James Bond retrospective 004: ‘Thunderball’ (1965)

It’s the most financially successful James Bond film (adjusted for inflation), the second (after Goldfinger) to win an Oscar, this time for Best Visual Effects, and infamously remade as Never Say Never Again, luring Sean Connery back to the role, in 1983. AND YET. Reaction to Thunderball has always been decidedly mixed, for reasons that … >

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‘Playhouse Presents…’ episode guide

An all-star cast of acclaimed talent are set to appear in Sky Arts’ new and exclusive comedy and drama strand, Playhouse Presents…, beginning this month. Starring Brenda Blethyn, Trevor Eve, Stephen Fry, Richard E. Grant, Sheila Hancock, John Hurt, Tom Jones, Eddie Marsan, Gina McKee, Paul O’Grady, Martin Shaw, Stellan Skarsgård, David Tennant, Emma Thompson, … >

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Win ‘The Voice’ books!

The Voice: Access All Areas, the official companion book to BBC One’s huge new talent show, is published on 26th April, priced £12.99. > Buy the book on Amazon. To celebrate, we’ve got copies of the book to give away to five of our Twitter followers! For a chance to win, just follow CultBox on … >

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