David Tennant has landed another high-profile TV role

Next on the slate for David Tennant is a new role in a US TV production, this time starring opposite Jennifer Garner. He’s taking the male lead role in Camping, a new eight-part series coming from HBO. It’s been put together by the creator of Girls, Lena Dunham, and the former showrunner on that show, … >

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Rewind: Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade’s ‘AD/BC: A Rock Opera’ revisited

Before becoming known to a wider audience on The IT Crowd, Richard Ayoade and Matt Berry made their first television appearances in the brilliant Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace, a pastiche of low-budget ‘80s horror. A second season of Darkplace was discussed but sadly never commissioned, following low viewing figures and concern from Channel 4 bosses as … >

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Sky Atlantic orders ‘Robin’s Test’ comedy by Julia Davis

Sky Atlantic has announced the commission of a new comedy series from Julia Davis, the creator of Human Remains, Nighty Night and Hunderby. Robin’s Test follows a group of couples on a birthday camping trip to Dorset. The six-part series will star Julia Davis, Rufus Jones (W1A), Vicki Pepperdine (Together), Steve Pemberton (Inside No.9), Jonathan Cake … >

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Julia Davis returns to Sky Atlantic with ‘Hunderby Revisited’

A new two-part Hunderby special will begin filming this spring. The period comedy launched on Sky Atlantic in August 2012 and ran for eight episodes. Set in an isolated rural parish in the early 1800s, Hunderby was written, created by and starring Nighty Night‘s Julia Davis. Hunderby Revisited finds Hunderby still reeling from the revelations of … >

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Julia Davis returns with new Channel 4 comedy ‘Morning has Broken’

Channel 4 has commissioned a new comedy series from Nighty Night creator Julia Davis. Written by Davis, Morning has Broken will also feature the actress as Gail Sinclair, the ‘Queen of Daytime’ and star of ‘Good Morning… with Gail Sinclair’. The six 30-minute episodes will see things begin to go wrong for Sinclair after eight … >

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