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iPlayer sets new records - stats for the first half of 2021

iPlayer sets new ratings records in the first half of 2021

Drama and sport fans helped as BBC iPlayer sets new records for the first half of the year in 2021 Programmes were streamed over 3.3 billion times between January and June this year, up 8% on the same period last year, and up a massive 59% on the same period in 2019 following huge growth … >

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Mandy commissioned for a second series

Mandy commissioned for a second series and filming has started

Diane Morgan’s comedy Mandy commissioned for a second series and first-look image revealed We’re great fans of just about everything Diane Morgan does (and list grows ever longer) and her BBC Two comedy Mandy is up there with the best of her work. We were therefore pleased to hear a second series of Mandy is already filming. Originally … >

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New Lucifer pictures in the spotlight season 6

New Lucifer pictures tease season 6, and we’ve still weeks to go

We’ve seven new Lucifer pictures released on social media for season 6 — what do they reveal or are they just teases? Lucifans are still digesting the SDCC 2021 start date reveal for Lucifer season 6, and now there are several new images to speculate over. We’ll go through them and suggest some ideas. The return of Daniel Espinoza … >

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Crime Britbox Irvine Welsh

Crime — BritBox reveals first-look images from Irvine Welsh drama

BritBox has unveiled a selection of initial images from Crime, the upcoming original thriller adapted from the best-selling novel by Irvine Welsh, which will wrap production in Edinburgh and Glasgow this month Set in Edinburgh and directed by James Strong (Liar, Broadchurch, and the forthcoming BBC drama Vigil) and David Blair (Isolation Stories, The Barking Murders), … >

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Navarasa Nine Moods

Navarasa — Nine Emotions coming to Netflix this August

Netflix has launched the trailer for Navarasa, billed as a landmark achievement for the Tamil filmmaking community Based on nine rasas or human emotions — anger, compassion, courage, disgust, fear, laughter, love, peace and wonder — this anthology of nine films is the coming together of the spectacular creative community of Tamil cinema, marking a … >

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Sanditon 2 now filming

Sanditon 2 now filming — we have all the cast news

Sanditon 2 has started filming in and around Burnham-on-Sea, with both returning cast and some new faces We reported the revival of Sanditon by Red Planet Pictures / Britbox back in May, and now we’re delighted to tell you about the cast as filming starts in the Burnham-on-Sea area. Thanks to the show’s Twitter (@Sanditon) we know all … >

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Sherwood cast first look image

Sherwood — cast details and first-look images for new drama

We now know the Sherwood cast and have a first-look image from the BBC for the James Graham series David Morrissey leads an all-star ensemble in the six-part series also starring Joanne Froggatt, Robert Glenister, Alun Armstrong, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akhtar, Claire Rushbrook, Kevin Doyle, Lorraine Ashbourne, Phillip Jackson, Perry Fitzpatrick, Adam Hugill and Stephen … >

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