Watch new trailer for Tom Hardy’s epic BBC One drama ‘Taboo’

BBC One has released an epic 90-second trailer for Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new drama series. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, Taboo began filming in London in November 2015. The eight-part period drama’s first episode will air at 9.15pm on Saturday 7 January … >

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BBC One confirms start date for Tom Hardy drama ‘Taboo’

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new series Taboo will launch on BBC One in the new year. Produced by Ridley Scott and based on an original story by Tom Hardy and his father, Chips Hardy, the eight-part period drama began filming in London last November. The first episode of Taboo will air on Saturday 7 January 2017 … >

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10 actresses who could play the next ‘Doctor Who’ companion

After Jenna Coleman’s surprisingly long stint as Clara Oswald came to a close last year, the TARDIS is vacant once again. But even though Doctor Who is on the verge of massive change with Steven Moffat being replaced as showrunner by Chris Chibnall in 2018, it seems likely that at least one thing Moffat will … >

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Tom Hardy begins filming new BBC One drama ‘Taboo’

Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight’s major new BBC One series Taboo has started filming in London this week. Starring Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road) in the lead role, the eight-part drama is directed by Kristoffer Nyholm (The Killing). Taboo sees Hardy play James Keziah Delaney, who returns to 1814 London after 10 years in … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special review: ‘White Christmas’

This Christmas special of Charlie Brooker’s techno-horror show manages to compact the show’s usual three-part run into one, feature-length, portmanteau episode. Rafe Spall’s Potter wakes up in a shelter in the middle of a featureless snowy tundra, and finds Jon Hamm’s relentlessly upbeat Matt making a Christmas meal for them. Anyone who has seen Prometheus … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special preview: ‘White Christmas’ launch report

Earlier this week, very sympathetic to the fact that everyone is probably suffering from festive fatigue, Channel 4 held a preview event in London for Charlie Brooker’s upcoming Black Mirror Christmas special, ‘White Christmas’. In various states of recovery from our respective office Christmas parties – aided by multiple mince pies and several glasses of … >

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‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special trailer

A trailer has been released for Channel 4’s upcoming Black Mirror Christmas special, written by Charlie Brooker. The one-off 90-minute episode is comprised of three stories, which are “bound together into a suitably unsettling whole”. Starring Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Rafe Spall and Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones), ‘White Christmas’ will air on Tuesday 16 … >

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‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm joins ‘Black Mirror’ Christmas special

Channel 4 has announced the stars of the upcoming feature-length Black Mirror Christmas special. Featuring “three interwoven stories of Yuletide techno-paranoia “, the 90-minute episode‘s cast includes Jon Hamm (Mad Men), Rafe Spall (One Day) and Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones). Jon Hamm’s character will appear in all three stories, “binding them together into a suitably … >

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‘The Crimson Field’ has been axed

BBC One has confirmed that The Crimson Field will not be returning for a second series. Creator and writer Sarah Phelps revealed on Twitter: “Found out today that #TheCrimsonField won’t be recommissioned by @BBCOne Gutted doesn’t even touch the sides of how I feel.” Starring Oona Chaplin, Hermione Norris and Suranne Jones, the World War … >

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