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Summer 2016 for ‘Sherlock’ Series 4?

Sherlock writer Steven Moffat has hinted that viewers should expect a wait of “two-and-a-half years” for the show to return. Speaking at the Cannes Lions advertising festival, Moffat told The Guardian: “Had we done the conventional form of a TV series, which is to do runs of six or twelve, it would be over by...

Ardal O’Hanlon to lead cast of new Sky1 sitcom ‘After Hours’

Sky1 has announced the cast for After Hours, a new comedy series directed by The Royle Family‘s Craig Cash. The six-part series is currently filming and will star Ardal O’Hanlon (Father Ted), John Thomson (Cold Feet) and Jaime Winstone (Mad Dogs). Ardal O’Hanlon commented: “I’m delighted to be a part of After Hours. It’s warm,...

Freema Agyeman joins new Netflix sci-fi series ‘Sense8’

Doctor Who actress Freema Agyeman has been cast in Sense8, a new sci-fi series from the creators of The Matrix. Netflix’s ten-part series from Andy and Lana Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski is “a gripping global tale of minds linked and souls hunted”. Agyeman played companion Martha Jones in Doctor Who from 2007-2010. Other British...

‘Sherlock’ actress to star in ‘Ripper Street’ Series 3

Louise Brealey has joined the cast of Ripper Street as a female physician in the new series. The actress, who plays Molly in BBC One’s Sherlock, told Radio Times: “I’m playing one of the first women doctors. I’m really excited because I did history at university and I love a bit of research. Elizabeth Garrett...

‘Utopia’ writer hoping for Series 3 and Series 4

The creator of Channel 4′s conspiracy thriller Utopia has revealed that he “always intended” for the show to return. Utopia‘s second series begins on Channel 4 in July. Speaking at Series 2’s launch screening in London earlier this week, writer Dennis Kelly commented: “It was always a series. I think that’s my mistake, because a...

Matt Lucas begins filming BBC One comedy ‘Pompidou’

Shooting has begun on Pompidou, BBC One’s new prime-time visual comedy series created by and starring Matt Lucas. The six 30-minute episodes star Matt Lucas (Little Britain) as the titular Pompidou, an elderly oddball aristocrat who has fallen on hard times,, alongside Alex MacQueen (Hunderby) as Hove, Pompidou’s long-suffering butler. The official synopsis reads: “In...

Antonia Thomas and Colin Salmon to guest star in ‘The Musketeers’ Series 2

Antonia Thomas (Misfits) and Colin Salmon (Die Another Day) have joined the cast of BBC One’s The Musketeers for guest roles in the second series. Series 2 began filming in Prague in April. Salmon will play Tariq, “a mysterious interloper on the run from Spain”, while Thomas will play his daughter Samara, “a gutsy and...

‘Doctor Who Experience’ will regenerate in October

Visitors to the Doctor Who Experience attraction in Cardiff will no longer be able to rescue the Eleventh Doctor from the Pandorica as of 1 September. The current walk-through adventure, featuring Matt Smith, will be refreshed later this autumn to coincide with Peter Capaldi’s arrival as the Twelfth Doctor. More details on the attraction’s updated...

Karen Gillan on action roles: ‘I’m not really very kick-ass’

Karen Gillan has been chatting about her role in Marvel’s upcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy movie. The former Doctor Who star will play the villainous Nebula in the film, alongside Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Djimon Hounsou and Benicio Del Toro. Discussing how evil her character is in the movie, Gillan told Empire:...

More dates announced for ‘Secret Cinema presents Back to the Future’

The organisers of Secret Cinema have announced additional dates for this summer’s Secret Cinema presents Back to the Future – the biggest live cinema event ever staged in the world. 42,000 tickets sold out last week just 4 hours after going on sale. Tickets for the new dates between Thursday 14 August and Sunday 31...