The Gallows Pole cast

The Gallows Pole — cast announced for new Shane Meadows drama

The BBC has announced the cast for Shane Meadows’ new drama The Gallows Pole Shane Meadows (This is England) has assembled the cast for his first period TV drama The Gallows Pole. Pictured above are: top L-R: Michael Socha, Thomas Turgoose, George MacKay, Tom Burke, Sophie McShera; bottom L-R: Cara Theobold, Yusra Warsama, Samuel Edward-Cook, Anthony … >

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E4 has axed ‘The Aliens’ after one season

It’s been confirmed that The Aliens won’t be returning to E4 for a second season. From the makers of Misfits and created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part comedy-drama launched on E4 earlier this year. The Aliens starred Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum), alongside Michael Smiley (Black … >

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‘The Aliens’ trailer: First look at E4’s new sci-fi comedy-drama

E4 has released the first trailer for new comedy-drama The Aliens, from the makers of Misfits. Created by In the Flesh writer Fintan Ryan, the six-part series begins on E4 next month. Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum) lead the cast of The Aliens, alongside Michael Smiley … >

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What are the cast of ‘Being Human’ doing now?

Between 2009 and 2013, supernatural drama Being Human was the jewel in BBC Three’s crown, being nominated for two BAFTAs and launching the careers of its young and upcoming cast. The series saw two sets of main characters – a vampire, a werewolf (or two) and a ghost – as well as numerous guest characters … >

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‘Being Human’ star joins E4’s new ‘Aliens’ comedy

E4 has announced the cast for new comedy-drama Aliens. Michael Socha (This is England, Being Human) and Michaela Coel (Top Boy, Chewing Gum) will lead the cast, with Socha playing the show’s mild-mannered hero and Coel as an alien. The six one-hour episodes will also star Michael Smiley (Black Mirror), Ashley Walters (Cuffs), Holli Dempsey … >

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‘This is England ’90’ Episode 4 review: Is this England?

What a long emotional journey it’s been, seven years in the lives of nine young people growing up in England in the 1980s. This Is England has been criticized by many as to the accuracy of its portrayal of youth culture amidst this green and pleasant land, with the question “Is this England” having been … >

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‘This Is England’ interview: Shane Meadows on final season

The final chapter of Shane Meadows’ This is England saga concludes next weekend on Channel 4. It’s winter: there’s a promise of new beginnings for Combo, Lol and Woody but nothing ever works out as planned. Kelly is in a very dark place. She hasn’t just strayed from the path, she’s gone fully off piste … >

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