Ten Pound Poms – cast revealed for new Danny Brocklehurst drama

The show’s ensemble cast includes Warren Brown, Michelle Keegan and Fay Marsay.  The BBC have revealed details of its new drama Ten Pound Poms. Set in 1956, the story follows Brits who leave the country in hope of a new life “down under”. The series cones from Danny Brocklehurst (Shameless, Ordinary Lives) and is a co-production between … >

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Starstruck – Rose Matafeo’s comedy scores a third run

The mismatched tale of a civilian dating a movie star continues in Starstruck.   The BBC have confirmed that Rose Matafeo will be bringing her romcom back for a third series. Starstruck, which airs on BBC Three, stars Matafeo as Jessie, a New Zealander living in London who becomes romantically involved with a movie star. The … >

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Inside No. 9 has been commissioned for two more series

Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s show will be back for Series Eight and Nine.  The BBC have announced a double-recommission for Inside No. 9. The horror-tinged comedy anthology show, which concluded its seventh series this week, will return for two more runs. The corporations tells us there will be 12 more episodes, presumably in 2023 … >

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The Control Room to star Iain De Caestecker and Joanna Vanderham (updated)

Updated 12/05/22: With filming apparently complete, the BBC have released first-look images from The Control Room.  The upcoming drama, about an ambulance service call handler takes place in Glasgow. The released shots show its stars in character – Johanna Vanderham as Sam and Iain De Castecker as Gabe. Produced by Hartswood Films (Sherlock, Dracula), the … >

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Industry reveals new faces for Series 2

The high finance drama is returning for a second eight-part run. The BBC has announced new cast members who are joining the second series of Industry. The show takes place in the world of international finance, seen through the eyes of an ambitious bunch of twenty-somethings. For the uninitiated, here’s the show’s premise: Industry gives … >

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Inside No. 9 is getting a US remake

The show is to be adapted for Amazon’s Freevee streaming service.  Amazon have announced they have an American version of the hit BBC Two comedy Inside No. 9 in the works. The news came at the NewFronts advertising event in New York. The anthology series, in which Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith both write and … >

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The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies – BBC reveal cast

Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Alastair Petrie and Rebekah Staton lead the “unconventional thriller”.  To us, the impressively titled The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies instantly sounds fabulous. Now in production, the offbeat thriller has already garnered an impressive cast. Before we get to that however, here’s the premise: Cheryl is a bestselling fantasy … >

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