The CultBox Podcast Roundup – March 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast Roundup for March 2022.  Our favourite podcasts this month in the worlds of film and tv have included, in no particular order… The Two Shot Podcast, S9 Ep15 – Claire Rushbrook The wonderfully down to earth Claire Rushbrook talked to Craig Parkinson on balancing life and family, and about her … >

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Magpie Murders – BritBox drops a trailer ahead of February launch

The show drops next month and we have been granted the first clues… Here at CultBox, we’ve been following the television adaptation of Magpie Murders for some time. Based on Anthony Horowitz’s 2016 best-seller, this is a high-profile show for BritBox. Known as a home for classics like Doctor Who, the streamer is now commissioning … >

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Magpie Murders

Magpie Murders — first look images for new BritBox crime adaptation

BritBox reveals first-look images for Magpie Murders adaptation BritBox has revealed a selection of initial images from the upcoming adaptation of Anthony Horowitz’s acclaimed and best-selling novel Magpie Murders, which wrapped production in London, Suffolk and Ireland last month. The plot to Magpie Murders revolves around the character Susan Ryeland, played by Lesley Manville, an editor … >

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Sherwood — cast details and first-look images for new drama

We now know the Sherwood cast and have a first-look image from the BBC for the James Graham series David Morrissey leads an all-star ensemble in the six-part series also starring Joanne Froggatt, Robert Glenister, Alun Armstrong, Lesley Manville, Adeel Akhtar, Claire Rushbrook, Kevin Doyle, Lorraine Ashbourne, Phillip Jackson, Perry Fitzpatrick, Adam Hugill and Stephen … >

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The Robots 4

The Robots 4 audio drama review — three more enthralling tales

It’s back to Kaldor City for The Robots 4 — three more enthralling tales from this excellent spin-off series We left The Robots 3 with two major threads developing and destined to come together; in this set they do. Back to the beginning… The series as a whole is centred on Nicola Walker’s Liv Chenka, but … >

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The Robots Volume 3

The Robots Volume 3 audio drama review

The Robots Volume 3 takes the stories we’ve heard so far up a gear and unfolds deeper mysteries than hitherto imagined Nicola Walker and Clair Rushbrook are back as sisters Liv and Tula Chenka and they are increasingly caught in the middle between the Company and it’s desire to sell robots (and particularly the advanced … >

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Out of Time 1: Doctor Who audio review

Out of Time 1 is the first in a special series of multi-Doctor encounters. On this occasion, it brings together the Fourth and Tenth Doctors, grappling with the perennial threat of the Daleks. The tale begins with both Doctors taking some time out at the ‘Cathedral of Contemplation’. Built by a time-sensitive race and existing … >

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Robots Volume 2 audio drama review

The Robots Volume 2 from Big Finish continues in the style we last heard in The Robots Volume 1. Med-tech Liv Chenka (Nicola Walker) is taking a year away from the TARDIS (though she’s back long before Stranded). She’s spending time with sister Tula (Claire Rushbrook who also voices a lot of the robots) getting … >

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The Robots Volume One audio drama review

The Robots Volume One is the first in a set of stories starring Nicola Walker as Liv Chenka. Liv is a current companion of the eighth Doctor but has taken time out (during the boxset Ravenous 2) to spend time back home in Kaldor City. Story dynamics revolve around her relationship with sister Tula (Claire Rushbrook) … >

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