‘Atlantis’ axed by BBC One

Atlantis will not be returning for a third season. The first half of Season 2 concluded last month with ‘The Grey Sisters’, but the show will not be recommissioned once the remaining episodes have aired later this year. A BBC spokesperson told DS: “The final seven episodes of Atlantis will transmit on BBC One in … >

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Rewind: ‘Hex’ revisited

It hardly seems like ten years since Sky1 brought their edgy and original drama series Hex to our screens. In an important move by the channel, Hex helped to promote more original output from Sky, highlighting home-grown acting and writing talent. Here we celebrate the show’s tenth anniversary and look back at why the show … >

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50 reasons why 2015 will be an awesome year to be a geek

2015 is fast approaching, but what’s in store to keep UK screens flickering and our minds off the drudgery of everyday life? Let CultBox guide you through a year that’ll be packed with returning favourites, new dramas, fresh adaptations, super-heroes, super-spies and a whole lot of supernatural thrillers. It’s in alphabetical order as, to be … >

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‘Atlantis’ trailer: Season 2 Part 2 preview

BBC One has released a new trailer teasing the return of Atlantis next year. The remaining seven episodes of Season 2 will air in early 2015 after the fantasy drama takes a mid-season break. > Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon. > Order Season 2 Part 1 on DVD on Amazon. Watch the trailer… … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 5 review: ‘The Day of the Dead’

Though we never truly believed it for a moment, Pasiphae’s twitching fingers at the start of this episode signalled that the former Queen of Atlantis was not quite dead. Despite being wounded by Ariadne’s arrow, she retained enough evil wherewithal to raise the necropolis in an attempt to deal with Jason and his friends. While … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 3 review: ‘Telemon’

With the trailer promising a fight contest, we have to admit that our hopes were not particularly high for this episode. Atlantis provided two such contests last year and Merlin was renowned for them. However, when we spotted it was coming from the pen of Richard McBrien, hopes were raised. His episodes ‘Twist of Fate’ … >

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‘Atlantis’ Season 2 Episode 2 review: ‘A New Dawn – Part Two’

The cliff-hanger to last week’s opening episode was suitably epic, leaving the city of Atlantis surrounded and ready to fall to Pasiphae’s forces while Hercules and Pythagoras, dragging a wounded Jason, were about to encounter a Cyclops. With ample helpings of swordplay and hand to hand combat, the defence of Atlantis was thrillingly all action. … >

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