Amandaland - Philippa Dunne, Lucy Punch & Joanna Lumley

Amandaland – BBC commission a Motherland spinoff starring Lucy Punch

Adventures in the world of secondary school are coming for Motherland‘s Amanda in Amandaland.  Providing three series so far, the joyous Motherland rang true with anyone who’s ever done a school run. While the show itself seems to be finished – the last being 2022’s Christmas special – the BBC have unveiled a spin-off. Amandaland … >

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith – official trailer lands

Donald Glover and Maya Erskine star as the spies living undercover, together as Mr. and Mrs. Smith.  After showrunner Francesca Sloane’s fascinating open letter about the show, Prime Video have dropped the official trailer for Mr. and Mrs. Smith. The adaption of the 2005 rom com aims to re-mix the concept and looks like bags … >

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Together — James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in new BBC lockdown drama

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan to star in Together James McAvoy (Split, X-Men franchise, His Dark Materials) and Sharon Horgan (Catastrophe, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, Military Wives) star in multi award-winning writer, Dennis Kelly’s (Utopia, Pulling, The Third Day) searingly funny and painfully poignant love story, Together. Directed by  Stephen Daldry (The Crown, … >

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Shining Vale — horror comedy gets an eight part season 1 commission

Shining Vale (billed as a horror comedy) has been picked up (from pilot) by Starz Deadline has reported on the commissioning of Shining Vale. The series is the co-creation of Jeff Astrof (Trial & Error) and Sharon Horgan (Divorce). The series stars Courteney Cox (Friends), Greg Kinnear (The Stand) and Mira Sorvino (Glow & Darkness [due later this … >

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Sharon Horgan announces another TV project

Sharon Horgan is adapting Woman On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown, a comedy book with biographical elements by Lorna Martin, into a TV series for W (the UKTV channel formerly known as Watch). Horgan is also working on Catastrophe series 4 at the moment, as well as producing two projects at Channel 4. The plot for the Woman On … >

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Channel 4 announces two more Sharon Horgan comedies

It’s a good day to be a Sharon Horgan fan, as Channel 4 has announced two new comedy series from the Irish writer/comedian/actress/producer. The boffins behind this terrestrial channel have given £10 million of new budget to the comedy genre, and it seems like they’re spending it wisely. One of Horgan’s new shows is going … >

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Motherland: BBC orders a second series

Here’s some good news: the comedy series Motherland is to return for a second series, as the BBC has picked up more episodes of the show. The show is penned by Sharon Horgan, Holly Walsh, Graham Linehan and Helen Linehan, and was originally picked up in the first place after a successful pilot episode in … >

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