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BBC One releases trailer for big new autumn dramas – Doctor Who included!

The BBC is taking the wraps off the big dramas it wants us to be watching this autumn, with the release of its brand new drama trailer. Key highlights of the trailer? Look out for the first footage of Andrew Davies’ Les Miserables adaptation, starring Dominic West and Lily Collins. Then, the next Agatha Christie...

Les Miserables: first pictures from BBC’s big new drama adaptation

Following the news that landed last year (see below) that the BBC is pressing ahead with a major new drama adaptation of Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables, we now have the first images from the production. They look like this… The impressive cast for the adaptation has now been confirmed, too. Dominic West (The Wire) and David...

The Kit Curran Radio Show finally getting a DVD release

Recently, the fine folks at Simply Media have brought us some very welcome DVD releases of shows we thought were lost to the archive. We’ve certainly been enjoying our time with Jossy’s Giants for a start. Next, Network is getting in on the act. It’s liberated from the archives the seemingly long-lost The Kit Curran...

Doctor Who series 11 San Diego Comic-Con panel is earlier than expected

BBC America has officially confirmed details of the upcoming Doctor Who panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con – and it’s not when we were expecting. We assumed that Doctor Who would take one of the prime panel spots over the weekend of the show. As it happens, though, it’ll be taking place on Thursday...

Doctor Who: Torchwood’s Eve Myles on Jodie Whittaker

There had been rumours at one point suggesting that Eve Myles – Gwen in Torchwood, of course – was heading to the cast of Doctor Who series 11 for a return appearance. Not so, apparently, but Myles has nonetheless been chatting about Jodie Whittaker’s turn as the Doctor in a new interview. Talking to the...

Doctor Who series 11 leak: more on the BBC’s action against footage leak

A bit more on the BBC taking legal action over the leaked footage from Doctor Who series 11. BBC News has confirmed that an application has now been filed with the California Federal Court, that is asking the website Tapatalk to hand over details of who uploaded copyrighted materials. Tapatalk itself is not accused of...

His Dark Materials starts filming in Oxford

It looks very much as though filming has now begun on the eagerly-awaited new BBC adaptation of His Dark Materials. Based on the Philip Pullman book, the new adaptation stars James McAvoy, Dafne Keen and Clarke Peters. It had been revealed that filming was to head to Oxford city centre this month, but the first...

ITV previews its autumn dramas in new trailer

ITV has given us a glimpse at some of its big upcoming dramas, courtesy of a brand trailer showcasing the broadcaster’s autumn slate of shows. There’s a bunch of interesting stuff in here. Of particular interest are Strangers, the new conspiracy mystery starring John Simm. Furthermore, there’s a look at the upcoming drama Butterfly. This...