Maya (Rakhee Thakrar) Rules of the Game

Rules of the Game — BBC shares cast details and first-look images

First-look images released and further casting announced for BBC One’s Rules Of The Game  Now filming has finished, we know the cast includes Alison Steadman, Rakhee Thakrar and Susan Wokoma starring alongside Maxine Peake. Here’s the BBC storyline: Rules Of The Game is a gripping four-part thriller about sexual politics in the modern workplace, starring … >

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Roald & Beatrix Curious Mouse

Sky releases trailer for The Tail Of The Curious Mouse

Sky has released a trailer for its Christmas Eve special Roald & Beatrix: The Tail Of The Curious Mouse As you may recall from our previous piece, this is the story of how young Roald Dahl (Harry Tayler) sets off to see his hero, Beatrix Potter (Dawn French). It also stars Jessica Hynes as Roald’s mother Sofie, … >

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John Cleese returns to BBC One in new comedy series ‘Edith’

BBC One has ordered a new comedy from the Oscar-nominated co-author of Terry Gilliam’s Brazil. Written by Charles McKeown, Edith will star John Cleese (Fawlty Towers) alongside Alison Steadman and Jason Watkins. The cast of the six-part series also includes Jessica Hynes, Anne Reid, Rosie Cavaliero, James Cosmo and Peter Egan. The official synopsis reads: “For Edith (Alison Steadman), … >

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Win signed ‘Dad’s Army’ posters and soundtrack albums!

Dad’s Army, the feature film based on the much-loved iconic British comedy, arrives in UK cinemas on Friday 5 February. To celebrate the release, we’ve got film posters signed by the cast and copies of the film’s soundtrack album to give away to five of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow … >

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BBC One’s ‘Boomers’ to return for second season in 2016

Comedy series Boomers will be back on BBC One with six new episodes next year. Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham, Philip Jackson, James Smith, Alison Steadman and Paula Wilcox have just finished filming Season 2. Written by Richard Pinto (The Kumars at No. 42), Boomers follows the ups and downs of three retired couples and launched … >

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‘Dad’s Army’ trailer: First look at Mark Gatiss in new movie

The second trailer for the new Dad’s Army movie has been unveiled, featuring a glimpse of Sherlock star Mark Gatiss’s character. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original … >

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New poster for ‘Dad’s Army’ movie unveiled

A second poster for the new Dad’s Army movie has been released. Based on the classic British TV comedy series, the film is directed by Oliver Parker (Johnny English Reborn, St Trinian’s) and arrives in UK cinemas on 5 February 2016. > Buy the complete original TV series boxset on Amazon, featuring all nine seasons. … >

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