Ncuti Gatwa

Ncuti Gatwa leads new Audible adaptation of David Copperfield

The Doctor Who star is cast alongside Theo James and Helena Bonham Carter.  Following his adaptation of Oliver Twist last year, Sam Mendes (Spectre) is reteaming with Audible to produce another Dickens’ classic. For his take on David Copperfield, Mendes has put together a starry line-up with Ncuti Gatwa in the title role. The cast … >

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Red Eye cast - Jing Lusi, Richard Armitage & Lesley Sharp

Red Eye – ITV commissions a high-octane thriller from Bad Wolf

The in-flight international series stars Richard Armitage, Jing Lusi and Lesley Sharp.  ITV have announced that they have cleared the airborne thriller series Red Eye for take-off. The six-part show takes place both onboard an all-night plane flight from London to Beijing, as well as in the corridors of power in Westminster. Red Eye stars … >

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Succession's Kendall Roy (Jeremy Strong) wearing headphones

The CultBox Podcast Roundup – May 2023

Cheer up Kendall, here’s the Podcast Roundup for May 2023 – our favourites from the worlds of CultBox.  Our picks this month, in no particular order, are… Back to One Ep 253 – Jon Voight Host Peter Rinaldi talks to the legendary actor John Voight about his acting career and his approach to roles. It’s … >

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Gallifrey: War Room 1 – Allegiance audio review

War Room is the latest iteration of Gallifrey, chronicling the events of Doctor Who‘s Time War.  As the last boxset of Gallifrey: Time War wrapped up, it left our heroes in desperate straits. With the resurrected Rassilon dominant, in the form of the belligerent Richard Armitage, attempts at resistance crumbled. Romana was captured and consigned … >

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Gallifrey: Time War 4 audio review

Gallifrey: Time War 4 concludes the current storyline for Gallifrey. With Romana lost and Leela returned, former CIA operative Narvin remains an outcast from his home; the planet of the Time Lords now firmly gripped by the resurrected Rassilon. The legendary Time Lord has worn many guises, but perhaps never before that of the handsome … >

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The Martian Invasion Of Earth review

After a slight delay (it was originally planned for last autumn), Big Finish has released its final HG Wells title, The Martian Invasion of Earth. Adapted and directed by Nick Briggs, it stars Richard Armitage as the narrator, now firmly established as Herbert Wells (the novel avoids names for most characters). Herbert’s wife, Amy, is … >

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5 realistic contenders to play James Bond next

The dust has barely settled on Spectre’s theatrical release and yet speculation on who will replace Daniel Craig as 007 is already rearing its head. To be honest, it never really goes away and probably started the day after Craig was announced as Bond in October 2005. Yet many of the actors whose names are … >

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‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Blu-ray review

‘There and Back Again’. So reads the alternative title of J.R.R. Tolkein’s The Hobbit. It also once served as the planned title of this third and final instalment in Peter Jackson’s sprawling film adaptation. And, while ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’ is certainly a fitting title for a film dominated by war, that original … >

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Win ‘Into the Storm’ on Bluray!

Prepare to be blown away when action-packed disaster thriller Into the Storm arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Monday 15 December. > Read our review of Into the Storm. To celebrate the release, we’ve got Blu-rays to give away to three of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on Twitter … >

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‘Into the Storm’ movie review

Into the Storm is, in many ways, a film that feels overdue. For years now it seems that every time you turn on the news, Mother Nature is battering some corner of the Earth, be it hurricanes in the U.S., typhoons in the Pacific or earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan. The footage that news reports … >

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