Years and Years: Emma Thompson, Rory Kinnear and more join Russell T Davies drama

Following the huge success of A Very English Scandal Russell T Davies is penning a new futuristic drama, Years and Years – starring Emma Thompson, Rory Kinnear and a bunch more stars… Years and Years will be a limited six-part series and take place in a future vision of UK. As Britain is rocked by unstable political, economic and technological … >

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David Tennant, Jessica Hynes for new BBC comedy drama

David Tennant and Jessica Hynes are on their way back to the BBC, with a new comedy-drama by the name of There She Goes. The series is penned by Shaun Pye, based on things that he and his family have been through. And it’ll see Tennant and Hynes as parents bringing up a nine-year old … >

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8 ‘Spaced’ actors who’ve appeared in ‘Doctor Who’

Can you believe it’s nearly 18 years since Tim, Daisy and co appeared on our screens in the first season of Channel 4’s cult comedy Spaced? Take a look at our Top 5 Spaced episodes here. Fans of Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who era will remember Nick Frost’s role in 2014’s Christmas special, but here are seven … >

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‘Doctor Who’ revisited: 10 years since ‘Human Nature’ / ‘The Family of Blood’

Written by Paul Cornell, ‘Human Nature’ and ‘The Family of Blood’ were the eighth and ninth episodes of the modern Doctor Who era’s third season. The story aired from 26 May to 2 June 2007. Buy 2007’s season on DVD on Amazon here.   The story England, 1913. A schoolteacher named John Smith dreams he’s a mysterious time-travelling hero called … >

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‘W1A’ is returning to BBC Two for a third season

It’s been confirmed today that W1A will be back for a brand new season later this year. Written and directed by creator John Morton, six new 30-minute episodes will begin filming next month. The official synopsis reads: “The BBC’s Head of Values, Ian Fletcher (Hugh Bonneville), is once again throwing open the revolving doors to New Broadcasting … >

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‘Hooten and the Lady’ review: Episode 5 is ideal Friday night escapist fun

This week’s adventure came to interrupt Lady Alexandra Lindo-Parker (Ophelia Lovibond) amid crucial decisions surrounding her upcoming nuptials; while Alex has been making plans, her stalwart colleague Ella (Jessica Hynes) has gone and got herself kidnapped by bandits. Working to a forty-eight hour time limit, in which she had to both relieve the British Museum … >

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