Marianne Jean Baptiste, Alistair Petrie and Rebekah Staton

The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies – BBC reveal cast

Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Alastair Petrie and Rebekah Staton lead the “unconventional thriller”.  To us, the impressively titled The Following Events Are Based On A Pack Of Lies instantly sounds fabulous. Now in production, the offbeat thriller has already garnered an impressive cast. Before we get to that however, here’s the premise: Cheryl is a bestselling fantasy … >

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Good Omens 2 – further cast announced including Derek Jacobi return

The sequel series won’t feature Benedict Cumberbatch or Frances McDormand though.  Filming continues on Good Omens 2, reuniting Tennant and Michael Sheen in their roles as the demon Crowley and the angel Aziraphale. While we’d already heard that Jon Hamm is back as Gabriel, Deadline have confirmed that Sir Derek Jacobi will also reprise his … >

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I, Jacobi – Big Finish release their interview with the acting legend

Sir Derek Jacobi chats candidly to Big Finish’s Scott Handcock about his life and career.  The latest in their occasional ‘In Conversation’ series, audio producers Big Finish have sat down with Sir Derek Jacobi. The legendary actor, best known on television for shows such as I, Claudius, Cadfael and Last Tango in Halifax, has also … >

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I, Jacobi – Big Finish announce ‘Derek Jacobi in Conversation’

Audio producers Big Finish have announced another of their ‘Big Finish in Conversation’ interviews, where one of their stars sits down for an in-depth chat. Joining producer/director Scott Handcock, Sir Derek Jacobi will discuss his long and distinguished career of stage, screen and audio; from his beginnings with Sir Laurence Olivier as a founding member … >

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Inside No 9 series 6

Inside No 9 series 6 cast announced as filming finishes

Inside No 9 series 6 cast details have been revealed as filming finishes Inside No 9 series 6 is coming later this year to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, and will once again include six stand-alone stories and be broadcast weekly. Cast revealed so far includes: Sian Clifford (Fleabag, Quiz), Adrian Dunbar (Line Of Duty), … >

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Masterful (Limited Edition): Doctor Who audio review

Masterful celebrates the Doctor’s best enemy on the fiftieth anniversary of the character’s onscreen debut. An eight-disc collection, it contains the eponymous full-cast drama as well as two short trips and a longer narrated tale. The headline story also features the audio debut of John Simm’s “Harold Saxon” incarnation. Masterful A three-disc, full-cast epic, Masterful … >

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This is England

This is England leads the Britbox shows for January 2021

Christmas is not quite with us yet plans are well underway for January’s entertainment. Britbox breaks the holiday mood with This is England — a dark coming of age drama set in ’80s England New Years Day on Britbox sees new films added, including Dog Soldiers (2002), Topsy Turvy (1999), The Winter Guest (1997) and This is England (2006). The last of these … >

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The War Master: Hearts of Darkness audio review

The War Master: Hearts of Darkness is the fifth boxset to chronicle the exploits of Derek Jacobi’s Master. Set amid the Time War, the storyline here steers clear of the Daleks in favour of a battle of wits between the Eighth Doctor and the Master. As with most of the sets in this range, the … >

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