The Diplomat (Netflix)

The Diplomat – Netflix orders a second season

Keri Russell’s Ambassador Kate Wyler will return.  Netflix’s political thriller The Diplomat, which stars Keri Russell as the newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, has gone down a storm. The show premiered on 20th April and debuted at No.1 on Netflix’s weekly global Top 10 TV (English) list. Now, in the wake of … >

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Pearl Mackie heads to Netflix to join The Diplomat

The political thriller stars Keri Russell with Rufus Sewell, Rory Kinnear and Celia Imrie.  Former Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie, who played Bill Potts opposite Peter Capaldi, is proving that Doctor Who continues to be terrific launchpad for a wider career. The Brixton born actor, who joined the show from a production of The Curious … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – July 2021

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast roundup for July 2021. Our favourites this month have included… From Queer to Eternity #11 – Samuel Barnett Hosted by prolific Big Finish director/producer Scott Handcock, From Queer to Eternity features conversations with guests from across the LGBTQ+ community, sharing stories of their experiences and exploring what it means to … >

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Ann Cleeves The Long Call

The Long Call to be a TV series starring Ben Aldridge

Ben Aldridge will star in a new four-part ITV series of The Long Call Our Girl and Fleabag actor Ben Aldridge is set to take the leading role as DI Matthew Venn in ITV’s new adaptation, The Long Call. The evocative and gripping four-part event drama is inspired by the best-selling novel of the same title from … >

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A Collection of Doctor Who Holiday Treats

Several Doctor Who-related photos and recordings can be found here. I will add to the collection as I find more so it might be worth it to to revisit this site in the days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Day. Doctor Who ’Twas the Night Before Christmas narrated by Bradley Walsh. Christmas Dinner at … >

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Pearl Mackie signs up for new sitcom

Pearl Mackie continues to land post-Doctor Who roles, and for one of her next projects, she’s teaming up with The Inbetweeners star Joe Thomas. The pair of them are set to headline Proposal, with Thomas playing Jamie and Mackie playing Lucy. The plot sounds a little familiar. Jamie wants to propose to Lucy, but a … >

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