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New ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Doctor Who’ added to Netflix

Netflix has announced that several BBC TV series have been added for members in the UK and Ireland. New episodes on the service include Last Tango in Halifax and first two series of Sherlock and Call the Midwife. Series 6 of Doctor Who has also been added, joining Series 1-5.

Exclusive: David Tennant returning for ‘Broadchurch’ Series 2

Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker has revealed that David Tennant is back for the crime drama’s second series, but is still unaware if she’ll be in it. Series 2 was announced by ITV last April and is expected to begin filming later this year. Speaking exclusively to CultBox today, Whittaker commented: “I know Olivia [Colman] and...

Keeley Hawes joins ‘Doctor Who’ as villain

Keeley Hawes (Line Of Duty) is going to guest star in an episode of the new series of Doctor Who. The Ashes to Ashes star will play Ms Delphox, “a powerful out-of-this-world character with a dark secret”. The BBC revealed today that the Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) will come face...

Alan Davies hoping for ‘Jonathan Creek’ Series 6

Jonathan Creek star Alan Davies has revealed that he would like to continue making the show for “another ten years”. The actor told Digital Spy: “It’s entirely up to [the show’s creator, David Renwick]. I would do more [episodes] if he wanted to write them.” He added: “I do enjoy doing it and the viewing...

Andrew Scott on ‘Sherlock’ Series 4 plans: ‘Everybody is super-busy’

Sherlock star Andrew Scott has revealed that he knew that Moriarty’s storyline wasn’t over “years ago”. The actor made a surprise return as Moriarty in the final moments of Series 3’s finale, ‘His Last Vow’, earlier this year. Series 4 has been confirmed, but it is still uncertain when new episodes will be filmed and...

‘Ripper Street’ writer hopeful for Series 4 and Series 5

Ripper Street writer Toby Finlay has revealed that there are plans for the show to continue beyond the recently-commissioned third series. The period crime drama was axed by BBC One after two series last December, but brand new episodes will now debut on Amazon Prime Instant Video before airing on BBC One a few months...

‘Game of Thrones’ bosses confirm plan for 7 seasons

The showrunners of Game of Thrones have revealed that a seven-season run for the fantasy drama was their aim “from the beginning”. Executive producer David Benioff told EW: “It feels like this is the midpoint for us. If we’re going to go seven seasons, which is the plan, Season 4 is right down the middle,...

‘Inside No. 9’ will return for Series 2

Inside No. 9 has been recommissioned by BBC Two for a second series. The League of Gentlemen stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton will begin filming new episodes of the dark anthology comedy series later this year. Shearsmith told Chortle: “We have now got a second series of [Inside] No. 9. We’ve got to get...

Classic ‘Doctor Who’ to air on Horror Channel

Horror Channel has acquired the rights to air classic Doctor Who episodes. The channel has completed a deal with BBC Worldwide to broadcast 30 stories from the show’s classic era. A classic Doctor Who marathon will launch on Friday 18 April with the very first story, ‘An Unearthly Child’, followed by one story from each...

Karen Gillan teases ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ role

Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has revealed some new details about her character in Marvel’s upcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy movie. The Scottish actress will play the villainous Nebula in the film, alongside Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Benicio Del Toro. Gillan told MTV at SXSW: “I always had total faith in the project, because...