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That Christmas – Netflix reveal the cast for its festive animation

It might only be March, but Netflix have started to unwrap details of its Richard Curtis penned festive treat. That Christmas, written by Richard Curtis and adapted from his own series of children’s books, is an animated feature which boasts an impressive roster of vocal talent. In the animated film, Brian Cox (Succession) will play … >

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Blackadder Goes Fourth

Blackadder – 40th Anniversary celebrated with two new documentaries

The UKTV Gold channel is celebrating the beloved comedy series throughout June.  Blackadder, the classic era-hopping comedy is 40 years old this June. To mark the occasion, the UTKV comedy channel Gold is devoting the month to the show. The channel is stripping the show’s four series across weeknights, as well as debuting two new … >

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Blackadder’s Baldrick returns for Comic Relief 2023

Sir Tony Robinson will reprise his famous Blackadder character for this year’s Comic Relief.  Thanks to an appearance by writer Richard Curtis on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show, we’ve learned that Blackadder is back for this year’s Comic Relief. Tony Robinson is reprising his role as the eternally put upon servant for a sketch … >

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Join Matt Smith and Karen Gillan for Doctor Who ‘Vincent and the Doctor’ live tweets

Following the successful fan events, #SaveTheDay, and #TripOfALifetime Doctor Who Magazine writer Emily Cook has organized another communal fan watch-along and live tweet of the Doctor Who series 5 episode Vincent and the Doctor – on Vincent van Gogh’s birthday. On Monday March 30, Cook invites fans all over the world to watch Vincent and … >

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Ed Sheeran could star in a musical comedy movie

Ed Sheeran is apparently in talks to appear in a new musical comedy movie, from British cinema legends Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis. Curtis (the scribe behind Love Actually, Four Weddings And A Funeral, About Time and The Boat That Rocked) has written a new comedy film – apparently themed around music – for Danny … >

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Channel 4 to celebrate 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s birth

Channel 4 has ordered a one-off film celebrating Roald Dahl’s 10 best-selling children’s books, hosted by David Walliams. The 90-minute special will bring together a host of stars to mark the 100th anniversary of Dahl’s birth, including Steven Spielberg, Julie Walters, Richard Curtis, Mackenzie Crook, Jarvis Cocker, Johnny Vegas, Jessica Hynes and Miriam Margolyes. Roald Dahl’s Most … >

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Win ‘Trash’ on Blu-ray™!

To celebrate the release of the extraordinary story of three young boys from the slums of Rio De Janeiro with Trash, out now on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download, we’re giving three lucky winners the chance to get their hands on a copy of the Blu-ray! For a chance to win, just follow @CultBoxTV on … >

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‘Esio Trot’ review

‘Very often in life it’s the quiet, unassuming ones who turn out to be the most interesting.’ So says our Narrator, who happens to be a surprisingly charming James Corden, in full on Jackanory mode, as he tells us the tale of Esio Trot and bounds about a typically Richard Curtis London; one with all … >

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