Channel 4 announce festive Bake Off, The Last Leg and more

Channel 4 have announced a generous hoard of festive specials they’re going to broadcasting this Christmas and New Year, including Bake Off, The Last Leg, The Crystal Maze and more… A staple on the BBC and one carried over onto Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off will return for two Yuletide specials later this year. Four merry bakers from Bake … >

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The Interrogation of Tony Martin: release date confirmed

The Interrogation of Tony Martin, a new drama about the English farmer who notoriously shot a teenager burglar dead, is set to air on Channel 4 at the end of the month… The drama follows the “missing part” of Martin’s story when he, in 1999, shot 16-year-old Fred Barras when the teen was caught burgling … >

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The First: Channel 4 announce premiere date for Sean Penn drama

Channel 4 have announced when they’re going to air The First, a new series about the human colonisation of Mars, which stars Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone. The sci-fi drama is created by ex-House of Cards showrunner Beau Willimon and follows “the first human mission to Mars, while exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward … >

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The Bisexual: premiere date and trailer for Channel 4 drama

Channel 4’s latest drama series, The Bisexual will premiere next month and the channel has released some more information about what to expect as well as a trailer… Co-written, directed by and starring The Miseducation of Cameron Post director Desiree Akhaven, The Bisexual “offers a raw, funny and unapologetic take on the “last taboo” – bisexuality – and the prejudices, … >

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Hang Ups episode 1 review

Now that Stath Lets Flats series 1 has come to an end, Channel 4 is filling its Wednesday night slot with another brand new comedy. Hang Ups stars Stephen Mangan as a stressed therapist, delivering online therapy sessions to a host of eccentric clients while also trying to deal with his own problems… It’s loosely … >

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Stath Lets Flats episode 1 review

New estate agent sitcom Stath Lets Flats is worth signing on the dotted line for. Back in 2015, BBC Three released a comedy pilot called People Time – a sketch show starring seven writer-performers including siblings Jamie and Natasia Demetriou. It was incredibly well-received, with the New Statesman suggesting it could be “the beginning of … >

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Joe Lycett’s “consumer justice” series presses ahead at Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned six episodes of Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back, a “consumer justice” series headed up by the hilarious comedian Joe Lycett. The series will centre on the concept of Lycett using his “well-honed skills of complaining to dish out a hilarious dose of consumer justice on behalf of the people of the UK”. Basically, he’ll be … >

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