‘Crashing’ Episode 2 review: Everything is awkward!

Start to finish, everything that happens in the second episode of Crashing is awkward. Kate’s become so jealous of Lulu (writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge) that not only does she offer her a job but buys a hat just like Lulu’s. Even her attempts to be cool in front of her with the office flirt Johnny (newcomer … >

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‘Crashing’ Episode 1 review: Channel 4’s new comedy is quirky yet relatable

Written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Channel 4’s Crashing follows the exploits of a group of people living in a disused London hospital as property guardians whilst trying to navigate some massive life changes. Lulu (Waller-Bridge) opens the episode on her way to surprise someone, upsetting fellow passengers with the help of a ukulele. Her … >

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What are the cast of ‘Being Human’ doing now?

Between 2009 and 2013, supernatural drama Being Human was the jewel in BBC Three’s crown, being nominated for two BAFTAs and launching the careers of its young and upcoming cast. The series saw two sets of main characters – a vampire, a werewolf (or two) and a ghost – as well as numerous guest characters … >

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Toby Whithouse on possibility of ‘Being Human’ return

Being Human creator Toby Whithouse has revealed that he’d only bring back the show if he had a “stunning and revolutionary idea”. The supernatural comedy-drama launched on BBC Three in 2008 and the fifth season concluded in 2013. Whithouse told BBC Writersroom: “We all know shows that have outstayed their welcome, or been cynically resurrected. … >

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Karen Gillan and Damien Molony join HBO pilot ‘The Devil You Know’

Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has joined the cast of HBO’s new “provocative period drama” pilot, The Devil You Know. Co-written by Orange Is The New Black creator Jenji Kohan, Deadline reports that The Devil You Know will explore the infamous Salem Witch Trials in 17th century New England, “where intolerance and repression set neighbor … >

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Channel 5’s ‘Suspects’ will return for Season 3 in 2015

Fay Ripley, Damien Molony and Clare-Hope Ashitey will be back for a new season of crime drama Suspects on Channel 5 next year. Season 3 will begin in January, with guest stars set to include Emmett J. Scanlan (The Fall), Chris Coghill (EastEnders), Jody Latham (Shameless), Ben Peel (Hunger), Ray Fearon (The Hooligan Factory), Lucy … >

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Channel 5 orders second series of ‘Suspects’

Improvised crime drama Suspects will return to Channel 5 with new episodes for a second series this autumn. Executive-produced by Paul Marquess (The Bill, Footballers’ Wives), Suspects launched last month. Starring Fay Ripley (Cold Feet), Damien Molony (Being Human) and Clare-Hope Ashitey, the show sees the actors  improvise the dialogue from a tightly-plotted storyline, using … >

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‘Suspects’ Episode 1 review

Channel 5, not traditionally known for supporting home-grown talent unless it’s emerging from a reality show, has piggy-banked enough to air its first original drama in nine years: Suspects. It’s a police procedural, shot in documentary style, and it’s semi-improved by the cast – are the alarm bells in your head ringing yet?

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