In The Flesh: show creator rules out Kickstarter revival

It remains one of the most disappointing decisions of recent times, when BBC Three opted not to give Dominic Mitchell’s terrific In The Flesh a third series order. The supernatural drama, that won a BAFTA, was caught in the midst of changing times at the channel, and eventually, the BBC pulled the plug on the … >

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E4 has axed ‘The Aliens’ after one season

It’s been confirmed that The Aliens won’t be returning to E4 for a second season. From the makers of Misfits and created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part comedy-drama launched on E4 earlier this year. The Aliens starred Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum), alongside Michael Smiley (Black … >

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‘Being Human’ star joins E4’s new ‘Aliens’ comedy

E4 has announced the cast for new comedy-drama Aliens. Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum) will lead the cast, with Socha playing the show’s mild-mannered hero and Coel as an alien. The six one-hour episodes will also star Michael Smiley (Black Mirror), Ashley Walters (Cuffs), Holli Dempsey … >

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Win ‘In the Flesh’ soundtrack albums!

Composer Edmund Butt’s hauntingly romantic score to BBC Three’s BAFTA Award winning In the Flesh is released by Silva Screen Records on Monday 27 April. > Buy the album on Amazon. To celebrate, we’ve got albums to give away to four of our Twitter followers! > Read our review of the album. For a chance … >

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‘In the Flesh’ star wants ‘Doctor Who’ lead role

Luke Newberry has revealed that he’s keen to take over the role of the Doctor when Peter Capaldi leaves Doctor Who. The star of BBC Three zombie drama In the Flesh will next be seen in new crime drama From Darkness on BBC One. Looking ahead, Newberry told Radio Times: “I’d love to play the … >

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‘In the Flesh’ soundtrack album review

Here’s a nice reminder that one of the BBC’s best BAFTA-winning shows hasn’t been recommissioned: the soundtrack to that BAFTA-winning BBC show. Sorry. Sorry. That’s too jaundiced a way of looking at things, and certainly in respect to a fine soundtrack. All you Rotter fans, don’t think of this as a reminder of what you’ve … >

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E4 orders new comedy ‘Aliens’ from team behind ‘Misfits’

The makers of Misfits will return to E4 with Aliens, a brand new comedy-drama. The six 60-minute episodes will begin filming later this year. Aliens is created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan. Ryan commented: “Clerkenwell is the only company capable of making this show, E4 is the only place they’d let us make … >

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