The top 10 episodes of Upstart Crow

With Upstart Crow recently finishing up its third series, and a new Christmas special on the horizon, here’s our pick of the Shakespearean sitcom’s top 10 episodes so far… 10. The Quality Of Mercy (Series 1 Episode 6) After discovering that his father has squandered the family savings, Will foolishly borrows money from his nemesis … >

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Back, starring Mitchell & Webb, earns a second series

The hit sitcom Back is returning for another series, it’s been confirmed. The show, written by Simon Blackwell, stars David Mitchell and Robert Webb, with the former playing Stephen, a man taking over the family pub after the death of his father. Robert Webb, however, plays his foster brother, Andrew, who unexpectedly comes back into … >

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BBC Two orders second season of Shakespeare sitcom ‘Upstart Crow’

Ben Elton’s Upstart Crow will return to BBC Two for six further 30-minute episodes and a Christmas special in 2017. Commissioned as part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Festival 2016, marking the 400th anniversary of the writer’s death, the first season launched on BBC Two last month, averaging over two million viewers. Actor David Mitchell commented: “I’m thrilled that we’ll be … >

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14 unrecognisable famous guest stars in ‘Doctor Who’

Here we take a look at some of Doctor Who‘s famous guest stars who you might not have recognised…   Peter Kay as The Abzorbaloff in ‘Love & Monsters’   Zoe Wanamaker (Harry Potter, My Family) as Lady Cassandra in ‘The End of the World’ and ‘New Earth’   Ian McKellen (The Hobbit, X-Men) as … >

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Peep Show

Win every episode of ‘Peep Show’ on DVD!

Channel 4’s multi award-winning comedy Peep Show is back for its ninth and final season from Fresh Meat writers Jesse Armstrong and Sam Bain. > Buy the complete Season 1-9 box set on Amazon. > Buy Season 9 on DVD on Amazon. To celebrate the release of Season 9 and the complete Season 1-9 box … >

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Harry Hill returning as Professor Branestawm this Christmas

A sequel to last year’s The Incredible Adventures Of Professor Branestawm will air on BBC One this Christmas. Harry Hill will reprise his role as the title character in The Further Adventures of Professor Branestawm, adapted by Charlie Higson from Norman Hunter’s classic children’s books. > Buy last year’s The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm … >

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