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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – August 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for August 2021 Our favourites this month have included… 14 for 14 (The Doctor Who Show Presents…) The ever-entertaining Australian podcast The Doctor Who Show, with its genial hosts Rob and Dave, presents a special episode in reaction to the (not so shocking) revelation that Jodie Whittaker is set … >

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‘New Blood’ episode guide

New Blood is a bold new seven-part investigative drama for BBC One, written by Anthony Horowitz. Two junior investigators come together against a new breed of criminal – the uber-rich and powerful corporations, individuals and governments who hide behind legitimate facades. Stefan is played by Mark Strepan, Rash by Ben Tavassoli, DS Sands by Mark Addy, … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 5 is another entertaining hour

The fifth episode of BBC One’s New Blood opens with a very stylish recapping of last week’s events. The selection of ‘previously…’ moments is intercut with the next stage of the story, which in this case is the shocking massacre of a poor innocent teddy bear collection in the hunt for a missing antique.  The … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 4 has an unevenness of tone

There’s an antiques dealer in Episode 4 of New Blood (or Part 1 of Case 2, if you like having numbers thrown at you). He looks and sounds disconcertingly like the late Oliver Reed, which I mention only because it’s so striking that I suspect everybody watching will have experienced that same momentary “I thought … >

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‘New Blood’ review: Episode 2 brings our two heroes together

Following on from last week’s excellent opener, the second instalment of BBC One’s New Blood brings our two heroes, and their two plots, together. And it’s not just chatting up of sisters this week (although there is a bit of that) – as the episode progresses it becomes apparent that David Leese, at whose office … >

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Watch trailer for Anthony Horowitz’s new BBC One crime drama ‘New Blood’

The first trailer has been released for BBC One’s new investigative drama, New Blood. Starring Mark Addy (Atlantis), Anna Chancellor (The Hour), Ariyon Bakare (Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell), Kimberley Nixon (Fresh Meat), Mark Bonnar (Shetland) and Aiysha Hart (Atlantis) alongside newcomers Mark Strepan and Ben Tavassoli, the seven-part series is written by Foyle’s War creator Anthony Horowitz. New Blood follows two … >

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