Toast of London – whole series lands on iPlayer

In preparation for the upcoming Toast of Tinseltown, BBC iPlayer have delivered a festive treat.  Things surely aren’t what they used to be in our new, multi-streaming platform world. Despite airing for three series between 2015 and 2017 on Channel 4, the brilliant Toast of London has just landed wholesale on BBC iPlayer. The Rose … >

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Screw — Channel 4 heads behind bars in 2022

Nina Sosanya leads the ensemble for a new prison drama from writer Rob Williams. Channel 4 has granted us a first look at Screw, its upcoming drama set in the pressure cooker environment of Long Marsh, a busy men’s prison. Inspired by writer Rob Williams’ (Killing Eve, The Victim) real-life experiences of working and volunteering … >

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ITV celebrates interim results six months

ITV celebrates improved half year figures, what next?

As ITV celebrates its half-year figures, we have a cautious look around to build a bigger picture You can see all of ITV’s results and their analysis / statements on their corporate site. We won’t just cut and paste, but will give their top level conclusions: A strong financial performance in the first half of … >

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Channel 4 to be privatised? What is the channel’s future?

Channel 4 has good results for last year, but the government is considering privatisation. Is change inevitable? We’ve reported often on changes afoot at the BBC as it responds to declining audience and the rise of digital services. This week focus has turned to Channel 4, the other public service, though advertising funded, unlike the … >

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Ofcom predicts the end of traditional broadcasting in the UK

Ofcom has made the news today with predictions of the end for BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 as the online world is leaving current approaches behind Ofcom has been consulting on the future of the UK TV industry as part of its Small Screen: Big Debate initiative. That phase of study is complete … >

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Channel 4 Christmas 2020

Channel 4 Christmas 2020 treats revealed and we’ve the details

The Channel 4 Christmas 2020 highlights have been announced (here) and we’ve gone through them all to bring you some Cultbox highlights In their own words, the Channel 4 Christmas 2020 is: A childhood fantasy for many comes true for three celebrities who will be spending One Night In… Hamleys, Helena Bonham-Carter narrates a special animation … >

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