David Mitchell as Ludwig

Ludwig – BBC announce new genre bending detective series

David Mitchell will star as John ‘Ludwig’ Taylor who assumes his detective brother’s identity.  The BBC have announced the start of filming on Ludwig. No, not a revival of the odd 1970’s children’s animation, but a new detective series starring David Mitchell. Ludwig is described as a genre-bending mystery-of-the-week crime comedy drama. Here’s the premise: … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – November 2023

Here’s our November 2023 Podcast Roundup – our favourites from the worlds of CultBox.  In no particular order, the picks this month are… The Official Doctor Who Podcast – 60th Anniversary Special 1 ‘The Star Beast’ Doctor Who‘s 60th Anniversary comes with a shiny new podcast, hosted by Juno Dawson, Christel Dee and Tyrell Charles. … >

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Anna Maxwell Martin & Shaun Evans headline true crime drama for ITV

The series will tell the incredible true story of Delia Balmer.  ITV have announced a new true crime drama commission from World Productions (Line of Duty, Bodyguard). The show, from writer Nick Stevens (The Pembrokeshire Murders) will tell the story of Delia Balmer who who survived a near-fatal relationship with murderer John Sweeney. The drama … >

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A Spy Among Friends - Damian Lewis and Guy Pearce

A Spy Among Friends – trailer for the drama which launches ITVX

Dramatizing the Kim Philby story, the show stars Damian Lewis, Guy Pearce and Anna Maxwell Martin.  ITVs new-look streamer, ITVX lands on December 8th and A Spy Among Friends is front and centre as the service’s high-profile drama show for its launch. Based on Ben Macintyre’s book, the real-life story looks at Kim Philby and … >

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Code 404 Official Trailer

Code 404 — Sky releases official trailer for series 2

Sky has released an official trailer for series 2 of its comedy Code 404 and confirmed a September start date The crime fighting duo of the future, DI Carver (Stephen Graham) and his AI-driven partner DI Major (Daniel Mays), are back! Unfortunately, there’s still a few bugs to patch out. Having cracked The Juggler case with … >

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Hollington Drive

Hollington Drive — cast announced as new ITV drama starts filming

Hollington Drive is a new four-part thriller for ITV — we bring you cast and plot details The cast for Hollington Drive includes Anna Maxwell Martin, Rachael Stirling, Rhashan Stone, Peter McDonald, Ken Nwosu, Jonas Armstrong and Jodie McNee.The series focuses on the lives of sisters, Theresa, (Anna Maxwell Martin, Motherland) and her older headteacher sibling, Helen (Rachael … >

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