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That Christmas – Netflix reveal the cast for its festive animation

It might only be March, but Netflix have started to unwrap details of its Richard Curtis penned festive treat. That Christmas, written by Richard Curtis and adapted from his own series of children’s books, is an animated feature which boasts an impressive roster of vocal talent. In the animated film, Brian Cox (Succession) will play … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – April 2023

Welcome to the Podcast Roundup for April 2023 – our favourites in the worlds of CultBox.  Our picks this month, in no particular order, are… The Doctor Who Show – Alternate Galaxies: Ultraviolet The Doctor Who Show chaps present some interesting perspectives on the 1996 vampire cop show. One comes to it as a fan, … >

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Good Omens 2 – further cast announced including Derek Jacobi return

The sequel series won’t feature Benedict Cumberbatch or Frances McDormand though.  Filming continues on Good Omens 2, reuniting Tennant and Michael Sheen in their roles as the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale. While we’d already heard that Jon Hamm is back as Gabriel, Deadline have confirmed that Sir Derek Jacobi will also reprise his … >

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The Capture series 2 will feature Paapa Essiedu as guest lead

The Capture series 2 is about to film, and Paapa Essiedu is guest lead opposite returning series lead Holliday Grainger Hit thriller The Capture will star Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You, Gangs Of London, Hamlet) as guest lead for series two. The BAFTA and Emmy award nominated actor will join series lead Holliday Grainger … >

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Channel 4’s new satirical comedy ‘Power Monkeys’ will be made in one day

Jack Dee and Claire Skinner will lead the cast of Power Monkeys, a new scripted comedy that will be made and aired in one day. Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin (Outnumbered, Drop the Dead Donkey) return to Channel 4 following the success of their 2015 election comedy Ballot Monkeys. Power Monkeys will lampoon the fictional communications and social media ‘experts’ on both … >

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‘Ghost Stories’ play review

Ghost Stories, Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson’s horror-themed stage show, does its absolute best to put the fear in to you long before you take your seats. The website warns that those of a nervous disposition or with a weak heart ought to steer clear; the theatre itself is decked out in ominous fashion, with … >

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‘Campus’: Episode 1 review

Kirke University, home to Channel 4’s new comedy series from the makers of Green Wing, is possibly the crudest college of higher education since the Central University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, its staff a collection of grotesque super-stereotypes whose self-absorption is matched only by their ability to break into verbosely obscene soliloquy at will.

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‘Campus’ trailer

From the makers of Green Wing, Channel 4’s new comedy series Campus is set in the fictional Kirke University and begins at 10pm on Tuesday 5th April.

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