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Ian McArdell

Sylvester McCoy cast in Rob Zombie’s The Munsters

The Seventh Doctor actor will play Igor, the family’s loyal servant on the upcoming movie.  Thanks to director Rob Zombie’s socials, news has broken that Sylvester McCoy is playing Igor, the Munsters’ manservant, in his upcoming film. The announcement was accompanied by a shot of McCoy in costume, dressed as a heavily bewhiskered. He’s busy … >

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Stageplayer+ offers Eccleston’s Macbeth & Tennant’s Richard II

The actors’ Shakespearean roles are available on the performing arts streaming service.  For those fans who like to follow their favourite Doctor Who actors into other performances, a couple of Shakespearean options have become available. Sadly not everyone can be in the theatre to see such performances in person, but both Christopher Eccleston’s Macbeth and … >

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Station Eleven – HBO drops a trailer for its post-apocalyptic drama

The show, based on Emily St. John Mandel’s 2014 international bestseller, follows the survivors of a flu pandemic.  Despite the desperate realities of the world at present, it seems there’s a continuing thirst for post-apocalyptic stories. Station Eleven sees a devastating flu pandemic and follows its survivors as they they attempt to rebuild society. Set … >

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Spy City – Dominic Cooper’s thriller series is coming to BritBox UK

The six-part series has been penned by novelist William Boyd (Any Human Heart).  Adding another high-profile show to its roster, BritBox UK have announced they will premier Spy City this Christmas. The glossy looking miniseries, which follows the exploits of agents in 1961 Berlin, stars Dominic Cooper (Agent Carter) as British spy Fielding Scott. Here’s … >

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Torchwood Soho: Ashenden audio review

Torchwood Soho: Ashenden returns us to the world of 1950s Torchwood, the province of Samuel Barnett’s devious agent Norton Folgate. As before, the story begins with Cardiff’s finest everyman, Sgt. Andy Davidson (Tom Price). Pulled back to the past, he knows he is due another encounter with Norton Folgate (Samuel Barnett). It also reunites us … >

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Death in Paradise cast announcement

Death in Paradise Series 11 – story hints and guest stars

With another series of mysteries beginning in January, the BBC have revealed who’s coming to Saint Marie.  Hot on the heels of the show’s first Christmas Special this year, the BBC’s annual series of visits to the Caribbean is on the cards. Series 11 promises cases which feature a mid-air stabbing,  a golf course murder, … >

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itv Hub is dreaming of a time shifted Christmas

No waiting until it airs, all ITV’s Christmas highlights will be available to stream from 0700.  ITV are trying a novel approach to win the Christmas schedule wars this year; they are making all their major entertainment shows on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day available all day via ITV Hub. It’s doubtless a … >

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Stephen Merchant’s The Outlaws scores a second series

The comedy thriller will return, with the story picking up directly after the events of the first series.  The Outlaws, the Bristol based series which follows a mis-matched group doing their community service, has been recommissioned after being a bit hit for BBC. The show, which stars Stephen Merchant and bona-fide Hollywood legend Christopher Walken, … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – November 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for November 2021 Our favourites this month have included, in no particular order… The Economist Asks – Brian Cox Promoting his book Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, actor Brian Cox talks to Anne McElvoy about villains, Scottish politics, his role as Logan Roy in Succession and the show’s … >

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