Nucti Gatwa

The Future is Here – Ncuti Gatwa is the Doctor

The Sex Education actor will lead the next version of Doctor Who under Russell T Davies.  The BBC have announced the identity of the next Doctor: actor Ncuti Gatwa will take on the role when Jodie Whittaker leaves Doctor Who later this year. Gatwa, who is aged 29, is best known for his role as … >

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Great Expectations – BBC announce Olivia Colman for their next Dickens

The Oscar winner will become Miss Havisham for Steven Knight’s take on the classic tale.  While the final television series of Peaky Blinders is set to debut at the end of February, the BBC have announced casting for another Steven Knight project. The writer is tackling another Charles Dickens novel, Great Expectations, having previously brought … >

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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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Doctor Who rumour: funding pulled for further lost episode animations

According to the Square Eyes column in the Mirror written by Nicola Methven and Mark Jefferies, the BBC has abandoned plans to animate more missing episodes of Doctor Who. According to the article, BBC America has pulled funding for further animations created from preserved audio recordings of missing episodes. Several Doctor Who adventures from the … >

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BBC Three announces linear broadcast return date

After shifting online in 2016, the channel returns to your EPG on February 1st.  After March’s plan and September’s confirmation, BBC Three’s wilderness years are finally over. The BBC’s youth-skewed channel resumes its linear broadcast position next month. Shifted online as part of a cost-cutting exercise, the channel will return to its place timesharing with … >

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BritBox International heads to Scandinavia

The UK based streamer is branching out into Denmark, Finland, Sweden and Denmark in 2022.  Following a new distribution deal, BritBox International is preparing to double its roster of countries. They currently stream archive British shows to the UK, the US, Australia and South Africa; from early 2022 the streamer’s reach will encompass Scandinavia too. … >

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