The CultBox Podcast Roundup – December 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for December 2021 Our favourites this month have included, in no particular order… Full Disclosure with James O’Brien S2, Ep74 – Johnny Vaughan James O’Brien talks to fellow radio show host Johnny Vaughan about his life before becoming a presenter. With nothing to sell and apparently never having opened up … >

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Bafflegab bring Howl’s Moving Castle to Radio 4

Diana Wynne Jones’ novel has been adapted as an hour-long Sunday afternoon drama.  First published in 1986, and famously made into an Oscar-nominated anime film, Howl’s Moving Castle is a fantasy classic. Set in the land of Ingary, it tells the story of Sophie Hatter who is resigning herself to an uninteresting life working in … >

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What are the cast of ‘Misfits’ doing now?

Broadcast on E4 from 2009 to 2013, sci-fi comedy-drama Misfits followed a group of young offenders on community service who gained supernatural powers after being caught in an electrical storm. Misfits ran for five seasons and, like Being Human, by the end had a completely different cast to the one it had started with. > … >

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Everything we know so far about Season 2 of ‘Our Girl’

BBC One has announced that Our Girl will be coming back for a second season. However, it looks like the new episodes will be very different, with a new cast telling an all new story in a new setting. Here’s everything we know about Season 2 so far…   Why isn’t Lacey Turner returning as … >

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10 films to watch while you wait for ‘Our Girl’ to return

BBC One’s Our Girl started life as a 90-minute TV movie that struck a chord with viewers in the UK and drew in over 6 million viewers. The army drama was popular enough to ensure that a full season was commissioned, gaining new fans in the US, Canada and Australia. What was it about Molly … >

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10 of the most shocking moments in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5

No Game of Thrones season is complete without a few shocks along the way. From Ned’s execution in Season 1 to Joffrey’s poisoning in Season 4, the show has delighted in pulling the rug out from under its viewers’ feet and the show’s recent fifth season was no different. > Buy the complete Season 1-4 … >

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‘Our Girl’ opinion: For and against Season 2’s big recast

Our Girl fans finally had confirmed last month that BBC One’s army drama would be returning in 2016 for a second season. However, the announcement was bittersweet, as it was also revealed that lead actress Lacey Turner (Eastenders) has stepped down from her role as medic Molly Dawes and would not be returning for the … >

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Lacey Turner explains ‘Our Girl’ exit

EastEnders actress Lacey Turner has commented on her departure from BBC One’s Our Girl. The army drama will return for a second season in 2016, it was announced yesterday. However, former Coronation Street actress Michelle Keegan will replace Turner in the lead role. Lacey Turner, who has played Stacey Branning in EastEnders since 2004, responded: “I … >

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