Karen Gillan

Fools – Karen Gillan to star as Mary Tudor

The period comedy will chronicle the friendship between a Queen and her court jester.  Karen Gillan is taking a regal role in the forthcoming comedy Fools, according to Deadline. The former Doctor Who star, who jumped to the big screen with roles in The Guardians of the Galaxy and Jumanji, will star as in Fools … >

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A Boy Called Christmas

A Boy Called Christmas trailer released by Sky ahead of November release

A Boy Called Christmas is coming this November, and the trailer is out now Christmas comes early with the launch of the main trailer for Gil Kenan’s (Monster House, Ghostbusters: Afterlife) live-action magical adventure A Boy Called Christmas, a Sky Original. The cast includes newcomer Henry Lawfull as protagonist, Nikolas, Toby Jones (Infamous, Tinker Tailor Soldier … >

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Six Minutes to Midnight

Six Minutes to Midnight trailer and launch date for new Sky Original thriller

Eddie Izzard and Judi Dench star in Sky Original Period thriller Six Minutes to Midnight Six Minutes to Midnight is a period thriller inspired by real events, directed by Andy Goddard (Downton Abbey, Carnival Row, Set Fire to the Stars) and starring Eddie Izzard, Academy Award® winners Judi Dench and Jim Broadbent alongside Carla Juri, David … >

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‘War and Peace’ episode guide

Mr Selfridge writer Andrew Davies has adapted Leo Tolstoy’s 1869 literary masterpiece War and Peace for BBC One. Directed by Tom Harper (Peaky Blinders), the six-part series stars Lily James (Downton Abbey) as Natasha Rostova, James Norton (Grantchester) as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Paul Dano (12 Years A Slave) as Pierre Bezukhov. The cast also includes … >

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‘War and Peace’ Episode 5 review: Natasha is broken

I shouldn’t like to have lived in the Russia of War and Peace, as pretty as it may have been. The consequences of Natasha’s momentary lapse of sanity have come to light: James Norton plays Andrei here with a stoicism so fragile you can see his brokenness leaking out through the fractures in it – … >

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Win BBC One’s ‘War and Peace’ on Blu-ray!

Andrew Davies’ new adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel War and Peace arrives on DVD and Blu-ray on Monday 8 February. Set in Russia, 1805 and starring Paul Dano (Love and Mercy), Lily James (Downtown Abbey) and James Norton (Happy Valley), the epic six-part series is also available to download and keep from BBCStore.com. > … >

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‘War and Peace’ Episode 4 review: This has become stressful television

So, sweet Natasha and nice Andrei get themselves engaged after all – but there’s a catch! At his grumpy dad’s insistence, he has to spend a year abroad first, backpacking through Europe, presumably. This will definitely end well for our lovebirds, won’t it? Meanwhile, Nicolai’s mum and dad politely request that he marry a nice … >

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