The CultBox Podcast Roundup – November 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for November 2021 Our favourites this month have included, in no particular order… The Economist Asks – Brian Cox Promoting his book Putting the Rabbit in the Hat, actor Brian Cox talks to Anne McElvoy about villains, Scottish politics, his role as Logan Roy in Succession and the show’s … >

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Glenrothan – Brian Cox to make his film directing debut

The Succession star will return to the Scottish Highlands for a tale of family business.  The Scottish acting powerhouse Brian Cox, currently best known as Succession‘s ailing, yet formidable media baron Logan Roy, is to step behind the camera for Glenrothan. While the Oscar winning actor has previously directed for television, this will be his … >

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Succession – HBO commissions a fourth season

With only two episodes broadcast from season 3, the compelling drama has a further run confirmed. In news that will surprise few, the corporate drama Succession has been granted a fourth series by HBO. The award-winning show, created by Jesse Armstrong (Peep Show, Fresh Meat), only began its third season just over a week ago, … >

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BBC R3 Christmas carol competition 2020 part of the sonic festivities

Sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 from BBC Sounds and Radio

The BBC has announced a raft of sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 covering all major BBC Radio stations and BBC Sounds. There really is something for everyone. The BBC’s announcement is a vast list of programmes across its radio / streaming channels; we’ve rejigged it by theme and picked our highlights. Music BBC Sounds promises … >

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14 unrecognisable famous guest stars in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of Doctor Who‘s famous guest stars who you might not have recognised…   Peter Kay as The Abzorbaloff in ‘Love & Monsters’   Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter, My Family) as Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Ian McKellen (The Hobbit, X-Men) as … >

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‘War and Peace’ episode guide

Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies has adapted Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece War and Peace for BBC One. Directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), the six-part series stars Lily James (Downton Abbey) as Natasha Rostova, James Norton (Grantchester) as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Paul Dano (12 Years A Slave) as Pierre Bezukhov. The cast also includes … >

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