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50 reasons why 2015 will be an awesome year to be a geek

2015 is fast approaching, but what’s in store to keep UK screens flickering and our minds off the drudgery of everyday life? Let CultBox guide you through a year that’ll be packed with returning favourites, new dramas, fresh adaptations, super-heroes, super-spies and a whole lot of supernatural thrillers. It’s in alphabetical order as, to be...

‘The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm’ preview

If you’re of a certain age, you’ll remember with great fondness the books about a peculiarly British nutty professor by Norman Hunter, starting with The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm. You’ll also no doubt be somewhat dismayed that you’re now old enough to be referred to in online reviews as being ‘of a certain age’....

‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special preview: ‘White Christmas’ launch report

Earlier this week, very sympathetic to the fact that everyone is probably suffering from festive fatigue, Channel 4 held a preview event in London for Charlie Brooker’s upcoming Black Mirror Christmas special, ‘White Christmas’. In various states of recovery from our respective office Christmas parties – aided by multiple mince pies and several glasses of...

What should we expect in ‘Mr Selfridge’ Season 3?

With the third season of Mr Selfridge beginning on ITV in early 2015, we thought it might be fun to look at what the new run will hold for fans. Executive producer Kate Lewis has hinted that Harry’s life will “unravel” in the new season, ominously commenting: “His story was a rollercoaster ride that ended...

Why you should be watching ‘Psychobitches’

Like something precious that someone is keen to keep from breaking, the lady-led comedy Psychobitches is nestled away in the straw on Sky Arts. It really should be in a brighter spotlight, but there’s something nice about its niche presence. As the title suggests, there’s no comedy on TV right now more brazen and outlandish...

5 shows to see in London this Christmas season

Planning on heading to the West End this festive season but not sure what to see? Let us help you…   Memphis What’s it about? Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world...

‘Ripper Street’ Season 3 preview

How fast things move in the world of television. Or, rather, ‘online content’. It was less than a year ago that the BBC announced that Ripper Street was coming to an end after just its second season. Within months, Amazon Prime Instant Video snapped it up and here it is! Back by popular demand within...

‘Atlantis’ Season 2 preview

Nudged closer to Christmas by Doctor Who, it has been the best part of a year since we last visited Atlantis. The show’s team have promised change, with star Jack Donnelly (Jason) revealing: “It’s not the follow-up you would expect. They really have reinvented it. In every single way they could change it, I think...

‘Wizards vs Aliens’ Season 3 preview

Fans of CBBC’s Wizards vs Aliens have much to look forward to with the launch of the fantasy drama’s third season this week, and ‘The Secret Of Room 12’ is a dynamite way to kick off the new adventures. If Tom (Scott Haran) and his friends – wizards and unenchanted alike – thought the Earth...