The first 7 episodes of ‘Black Mirror’, ranked from worst to best

Five years ago Charlie Brooker unleashed the dystopian future-tech world of Black Mirror onto our the screens. With no new episodes since Christmas 2014, the anthology series has jumped ship from Channel 4 to the international streaming shores (and bigger budgets) of Netflix. As we prepare to have our minds blown by six brand new episodes this Friday, … >

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‘Black Mirror’ first look: 4 pics from Netflix’s new season revealed

Charlie Brooker has unveiled the first photos from the upcoming third season of Black Mirror. Netflix announced the commission of 12 episodes of the anthology series last September. Six brand new episodes will all be released on Netflix on Friday 21 October. British star Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Doctor Who) and Mackenzie Davis (The Martian) will lead the cast of the … >

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8 new British TV comedies we can’t wait to see this year

What’s coming up on British TV this year in the world of comedy? We take a look at some of the treats in store…   Camping This is a new Sky Atlantic comedy from Julia Davis (Hunderby, Nighty Night) which sounds like it’s going to be just as darkly funny as her previous work. It’s … >

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Netflix’s new season of ‘Black Mirror’ begins filming

The third season of Black Mirror has started filming. Netflix announced the commission of 12 brand new episodes of Charlie Brooker’s anthology series last September. Brooker is conceiving the new stories from the show’s UK production base. British star Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Doctor Who) and Canada’s Mackenzie Davis (The Martian) will lead the cast of the … >

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Who are the new ‘Doctor Who’ writers that will ‘make your brain explode’?

With 2015’s Christmas special done and dusted, the rumour wheel can start turning in earnest on the next season of Doctor Who. Confirmed to be continuing in his showrunner role, Steven Moffat has been teasing Season 10’s writing line-up with a promise of excitement, revealing: “…we’ve had meetings today with two writers who’ve never written … >

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Netflix orders 12 new episodes of ‘Black Mirror’

A third season of Black Mirror will begin filming later this year. Following rumours this week, Netflix has now confirmed the commission of 12 brand new episodes of Charlie Brooker’s anthology series. Black Mirror first aired on Channel 4 in December 2011 and a Christmas special aired last year. > Buy Season 1 on DVD … >

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5 of the best classic anthology TV shows

There is nothing wrong with your computer. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. You’re now travelling through a dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound, but also of some of the best anthology shows ever… As Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s Inside No. 9 return for a second season, we take a … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special review: ‘White Christmas’

This Christmas special of Charlie Brooker’s techno-horror show manages to compact the show’s usual three-part run into one, feature-length, portmanteau episode. Rafe Spall’s Potter wakes up in a shelter in the middle of a featureless snowy tundra, and finds Jon Hamm’s relentlessly upbeat Matt making a Christmas meal for them. Anyone who has seen Prometheus … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special preview: ‘White Christmas’ launch report

Earlier this week, very sympathetic to the fact that everyone is probably suffering from festive fatigue, Channel 4 held a preview event in London for Charlie Brooker’s upcoming Black Mirror Christmas special, ‘White Christmas’. In various states of recovery from our respective office Christmas parties – aided by multiple mince pies and several glasses of … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special trailer

A trailer has been released for Channel 4’s upcoming Black Mirror Christmas special, written by Charlie Brooker. The one-off 90-minute episode is comprised of three stories, which are “bound together into a suitably unsettling whole”. Starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Rafe Spall and Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones), ‘White Christmas’ will air on Tuesday 16 … >

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