Doctor Who Series 11: determining the remaining episodes

Only the Doctor Who New Year’s Day Special is left untitled. Episode 1: The Woman Who Fell to Earth Air date October 7, written by Chris Chibnall, directed by Jamie Childs Guest cast: Sharon D Clarke, Samuel Oatley, Jonny Dixon, Amit Shah, Asha Kingsley, Janine Mellor, Asif Khan, James Thackeray, Philip Abiodun, Stephen MacKenna, Everal A Walsh   Episode 2: The Ghost Monument Air date October 14 … >

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Doctor Who Series 11: guest stars officially announced

A new “Coming Soon” guest star trailer was released for Doctor Who Series 11:  The Guest Stars, in order of their appearance in the trailer, are; Mark Addy, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Shane Zaza, Shobna Gulati, Shaun Dooley, Brett Goldstein, Josh Bowman, Siobhan Finneran, Lee Mack, Lois Chimimba, Susan Lynch, Hamza Jeetoa, Art Malik, Suzanne Packer, … >

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Sky1 to adapt David Walliams’ book ‘Ratburger’ this Christmas

David Walliams is adapting his children’s novel Ratburger for Sky1 with Gnomeo and Juliet writer Kevin Cecil. The adaptation will star the author alongside Sheridan Smith (Cilla), Mark Benton (Waterloo Road), Nigel Planer (The Young Ones) and Ben Bailey Smith (Law and Order: UK). Walliams commented: “I am thrilled my book is coming to Sky and especially … >

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‘Brief Encounters’ episode guide

Brief Encounters is a new ITV drama about the early days of the Ann Summers party plan business. Set in the early 1980s, the six-part series is created and written by Fay Rusling and Oriane Messina (Green Wing, Me & Mrs Jones) and inspired by chapters in Jacqueline Gold’s memoir, Good Vibrations. The cast includes Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Peter Wight … >

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‘Brief Encounters’ Episode 4 review

As we are now more than halfway through this first season of ITV’s Brief Encounters, it’s natural that the drama takes centre stage and there is a lot more to sink our teeth into this week as a result. “I’ve got to go. I’ve got a factory of women wanting me to reignite their marriages.” Steph’s life … >

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‘Brief Encounters’ review: Episode 3 continues to impress

In the wake of Brian’s hit and run accident, the Brief Encounters ladies’ lives are artfully woven even further together, with the women facing a lot of tough choices as a result. “I offer you a place to stay and you repay me by telling everyone my business.” With Spakes Butchers having financial troubles, Pauline is … >

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