Inside No 9 series 6

Inside No 9 series 6 cast announced as filming finishes

Inside No 9 series 6 cast details have been revealed as filming finishes Inside No 9 series 6 is coming later this year to BBC Two and BBC iPlayer, and will once again include six stand-alone stories and be broadcast weekly. Cast revealed so far includes: Sian Clifford (Fleabag, Quiz), Adrian Dunbar (Line Of Duty), … >

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Alex Kingston, Lindsay Duncan join A Discovery Of Witches

It’s a bit of a Doctor Who reunion for Sky One’s upcoming screen adaptation of Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery Of Witches. Already, the show is being overseen by former-Who producer Julie Gardner and ex-BBC commissioning editor Jane Tranter. Their Bad Wolf Studios company is also set to film the show in Cardiff. Now we learn … >

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Simon Amstell brings vegan mockumentary ‘Carnage’ to BBC iPlayer

Stand-up comedian Simon Amstell has written and directed his first feature length film for BBC iPlayer. Set in a utopian 2067, Carnage: Swallowing The Past looks back at a time when human beings ate other animals. Amstell commented: “I have written and directed a film about veganism. I’m sorry.” The film also stars Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley, … >

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‘Close to the Enemy’ trailer: First look at Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama

The first trailer for Stephen Poliakoff’s new BBC Two drama Close to the Enemy has been released. Written and directed by Stephen Poliakoff, the six-part series is mainly set in a bomb-damaged London hotel in the aftermath of the Second World War. Jim Sturgess (One Day) leads the cast, alongside Freddie Highmore (Bates Motel), Angela Bassett (American … >

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5 of the best ‘Toast of London’ cameos

If your answer to the question ‘Do you like Toast of London?‘ is a resounding ‘YES!’ (in an attempted fruity baritone) then you’ll be delighted to hear that the third season of Channel 4’s Rose d’Or winning cult comedy is now out on DVD, won’t you? ‘YES!’ And while much of the lure of the … >

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Watch Michael Gambon as Winston Churchill in new ITV drama

ITV has released the first clip from their new one-off drama about Sir Winston Churchill set in the 1950s. Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan Smith’s recently published book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, and adapted by Stewart Harcourt (Treasure Island). Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) leads the cast as Churchill alongside Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) as Clementine … >

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Matthew Macfadyen and Romola Garai join ITV’s Winston Churchill drama

ITV has announced further casting for their new one-off drama about Sir Winston Churchill set in the 1950s. Churchill’s Secret is based on Jonathan Smith’s recently published book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, and adapted by Stewart Harcourt (Treasure Island). Joining the previously announced Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Churchill and Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) as Clementine … >

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Michael Gambon to play Winston Churchill in new ITV drama

ITV has commissioned a new one-off drama about Sir Winston Churchill set in the 1950s. Churchill’s Secret will star Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Churchill and Lindsay Duncan (Birdman) as Clementine Churchill. The feature-length film is based on Jonathan Smith’s recently published book, The Churchill Secret: KBO, and adapted by Stewart Harcourt (Treasure Island). ITV’s … >

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