David Walliams and Sheridan Smith Jack and The Beanstalk

Sheridan Smith to star in David Walliams’s take on Jack and the Beanstalk

Sky has announced details of two David Walliams After Ever After stories, including Sheridan Smith to star in a new take on Jack and The Beanstalk Following last year’s Cinderella: After Ever After, Sky has announced the commission of two further instalments of the entertaining, family-friendly specials for Sky One and NOW TV; Jack & The Beanstalk: … >

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‘Flowers’ will return to Channel 4 for a second season

Channel 4 has commissioned a new season of Flowers. Starring Olivia Colman (Broadchurch) and Julian Barratt (The Mighty Boosh), Will Sharpe’s acclaimed comedy series launched over five consecutive nights on Channel 4 earlier this year. Flowers will return for six new 30-minute episodes, in association with US comedy streaming channel Seeso. Buy Season 1 on DVD on Amazon here. The first season introduced the world to the eccentric Flowers … >

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‘Sherlock’ writer’s ITV drama ‘Jericho’ won’t be returning

ITV has confirmed that Call the Midwife star Jessica Raine’s recent drama series Jericho has been axed after one season. Created and written by Steve Thompson (Sherlock, Doctor Who), the eight-part series launched in January and was set in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s. > Buy Jericho on DVD on Amazon. An ITV spokesperson told The Sun: “ITV … >

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‘Jericho’ finale review: ITV’s drama has been entertaining at times

With both young George Quaintain and Johnny Blackwood now freed from their conspiracy, this final episode seemed to dedicate itself quite blatantly to laying foundations in the hope of a second season. As romance blossomed in the open between Annie and Johnny, barmaid Alma prepared for her wedding to Davey Sharpe and Ralph Coates supposedly … >

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‘Jericho’ Episode 7 review: The show’s central mystery is resolved

It may have simmered for seven weeks, but the townsfolk of Jericho have finally caught up with the conspiracy surrounding the first episode’s explosion and the death of the saboteur Red Killeen. As this penultimate episode began, the discovery of Red’s body buried surreptitiously beneath his victims had hit home and Johnny Blackwood’s name was … >

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‘Jericho’ Episode 6 review: The stage is set for an almighty face-off

After last week’s uneasy agreement between the brothers, we saw Johnny (Hans Matheson) assuming his responsibilities, taking keys and ruffling feathers, even before the credits rolled. There was scant time to enjoy his elevated status though, as the spectre of Red Killeen’s death threatened to overwhelm events. His body, buried below the grave of the … >

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‘Jericho’ episode guide

Call the Midwife star Jessica Raine leads the cast of ITV’s new drama Jericho, set in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1870s. Created and written by Steve Thompson (Sherlock, Doctor Who), the eight-part series focuses upon the shanty town of Jericho, home to a community that will live, thrive and die in the shadow of … >

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