Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo get a Criminal Record for Apple TV+

The pair will play detectives in conflict over an old case in the new London crime thriller.  Apple TV+ have announced a series order for Criminal Record. The show will star Peter Capaldi and Cush Jumbo (The Good Fight) as detectives who find themselves at loggerheads over a historic murder conviction. Here’s the synopsis for … >

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Jenna Coleman heads into the Wilderness for Prime

No, not another reality show but a novel adaptation.  Jenna Coleman and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Haunting of Bly Manor) are leading the cast of Wilderness. Based on B.E. Jones’ 2017 novel, it’s been adapted by writer Marine Dickens into a drama series for Prime Video. Here’s the synopsis for the show: Based on B.E. Jones’ novel … >

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Covers revealed for new Doctor Who Target Books novelisations

Two more New Series Target books and new versions of two classic Tom Baker Doctor Who stories.   Before VHS, DVDs and streaming, novelisations were the only way for fans to experience Doctor Who stories they had not seen broadcast live. Many encountered the earliest Doctors in prose, years before they saw them onscreen. While the … >

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The Undeclared War

The Undeclared War – more details and a start date

Now we’ve recovered from that “emergency broadcast”, which introduced us to the threat of The Undeclared War (with a side-order of Prime Ministerial wish fulfilment), we’ve been able to find out a few more details about Channel 4’s upcoming thriller. First up, we have a quote from series creator Peter Kosminsky on what the show … >

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Pearl Mackie heads to Netflix to join The Diplomat

The political thriller stars Keri Russell with Rufus Sewell, Rory Kinnear and Celia Imrie.  Former Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie, who played Bill Potts opposite Peter Capaldi, is proving that Doctor Who continues to be terrific launchpad for a wider career. The Brixton born actor, who joined the show from a production of The Curious … >

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Starstruck – Rose Matafeo’s comedy scores a third run

The mismatched tale of a civilian dating a movie star continues in Starstruck.   The BBC have confirmed that Rose Matafeo will be bringing her romcom back for a third series. Starstruck, which airs on BBC Three, stars Matafeo as Jessie, a New Zealander living in London who becomes romantically involved with a movie star. The … >

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Neil Patrick Harris announced as Doctor Who guest star

Neil Patrick Harris, Emmy and Tony-winning American comedian and star of stage and screen, has joined the cast of Doctor Who and is currently filming scenes set to air in 2023 as part of the show’s 60th anniversary. Harris first became famous playing a teenage doctor in the American television programme Doogie Howser, MD. He … >

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