Mammoth – trailer for new BBC comedy

Meet Tony Mammoth – a PE teacher out of time.  Defrosting on April 17th, Mammoth is a new comedy co-written and starring Mike Bubbins. It takes the frozen in time concept and applies it to a late 1970s PE teacher, like Captain America without the heroics – or a reverse Ashes to Ashes. Here’s the … >

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Paul Bettany

Paul Bettany joins Sky’s Amadeus series

The star will play Antonio Salieri in Amadeus, opposite Will Sharpe in the title role.  First mentioned as part of UP NEXT 2024, Sky’s adaptation of Amadeus comes from writer Joe Barton (The Lazarus Project). The series aims to reimagine Peter Schaffer’s play, which famously inspired the lengthy 1984 film by director Miloš Forman. It … >

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Kit Harrington as Jon Snow

Game of Thrones: Jon Snow spin off no longer in development

Actor Kit Harington reveals they couldn’t find the right story to tell about Jon Snow’s life beyond the wall.  Yesterday we shared exciting progress on one Game of Thrones spin off, now there’s unpromising news of another. The mooted Jon Snow spin off, for which Kit Harington was going to return, is apparently no longer … >

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Jinkx Monsoon as Maestro in Doctor Who - The Devil's Chord

Jinkx Monsoon Doctor Who character name revealed

In the June 2024 issue of Empire magazine, Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies revealed the name of the character Jinkx Monsoon plays in the second episode in the 2024 series of the programme, The Devil’s Chord. “And as for Jinkx, she actually stepped off the stage after a Broadway run of Chicago to get … >

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Dunk and Egg stars Peter Claffy & Dexter Sol Ansell

Dunk and Egg casts its leads

The Game of Thrones spin off moves towards production.  With all the focus on the fiery action of House of the Dragon, which lands its second series in June, it’s easy to forget that there’s another Game of Thrones related show in the offing. “Dunk and Egg”,  more properly known as A Knight of the … >

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Stars of Bad Tidings - Chris McCausland and Lee Mack

Bad Tidings – Sky release details of this year’s festive special

Chris McCausland and Lee Mack lead the cast of a mischievous Christmas comedy.  Given that its April, it’s naturally time to start getting excited about this year’s Christmas telly. In the past couple of years, Sky have delivered festive one-off dramas such as The Heist Before Christmas and The Amazing Mr Blunden. For 2024, comic … >

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Return to Paradise - Anna Samson as McKenzie Clark with a canine friend

Return to Paradise – Australian ‘Death in Paradise’ spin off begins filming

The show takes the murders and mojitos formula Down Under.  As filming begins, the BBC have revealed a first look at the detective who leads Australian investigations in Return to Paradise. The show transplants the familiar Death in Paradise format to locations across Sydney and the idyllic Illawarra coastal region. In a long-anticipated move, Return to … >

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Uncanny USA – Danny Robins takes his investigations stateside

This spring, Danny Robins expands the reach of his hit paranormal investigations series.  The show, which began on BBC Radio 4 in 2021 and has since made the leap to television, will now look into unnerving tales of paranormal experiences drawn from across the US. Here’s what we know about Uncanny USA: The supernatural investigative … >

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