Mr Loverman - Lennie James as Barrington Walker

Mr Loverman – first look at Lennie James in the BBC adaptation

Lennie James leads the drama based on Bernardine Evaristo’s hit novel. The BBC have released the first pictures from their forthcoming adaptation of Mr Loverman. The series, adapted from Bernardine Evaristo’s acclaimed 2013 novel, stars Lennie James as the exuberant Barrington Jedidiah Walker. Sharon D. Clarke takes the role of Carmel Walker, Barrington’s wife of … >

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God of Carnage

God of Carnage – Freema Agyeman to star in revival of dark comedy

The Tony and Olivier-winning play God of Carnage is coming to the Lyric, Hammersmith.  Having recently returned to the UK and starred in the Sky Atlantic’s Dreamland, Freema Ageyman is heading for the stage. This autumn, she’s starring in a revival of the award-winning play God of Carnage. The show is described as an “unmissable … >

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The Amazing Maurice – trailer for Sky’s upcoming Christmas film

Is it too early to get excited for Christmas yet?  The festive season might be six months away, but it hasn’t stopped Sky dropping a trailer for one of their upcoming treats. The Amazing Maurice, an adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s 2001 novel The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, brings a Discworld twist to the … >

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Crossfire – first details of new Keeley Hawes drama for BBC One

The 3-part thriller show will also star Josette Simon and Lee Ingleby.  The BBC have released the first details of their upcoming drama series Crossfire. Set at a Canary Islands resort, the story will feature a gun attack and its implications on both holidaymakers and staff. Keeley Hawes leads the cast, which also includes Josette … >

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The Amazing Maurice adds to its cast

The Amazing Maurice adds to the cast already announced for this Sky Original

The Amazing Maurice adds David Tennant, Ariyon Bakare, Rob Brydon and Joe Sugg to the cast When re last reported on The Amazing Maurice, the cast already included Hugh Laurie (Avenue 5) as Maurice, Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) as Malicia, David Thewlis (Wonder Woman) as Boss Man, Himesh Patel(Yesterday) as Keith, Gemma Arterton (The King’s Man) as Peaches and Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) as The Mayor. Now the … >

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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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