human creator

Things are moving forward on a new BBC drama, an adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel, Noughts & Crosses. The book follows an alternative 21st century UK, one where people are segregated by the colour of their skin. Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has been hired to oversee the scripting of the six part...