Being Human: every episode is now available on iPlayer

The BBC has added its terrific supernatural drama Being Human to the iPlayer service. The show, starring Aidan Turner, Russell Tovey and Sinead Keenan, remains on of BBC Three’s finest. It debuted its first series back in 2009, after a successful pilot episode in 2008. In all, five series were made before the show drew … >

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‘Being Human’ (2009-2013): A retrospective

One of the British sci-fi/fantasy success stories of the 2010s, Being Human ran on BBC Three for five seasons between 2009 and 2013, gaining a large and devoted fanbase in the process. Its cast ranged from the already well-established (Mark Williams, Julian Barratt) to up-and-comers who went on to even greater things – like Aidan … >

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What are the cast of ‘Being Human’ doing now?

Between 2009 and 2013, supernatural drama Being Human was the jewel in BBC Three’s crown, being nominated for two BAFTAs and launching the careers of its young and upcoming cast. The series saw two sets of main characters – a vampire, a werewolf (or two) and a ghost – as well as numerous guest characters … >

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Toby Whithouse responds to ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner rumours

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has confirmed that there have not been talks “on any official level” about him becoming showrunner of Doctor Who. Whithouse has written a two-part story for the show’s new season, following his previous episodes ‘School Reunion’, ‘The Vampire of Venice’, ‘The God Complex’ and ‘A Town Called Mercy’. Asked about … >

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Toby Whithouse on possibility of ‘Being Human’ return

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has revealed that he’d only bring back the show if he had a “stunning and revolutionary idea”. The supernatural comedy-drama launched on BBC Three in 2008 and the fifth season concluded in 2013. Whithouse told BBC Writersroom: “We all know shows that have outstayed their welcome, or been cynically resurrected. … >

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‘Tatau’ episode guide

Tatau is BBC Three’s new fantasy drama from the makers of Being Human. The eight-part series is written by Richard Zajdlic, who has previously written episodes of By Any Means, Strike Back, This Life and EastEnders. Tatau stars Joe Layton (New Worlds, Father Brown) and Theo Barklem-Biggs (The Inbetweeners Movie, Silk) as a pair of … >

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‘Tatau’ Episode 5 review

As BBC Three’s Tatau descends further and further into visions and spirits and very unpleasant people, I find myself admittedly curious as to what the actual heck is going on. Okay, so maybe Lara’s one of the few reasonably sane people in the show, at least inasmuch as she’s secretly working for the authorities while … >

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‘Tatau’ Episode 4 review

If there’s one lesson to take away from this week’s episode of Tatau, it’s this: kids, don’t drink and ink. Just literally physically remove yourself from anywhere within walking distance of any strange tattoo parlours if you think you may be under the continuing influence of magical visions. I suppose the unhinged menace of Reverend … >

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