Simon Amstell brings vegan mockumentary ‘Carnage’ to BBC iPlayer

Stand-up comedian Simon Amstell has written and directed his first feature length film for BBC iPlayer. Set in a utopian 2067, Carnage: Swallowing The Past looks back at a time when human beings ate other animals. Amstell commented: “I have written and directed a film about veganism. I’m sorry.” The film also stars Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley, … >

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‘Capital’ episode guide

Set on a single street in South London, BBC One’s Capital is a portrait of a road transformed by soaring property prices. What was once the home of modest lower-middle class families, Pepys Road has been continuously gentrified into a street of multimillion pound houses. Peter Bowker’s adaptation of John Lanchester’s novel Capital stars Toby … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 2 review: BBC drama at its absolute finest

BBC One’s Capital continues with a marvelous second episode from writer Peter Bowker. As the WE WANT WHAT YOU HAVE campaign heats up, lives on Pepys Road are irrevocably changed and tragedy strikes for one family. After Capital’s outstanding opening episode it would be reasonable to assume a slight downward spiral for this second instalment. … >

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‘Capital’ Episode 1 review: Intricately woven, mesmerising drama

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones shine in the first episode of BBC One’s outstanding new three-part drama from Peter Bowker, adapted from John Lanchester’s best-selling satirical novel. Pepys Road is a seemingly ordinary street in South London until the residents find themselves continually plagued by incessant postcards; postcards with one single message: WE WANT WHAT … >

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‘Unforgotten’ Season 2 confirmed

ITV has commissioned a second season of Unforgotten. Starring Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar as detectives investigating a ‘cold’ murder case, Unforgotten launched on ITV last month and the six-part first season concluded last night. > Order Unforgotten on DVD on Amazon. ITV’s Director of Drama Steve November announced: “We are pleased with the audience response … >

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‘Unforgotten’ Episode 5 review: Who killed Jimmy Sullivan?

As viewers we know this is the fifth episode of six, and so the story cannot be wrapped up this week. DI Cassie Stuart (Nicola Walker) doesn’t have this benefit; she and DS Khan (Sanjeev Bhaskar) are tied down to police procedure and following the clues as they appear. Are they any closer to the … >

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