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‘Downton Abbey’ interview: Robert James-Collier looks back at final season

Robert James-Collier has played Thomas Barrow in Downton Abbey since ITV’s period drama began in 2010. Outside of Downton, he is perhaps best known for his role as Liam Connor in the long-running British soap Coronation Street, in which he starred from 2006-2008. He has also appeared in the West End stage version of Calendar...

Interview: Alan Carr chats about his upcoming ‘Yap, Yap, Yap!’ tour

In the middle of my interview with Alan Carr, a very loud police siren starts wailing in the background. Quick as a flash, the comedian jokes that, “I’m so in demand, even the police want me,” before adding with a laugh: “Or maybe they’ve seen my act and want to arrest me!” This is typical...

‘This Is England’ interview: Shane Meadows on final season

The final chapter of Shane Meadows’ This is England saga concludes next weekend on Channel 4. It’s winter: there’s a promise of new beginnings for Combo, Lol and Woody but nothing ever works out as planned. Kelly is in a very dark place. She hasn’t just strayed from the path, she’s gone fully off piste...

‘Humans’ interview: Emily Berrington on Channel 4’s new sci-fi drama

English actress Emily Berrington is currently starring as Niska in Humans, Channel 4’s new thriller from the makers of Utopia and Broadchurch. Based on the hit Swedish drama Real Humans, the eight-part series is written by British duo Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley (Spooks). > Like Humans on Facebook for all the latest news on...

‘Pompidou’ interview: Matt Lucas chats about his new visual comedy series

Matt Lucas (Little Britain) stars as the titular elderly oddball aristocrat in Pompidou, BBC Two’s new visual comedy series. The six 30-minute episodes also star Alex MacQueen (Hunderby) as Hove, Pompidou’s long-suffering butler. Pompidou begins at 6.30pm on Sunday 1 March on BBC Two. In a clapped-out old caravan, parked in front of his now...

‘Banana’ interview: Charlie Covell chats about her episode

Charlie Covell writes and stars in the sixth episode of E4’s new LGBT drama Banana next week. Episode 6 airs at 10pm on Thursday 26 February on E4 and Amy (Charlie Covell) has got a date with Kay (T’nia Miller), but in order to find happiness, she must defeat her greatest enemy – her own...

‘Critical’ interview: Neve McIntosh chats about Sky1’s new medical drama

Best known to Doctor Who fans as Madame Vastra, Scottish actress Neve McIntosh stars as head nurse Nicola Hicklin in Sky1’s Critical. An ultra-realistic real-time medical drama from Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio, the 13-part series begins at 9pm on Tuesday 24 February on Sky1. Set in a state-of-the-art Major Trauma Centre, each episode scrubs...

‘Banana’ interview: Bethany Black chats about her episode

Bethany Black stars as Helen in the fourth episode of E4’s new LGBT drama Banana, becoming the first trans woman to play a trans character in an ongoing British TV series. Episode 4 airs at 10pm tonight on E4 and sees Helen getting tough with her ex, Eddie; but her birthday turns into a disaster...