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Tobias Forrest

Exclusive ‘Line of Duty’ interview: We look back over Season 3 with writer Jed Mercurio

With the latest thrilling season of Line of Duty out to buy on DVD this week, CultBox caught up with the show’s creator Jed Mercurio for an exclusive chat. The third season of BBC Two’s police corruption thriller sees Mrs Biggs star Daniel Mays join the cast as Sergeant Danny Waldron, alongside returning cast members Martin Compston as … >

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Exclusive: ‘Line of Duty’ writer Jed Mercurio on writing a ‘Doctor Who’ ep

Line of Duty creator Jed Mercurio has revealed that he once discussed writing a Doctor Who episode with Steven Moffat. Mercurio, currently promoting the third season of Line of Duty arriving on DVD, exclusively told CultBox: “I know [Doctor Who showrunner] Steven Moffat pretty well and we talked about it a long time ago, but it wasn’t something that ever really materialised … >

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‘Line of Duty’ writer ‘not angry’ about Sky1 axing medical drama ‘Critical’

The creator of Sky1’s Critical has discussed the broadcaster’s decision not to renew the show for a second season. Starring Lennie James (Line of Duty), Catherine Walker (Strike Back), Claire Skinner (Outnumbered) and Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat), the 13-part real-time medical drama launched in February 2015. Sky1 announced last July that Critical had been axed due to low … >

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‘The Durrells’ review: Episode 5 is the best yet

Louisa Durrell faces a personal battle for her family’s way of life and an unexpected proposal this week as ITV’s popular new drama continues. When Louisa’s formidable Aunt Hermione (the self-appointed head of the family), Prue, Geoffrey and Larry’s girlfriend Nancy come to stay with them on Corfu, she finds herself having to prove herself. … >

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‘The Durrells’ Episode 2 review: A pure Sunday night treat

ITV’s The Durrells continues to impress this week as the family adjust to their new life in Corfu. It’s a particularly trying time for Louisa, who’s already struggling to support her four wayward kids financially, when part of the ceiling collapses and their landlord refuses to cover the cost of repair work. Unfortunately for Louisa … >

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Exclusive interview: Comedian Alexei Sayle chats about his new memoir

A story of class and comedy, politics and love, Thatcher Stole My Trousers is the new memoir from comedian Alexei Sayle. Thatcher Stole My Trousers chronicles a time when comedy and politics came together in electrifying ways. Recounting the opening season of the Comedy Store, Alexei’s experiences with Alternative Cabaret, the Comic Strip and The Young Ones, and … >

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